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Understanding Contractor and Subcontractor's Obligations under NEC3 ECS

Understanding Contractor and Subcontractor's Obligations under NEC3 ECS


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This course provides a quick and punchy summary of the main roles and responsibilities of both the Contractor and Subcontractor under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Subcontract (ECS). The session will take you through some of the general provisions, governing actions, identified and defined terms, communications, the roles of the Contractor, Early warning, Subcontractor’s main responsibilities for Providing the subcontract Works, Subcontractor’s design, People and working with the Contractor and Other.

Attendees of this course will have a much clearer understanding of the intent of the specific contractual clauses and in practical terms begin to see how they should administer them for the benefit of all parties on a particular project. 

You will learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain how contract notices and communication work under ECS
  2. Detail what an Early Warning is and what should be included on an EWN
  3. Understand what the key obligations of the Subcontractor are and
  4. Outline the key rights and responsibilities of the Contractor