Who should take this: For contactors and anyone involved in procurement and contracting within a construction company.
To Register: Contact Allstar Enviro Safety- a distributor for Buildforce Canada online programs to receive a pin # to start. We take visa, mastercard or etransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Provide your name, phone and email to register.
Gain a basic and practical understanding of Canadian construction contract and subcontract essentials.
Understand what a contract is from a legal standpoint and what makes it valid and enforceable.
Know some key legal principles regarding general contracts and construction contracts. Understand why contracts are important in the construction process.
Learn the difference between a “bidding” contract and the actual construction contract.
Be able to discern the difference between a letter of intent, a purchase order, and a construction contract.
Learn about a major cause of construction disputes and why standard industry contract forms can reduce the risk of such disputes
Know the different types of construction contracts in terms of project delivery and pricing methods. Understand the structure, approach, and key provisions in a typical stipulated/fixed-price or lump-sum construction contract and subcontract.
Know how to read and understand a typical construction contract and subcontract. This course builds upon the BuildForce Construction Law course, and thus repeats some of the material where applicable. Construction Law, however, is not a prerequisite to taking this course.
Learning mode: This course uses interactive elements, scenarios, videos, and quizzes to reinforce learning. Allows self-paced, online e-learning, accessible 24/7 on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices
Gold Seal credits: 1 credit This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA)
Length:Approx. 5 hours