Construction Law

A lawyer discussing a construction contract with a project manager
Duration 6 hours
Course Description:

This course is designed to teach and familiarize owners, managers, supervisors and project managers with construction contracts and contract law, liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a contract, compiling and submitting proper extras and claims, and ways and means for leaders to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades and labour.

Topics Covered:
  • Understand the origins of law
  • Understand what a contract is and what makes a contract valid or invalid
  • Understand the roles in the construction industry as they apply to contract law
  • Know the different types of construction contracts
  • Interpret contracts
  • Understand what a custom contract consists of
  • Understand the principles of surety and the different types of bonds that are used
  • Know what type of insurance is required in the construction industry
  • Understand claims, the reasons for claims and the process of making a claim
  • Know the acts and regulations that are relevant to the construction industry
Audience:

This course is intended for people working in the construction industry who deal primarily in trade-to-trade and/or trade-to-customer situations.

Gold Seal Credits:

This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) to two (2) credits toward Gold Seal Certification upon successful completion of this course.

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