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JCT Standard Building Contract 2016 - Practical Training

Designed for large or complex construction projects, the JCT Standard Building Contract is the indicated form when detailed contract provisions are needed.

One-day course

Wed 8 Aug 2018
09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
London, Venue, TBC
6 hours formal CPD

Early bird prices available until 27th June

£279 + VAT


This course will address the main causes of disputes that are predominantly related to time, cost and quality as well as exploring different methods of dispute settlement including mediation, adjudication and arbitration.

By exploring key aspects of the contract, you will be provided with essential knowledge and best practices that can be applied on the delivery of your own projects and improve your ability to better manage project risks.

Learning Objectives

  • 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 inspired scenarios through group exercises and discussions of simulated contract situations
  • Select an appropriate dispute resolution process  under JCT 2016
  • Deal with typical problems such as delays, loss and expense and extensions of time
  • Discuss and analyse JCT 2016 key changes in the contract

Who Should Attend

  • Contract Administrators, Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers
  • Commercial Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers
  • Architects, Engineers and other Construction Professionals who regularly advise clients or Contractors in the building and construction industry

Course structure

The day will cover time, quality, cost and dispute resolution using the trainer’s practical experience and best practice methods. As part of the session, case studies will assign you as the new contract administrator who is responsible for proposing a solution to project issues related to variations, extensions of time, loss and expense, as well as dispute resolution options and other outstanding and unresolved matters.


Course pre requisites

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.

If you don't have your own copies, you can order them online from RICS Shop.


  • RICS professionals
    Early bird rate £279 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals
    Early bird rate £358.5 + VAT
  • RICS professionals £310 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £399 + VAT
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