This course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators and supervisors.
What will you learn?
This two-day course will provide participants with the practical skills to effectively and proactively deal with conflict situations and avoid litigation. Course topics also include the Builders’ Lien Act, collecting debts, bonding, insurance, environmental law, safety law, and much more!
By the end of the course, you will:
Identify the basics of contract law – intention, offer, acceptance, consideration, capacity and legality
Understand a variety of CCDC/CCA and industry contracts, as well as when/how to use them
Understand how specifications and drawings fit within the contractual hierarchy
Write RFIs and Change Orders
Compile and submit proper extras and claims
Define back charges and how to avoid them
Understand the dispute resolution process – negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation
Use the Builder’s Lien Act to obtain security for debts
Understand how the ‘holdback system’ works and why
Use the Small Claims process to recover debts
Know the types of insurance, bonding, and sureties used in construction
Course fee includes: Lunch, digital certificate provided upon successful course completion, and course material provided by the instructor in-class.