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NEC Contract Course

Available as online or in-person training.

NEC Engineering and Construction Contract Course

nec contract course

2-day course Online training In-person training 2 or more Delegates
Fee/person R8, 700 R9, 700 From *R8, 000
*Up to 40% Discount for groups
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Fees include: A comprehensive training manual, online material including real-world exercises from multiple industries, and lunch refreshments where an In-person class is selected.

Volume discount: We offer discounts for group bookings of friends or colleagues from the same company.

VAT: The rates listed above include VAT.


For professionals

Are you a construction professional looking to upskill and get ahead of the competition? If so, then this short course is for you. we’re going to take your skills in project management and NEC contracts to the next level with our online or in-person (South Africa) training.

Learn how to maximize your productivity

You’ll learn what makes NEC contracts unique and how they can be applied on site. You will also gain an understanding of how they work together with other contract types. This course will equip you with all the tools necessary to manage projects successfully.

The benefits are endless! Once completed, not only will you have a better grasp of NEC contracts but also a more efficient way of applying them on site which means that your company could potentially save thousands every year by using these contracts correctly!


For stakeholders

Are you a contractor, consultant, or client? Do you have questions on how to save time and cost on projects, improve project quality, and understand risk management? This NEC course will give you all the essentials and stir your projects towards success!

Discover the latest project management techniques for contractors

You’ll learn everything from basic concepts of project management to advanced techniques that are used by top­ performing companies and professional project managers. With this knowledge under your belt, you can take charge of any situation with confidence. Because we want our delegates to succeed, we offer support even after completing the NEC course. If at any point during or after taking this course, you need help understanding something – just ask us! Our goal is not only for delegates to pass the course but also for our delegates to become better professionals as well as achieve their goals.


Over the two-day course, delegates will have an in-depth understanding of NEC contracts. The content includes case studies and practical exercises on areas such as:

  • Preparing NEC tender documents.
  • Understanding the processes behind adjudicating and awarding tenders.
  • Practical exercises on administering the NEC contract.
  • Dealing with delays and time extensions.
  • Handling disputes and claims using the NEC.
Request full course outline

In order to join our online NEC contract short course you would need to have the following:

  • A computer with Windows 8 to the latest Windows version & Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Good internet connection to link to zoom meetings
  • Any Microsoft Word processing application and pdf reader (Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.


Des Paulse


Eroll Tate

(Professional Engineer®, Professional Construction Manager®, Dispute Resolution Adjudicator)

Morne Van Schalkwyk

(Project Management Professional ®, NHBRC Registered®)

Dr. Andrew Holden

(Project Management Professional ®, Professional Engineer®)

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In this course, you will develop expertise with the NEC Engineering and Construction contract. You will also benefit from our experienced facilitator’s insights – as you are equipped to maximize the benefits of the NEC for saving time and cost, improving quality, and managing risk
more effectively on projects.

Course Start Dates –
Online: March 09, May 17, June 21
In-Person (locations in South Africa): Individuals will be placed on a waiting list and informed on upcoming in-person course dates.

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This course provides factual information and guidance for your staff around the vital issues contained in the NEC contracts including:

  • The Procurement Process
  • The History and Overview of the NEC
  • The Contract and Tender Documents
  • The NEC Professional Services Contract
  • The Tender Process
  • Administering the Contract
  • Principles for Managing Contracts

Course Start Dates –
Online: March 09, May 17, June 21
In-Person (locations in South Africa): Groups may book at will, giving dates and format options in advance.

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Enables the immediate practical application of the NEC contract.


Enables you to take up a job as a Project Manager, Project Assistant, or Consultant where your job requires you to use the NEC contract.

Accreditations & CPDs

+ Project Management Institute PDUs

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464 Festival Street,
Hatfield, South Africa

086 100 2000 (+2712 3620236)

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