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The NEC Contract Course

NEC Engineering and Construction Contract Course

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In this course, we train you on all aspects of the NEC contracts and their application on construction sites around South Africa. You will gain an understanding of how NEC contracts works together with other engineering and construction contracts including the JBCC, GCC, and FIDIC. This course will equip you with all the tools necessary to better manage projects successfully, with the added knowledge of these contracts you will be able to contribute effectively at each stage of a construction project from tendering right to close-out. This training is . . .

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 enhance your skills in project management and NEC contracts to stand out on your CV and most importantly on-site.

Learn how to maximize your productivity
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 need methods for saving time and cost on projects, improving project quality, and understanding 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.

Our goal is not only for delegates to complete the course but also for you to become better construction professionals as you achieve your goals.

Course fee

2-day course Online training In-person training
(currently not available)
2 or more Delegates
Fee/person R8, 700

R9, 700

From *R8, 000
*Up to 40% Discount for groups
Contact us for more info on this

The rates listed above include VAT. We offer discounts for group bookings of friends or colleagues from the same company. Contact us for more info on this

The fees include our exclusive training manual, a compilation of online material including real-world exercises from multiple industries, and lunch refreshments where an In-person class is selected.


Course outline
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.
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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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Next Training Dates

21st – 22nd June



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 2022 –
Online: 9th March, 17th May, 21st June, 22nd August, 26th October, 23rd November
In-Person (at our training centers in South Africa): Individuals will be placed on a waiting list and informed of upcoming in-person course dates.

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 2022 –
Online: 9th March, 17th May, 21st June, 22nd August, 26th October, 23rd November
In-Person (at our training centers in South Africa): Groups may book at will, giving dates and format options in advance.


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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Classic Seminars,
464 Festival Street,
Hatfield, South Africa

Contact: 086 100 2000

074 944 5577 (Whatsapp)

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