Upcoming Workshops
Thursday 21st February 2019
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Thursday 7th March 2019
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Thursday 28th March 2019
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ACC Administration of Construction Contracts Book Now

Duration: 2 days

Start Time: Registration from 8.15AM. Commence 8.30AM. Finish 4.30PM

This two day course applies to all persons involved in the administration of construction (or works) contracts. It is aimed at introducing, reinforcing or refreshing the skills required for good contract administration.

Legal Aspects of Contracting

  • Basic contract law
  • Elements of a legally binding contract
  • When a contract may not exist
  • Contract termination
  • Interpretation
  • Rules of construction
  • Selection of contract type
  • Contract documents

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Organisational Structure
  • Principal
  • Superintendent
  • Contractor
  • Subcontractor
  • Other roles

Conditions of Contract

  • Background
  • Obligations and responsabilities
  • Common contractual problems

Contract Documentation and Records

  • The need for documentation
  • Documentation to control a contract
  • Types of documentation
  • Quality management

Contract Set Up

  • Contract set up
  • Contract administration procedures manual
  • Pre-start meeting

Commercial Aspects of Contracting

  • Commercial conditions
  • Contract price adjustment
  • Security and retention
  • Payment
  • Exchange rate variation
  • Duties and tariffs
  • Insurance
  • Ownership of title
  • Goods and services tax
  • Warranties, guarantees and service agreements
  • Defects liability

Time Related Issues

  • Programming
  • Extensions of time
  • Liquidated damages

Variations, Delay and Disruption

  • Directions
  • Variations
  • Delay and disruption

Construction Claims

  • Claims
  • Legal basis of claims
  • Contract entitlements
  • Contractual claims
  • Extra-contractual claims
  • Advancing claims
  • Make-up of typical prolongation and disruption claims
  • Early notification and resolution of claims
  • Security of payment claims

Dispute Resolution

  • Dispute management
  • Negotiation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Adjudication


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Workshop Price List (per person) Amount GST Total
Standard Rate

Payment must be received within 14 days of invoice date or prior to course commencement date (whichever is earliest)

$1300.00 $130.00 $1,430.00
Early Bird Rate

Early Bird discounts apply when registration and payment is received at least five (5) weeks prior to course commencement. Discounts are offered only for online credit card payment.

$1200.00 $120.00 $1,320.00
Group Rate

Group discounts apply when three (3) or more attendees are registered on the same booking. Discounts are offered only for online credit card payment.

$1100.00 $110.00 $1,210.00