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Contract Management Course

A  Masterclass for Contractors

Welcome to our Contract Management course, designed to equip contractors and subcontractors: site engineers, site agents, contracts managers and other site management staff, with essential skills in managing construction contracts. This course focuses on the standard engineering & construction contract documents in South Africa: GCC, JBCC, FIDIC, and NEC. Delegates will develop a structured approach to managing contracts from tendering through to snagging and hand-over.

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Master engineering & construction contracts with industry-endorsed expertise.

Course Application & Outcome

Upon completion, participants will be equipped to apply multiple contracts (GCC, JBCC, NEC & FIDIC) confidently in their roles, enabling them to excel as contractors or construction professionals. Participants will also receive a training certificate to earn Project Management Institute PDUs  and any other project management accreditations. This is also an opportunity to learn from industry experts Des Paulse (MAQS, AAARBSA, ICIOB) and Eroll Tate (Professional Engineer®, Professional Construction Manager®, Dispute Resolution Adjudicator).

Course Outline

Over two days, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of contract roles, responsibilities, and potential issues. Through case studies and interactive sessions, topics covered include:

Day 1

Understanding risk allocation
Tender process and contract award strategies
Effective contract management techniques

Day 2

Comparative analysis of standard forms of contracts
Key contractual mechanisms and clauses
Practical application exercises and case studies


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For Individuals

  • Enhanced contract management skills for career advancement.
  • Practical knowledge to prevent or minimize construction disputes.
  • Ability to contribute effectively at every stage of a construction project.
  • Certification of contract management competency.

For Organizations

  • Improved contract management practices leading to reduced disputes and increased project efficiency.
  • Compliance with engineering and construction industry-standard contract documents.
  • Cost savings through effective risk management and procurement strategies.
  • Opportunities for professional development and upskilling within the organization.

Join us for our Contract Management course and elevate your career in construction project management. Book now to secure your spot!

2024 Course Info

Online Scheduled Courses

4 full-day sessions
8 am – 12 pm / 12pm – 4pm

3rd to 5th & 8th

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In-person Scheduled Courses

3 full-day sessions
8 am – 4 pm

22nd to 23rd – Durban

13th to 14th – Midrand

6th to 7th – Cape Town

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* Book unscheduled course dates by selecting a preferred start date in the booking form.

Course Fees

In-person Course
R 11,400 incl. VAT

Online Course (will resume in 2024)
R 10,200 incl. VAT

Groups of friends/colleagues (2 or more)
From *R 9,400 incl. VAT

* Up to 40% Discount for groups. Ts & Cs apply.

Payment Options

Select Pay Now to get specific discounts for online payments:
Partial Payment – 5% off the course fee.
Full Payment – 15% off the course fee.


Select Pay Later to get specific discounts for EFT payments with currently running promotions (see top banner).

*The above discounts are applicable only if the course fee is billed to ‘Personal’.
Ts & Cs Apply.

Course Includes

Companion Contract Management Training Manual: Helps participants keep track of all they learn throughout the course and is a reference guide afterwards when applying the NEC, JBCC, GCC and FIDIC contracts during projects.

Multimedia Study Material: Class video recordings to enhance learning.

Lunch Refreshments: Included for in-person courses.

Payment Assistance Options: We offer discounts for group bookings and assistance with Skills Development Training approval.

Course Accreditation

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Contact us for more details on earning CPD points and professional development hours from this course.

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Navigate complex construction contracts with confidence.


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Classic Seminars,
464 Festival Street,
Hatfield, South Africa

Contact: 086 100 2000

074 944 5577 (Whatsapp)

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