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Professional Services Agreements for Consulting Engineers and Other Built Environment Professionals

Overview

This one-day seminar covers the various standard forms of Professional Services Agreements (PSAs) published by CESA, FIDIC, CIDB, NEC, PROCSA and SAIAT.

Why Should an Individual Attend?

To become familiar with the various standard forms of Professional Services Agreements (PSAs) published by CESA, FIDIC, CIDB, NEC, PROCSA and SAIAT.

Outcomes

Consultants and other professionals registered with any of the six (6) professional councils under the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) will be in a better position to compile the five types of Professional Services Agreements. The six professional councils are:

  • South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP), established by the Architectural Profession Act, 2000;
  • South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP), established by the Project and Construction Management Professions Act, 2000;
  • Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), established by the Engineering Profession Act, 2000;
  • South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession (SACLAP), established by the Landscape Architectural Profession Act, 2000;
  • South African Council for the Property Valuers Profession, established by the Property Valuers Profession Act, 2000; and
  • South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, established by the Quantity Surveying Profession Act, 2000;

The types of Professional Services Agreements are the Standard Client-Consultant Agreement, Short Form Client-Consultant Agreement, Joint Venture Agreement, Sub-Consultancy Agreement and Pre-bid Agreement

Program Outline

  • The various professions under the CBE
  • Fundamental concepts of Contract Law
  • Components of a Professional Services Appointment
  • Conditions of Contract of a Professional Services Agreement
  • Scope of Work based on statutory guidelines as published by SACAP, SACPCMP, ECSA, SACLAP, SACPVP, SACQSP and as recommended by others such as PROCSA, CIDB and SAIAT
  • Payment Schedule
  • Development of standard company templates for Professional Services Agreements
  • Vetting and quality control of a draft Professional Services Agreement
  • Concluding a Professional Services Agreement after award of bid or appointment

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Project / Construction Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Contractors / Sub Contractors
  • Executives / Senior Management
  • Middle Management
  • Administrators / Support Staff
  • Others: Consultants, Lawyers, Legal Counsel; Professional Indemnity Insurers, Arbitrators
Type: Online
CPD Points: 1
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
Fee:
R 3 454.00 excl. VAT
R 3 972.10 incl. VAT
Schedules:
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Wed 10 July 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2190-09/2026
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Wed 18 September 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2190-09/2026
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Thu 5 December 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2190-09/2026