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Webinar - FIDIC Yellow Book 1999 (Part 1 - 12) 2-Day Session

Webinar - FIDIC Yellow Book 1999 (Part 1 - 12) 2-Day Session

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Day 1 -Tuesday 8/3/2022 9:00 - 17:00 (Part 1-6)
Lunch 12:30-13:30

Course 1: The FIDIC Suite, key characteristics of the Yellow Book, the General Conditions and other documents (Free)

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the FIDIC suite, explain the purpose of the Yellow Book and how the contract is put together.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain what types of project the Yellow Book can be used
  2. Understand how the tender is put together and how the contract is formed
  3. Identify the different types of document which make up the Contract
  4. Understand how to draft Particular Conditions

Course 2: The personalities and communication (Free) 

The aim of this course is to understand the different personalities identified in the Contract, along with their roles and responsibilities and methods of communication.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify the personalities named in the Contract
  2. Explain their roles and the limits of their powers
  3. Understand how the contract deals with communications
  4. Learn the importance of communications in FIDIC contracts

Course 3: Tender and award, the contract documents, quality and design (Free)

The aim of this course is to understand the method by which the works under a FIDIC contract are tendered, how the contract is awarded, the documents that make up the contract and the Contractor’s obligations

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the tender and award process
  2. Explain how a FIDIC Yellow Book contract is made
  3. Explain the design submission procedure
  4. Outline the requirements regarding workmanship and materials

Course 4: Procurement and Subcontracting, Staff and Labour & Commencement and Completion

The aim of this course is to understand the Contractor’s obligations in respect of the people who are undertaking the works and how the works progress.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the obligations surrounding those people who carry out the works
  2. Outline the procedure for appointing subcontractors
  3. Identify the Contractor’s obligation to start and complete the works
  4. Explain the programme submission process.

Course 5: Programme and progress, Extension of Time, Suspension and Delay Damages

The aim of this course is to understand the extension of time provisions, the right of the Engineer to suspend the works and the consequences of late completion

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Outline the Contractor’s obligations as to progress and the consequences if it fails to follow the programme.
  2. Explain the extension of time provisions and how the Contractor makes a claim
  3. Understand the consequences of an instruction to suspend the work
  4. Understand how the delay damages are calculated and applied.

Course 6: Contract Price, Payment and Final Account

The aim of this course is to outline the various contractual provisions dealing with money and payment

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify the Contract Price
  2. Explain the payment provisions
  3. Understand how various statutory requirements impact upon payment
  4. Understand the Final Account procedure.

Day 2 -  Wednesday 9/3/2022 9:00 - 17:00 (Part 7-12)
Lunch 12:30-13:30

Course 7: Variations and Adjustments

The aim of this course is to understand the methods by which the Contract Price can be changed by Variations and other Adjustments

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Define a Variation
  2. Understand how Variations can be instructed
  3. Explain the valuation process

Course 8: Completion and Handover, Retention

The aim of this course is to outline the Completion and handover and Taking Over provisions in the contract

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Define Completion
  2. Understand the difference between Completion and Taking Over
  3. Outline the relevant procedure
  4. Explain how retention is released and how it is calculated.

Course 9: Tests and Defects Liability

The aim of this course is to understand the various provisions dealing with defective work and the various tests required by the contract

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the tests required before and after completion
  2. Outline the consequences of a failure of a test
  3. Understand the Contractor’s obligations in regard to defects

Course 10: Ground Conditions, Force Majeure and Termination

The aim of this course is to understand how the contract deals with unforeseen events.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand how the Contract divides liability for ground conditions between the parties
  2. Explain what is meant by a Force Majeure event and which party is liable
  3. Outline the process by which the Contractor can make a claim
  4. Understand the reasons for termination and the procedure a party must follow.

Course 11: Risk and Responsibility and Insurance

The aim of this course is to understand the various provisions dealing with insurable risks and what insurance is required.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the party’s liabilities surrounding insurable risks
  2. Explain the difference between liability and insurance
  3. Outline the various insurances required by the parties.

Course 12: Claims and dispute resolution

The aim of this course is to understand how FIDIC Yellow Book requires the Contractor to make a claim and how a dispute in connection with a claim is resolved.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the process for making a claim
  2. Understand the consequences of not following the process
  3. Identify the procedure for taking a claim to the dispute resolution process
  4. Outline the various dispute resolution methods in the contract