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Introduction to Contracts 

COURSE 1 - INTRODUCTION TO CONTRACTS (1 Day Course)

SUITABLE FOR

Staff with involvement in any aspect of building or civil engineering contracts, subcontracts or supply contracts

PROVIDES

  • A detailed grounding in the essential elements of contract law and procedures
  • Particular emphasis on the formation of contracts

REVIEWS

  • Practical aspects of how contracts are formed
  • Guidance on how to monitor and control the pre-contract ‘battle of forms’
  • How to understand the key provisions of the contract
  • Includes a very useful simple system for keeping track of the formation of contracts

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Key points and potential pitfalls in the formation and performance of contracts
  • Particular focus to specialist construction work

COURSE CONTENT

  • English law
  • Contract law
  • How a contract is formed
  • Offer
  • Acceptance
  • Consideration
  • Monitoring the formation of contracts
  • Analysing when a contract is formed
  • Analysing what a contract consists of
  • Implied terms
  • Exclusion clauses
  • Who is a contract between?
  • How can a contract be discharged?
  • Limitation periods and deeds
  • A typical contract checklist
  • Invalidity of contracts
  • Key subcontract provisions

COSTS, LOCATIONS AND DATES

For information relating to costs, locations and dates of this training course please contact Katy Barker (Membership and Training Co-ordinator). 

CITB Grant:

Note: Employers who are registered as in-scope leviable with CITB, including those in-scope leviable employers who do not pay a Levy, may be able to claim a CITB grant of £50 per day. A further 10% supplementary payment is available for companies that pay a levy.

For further information contact the CITB using the following link: www.citb.co.uk/levy-grant/  

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