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JCT Introductory Workshop for Construction Professionals

JCT Introductory Workshop for Construction Professionals

Duration 1 day

Since 1931 the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has produced standard forms of construction contract and is today one of the most common forms of contract in use.

Our JCT Introductory Workshop is designed to explain the key aspects of the JCT suite of contracts, how JCT contracts are set up and implemented, looks at the key roles and responsibilities of individuals within the contract process and set out how JCT provisions deal with administrative matters, such as payment, control of the works, and control of time.

Learning Objectives

The workshop will help you identify the clauses, explore the definition and discuss practical examples in JCT 2016 Standard Building Contract that relate to time, cost, quality and dispute resolution, apply clauses to real world scenarios through group exercises and discussions of simulated contract scenarios, help you select an appropriate dispute resolution process under JCT 2016 and deal with typical problems such as delays, loss and expense and extensions of time and outline and analyse JCT 2016 key changes in the contract.

Course Outline

The JCT Introductory Workshop covers:

  • JCT procurement and contract and contractor selection and tendering
  • Standard forms of main contract and design liability
  • Sub-contractors and specialists
  • Setting up the contract
  • Insurances, bonds and collateral warranties
  • Payment
  • Control of the works
  • Time
  • Termination and insolvency
  • Introduction to dispute resolution
  • Model contract management forms

Recommended for: This Academy is recommended for everyone currently or about to be working under a JCT contract including: project managers, contract managers, quantity surveyors, clients, consultants, planners, contractors and their supply chain.

This Academy is suitable for those new to JCT as well as those looking to enhance their existing level of knowledge and understanding.

Delegates are required to bring along their own copy of the JCT Standard Building Contract, as this will be referred to throughout the course and will be required for the practical exercises.

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