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Introduction to Contracts 

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

Introduction to Contracts Leaflet 

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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