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Advanced NEC3 ECC User's Guide

Construction Study Centre
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Length: 1 day
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Advanced NEC3 ECC User's Guide

Advanced NEC3 ECC User's Guide Course

Advanced NEC3 ECC User's Guide - 1-day course for experienced NEC practitioners

This Advanced NEC3 ECC User's Guide will provide delegates with previous experience in using the ECC with a review of the contract at an advanced user's level.

The in-house programme is designed to build on delegates' existing knowledge of NEC3, providing them with a more detailed, advanced understanding of:

  • NEC contracts and their terms
  • The distinctive approach that NEC provides to contracts
  • The problems associated with complacence

Delegates will benefit from the ability to share problems and queries with experienced instructors, as well as their fellow delegates. The course is delivered in-house and will be based on pre-event conference calls designed to obtain delegates' views on the course content.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for delegates who are already experienced in using the ECC.

It is particularly beneficial to those who have already attended a Construction Study Centre NEC and/or NEC Compensation Events course.

Training Course Content

Course content includes:

Preparing the Tender

  • Preparing the Works Information – a detailed consideration of all the factors that need to be included in the Works Information.
  • Completing the Contract Data – a detailed review of the entries required in the Contract Data

How to make the Contract Data more User Friendly, and the Relevance of the Entries to the Terms

  • Site information – content and significance
  • Risk allocation
  • Risk of price – the different arrangements and what they mean, the significance of fee etc.
  • Signing the Contract
  • Responsibility for ambiguities and conflict
  • Risk and pricing risk
  • Risk Register
  • Tender Programme
  • Development of the Activity Schedule under Options A and C

Contract Performance – Risk and Entitlement

  • Design – standards and liability
  • Ambiguity etc.
  • Accepted Programme –time, risk and float
  • ‘Events’ on programme
  • Quality, quality control, contract standards and administration
  • Early warnings and risk reduction
  • Building `mutual trust and co-operation`
  • Managing the Risk Register
  • Gaining foresight – a co-ordinated view of the contents of the Accepted Programme
    and its interaction with the Communication and Early Warning mechanisms
  • KPIs

Payment Mechanisms Main Options (A-F)

  • Intricacies of different payment mechanisms. The 4 variations on how the payment mechanism works
  • Detailed examination of the Schedule of Cost Components
  • Assessing defined cost and disallowed costs
  • Operating the mechanism
  • Fee
  • Interest
  • Contractor’s share
  • Timing of payment
  • Bonus schemes
  • KPIs
  • Assessing defined cost and disallowed costs

Frequently Arising Problems/Queries

  • What Clause 12.4 means - ‘entire agreement’ and its purpose
  • Priority of contract documents
  • Parties using a form of agreement
  • Written notice of an event recovery of additional time and cost with no notice and prevention of completion by employer – How does the NEC3 address this
  • Dealing with Provisional sums, allowing for uncertainties
  • Programme - re float and time risk allowances
  • Pre-estimate of damages reversibility

Expenses

This course is delivered in-house.

In-house and bespoke training

The Construction Study Centre offers in-house training that can be tailored to specific needs of your business. This can can be an off-the-shelf course delivered at a time and place that suits you, or a bespoke training built around the needs of your organisation. 

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