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Getting Acquainted with Basic Contract Administration and Quality Control

Overview

A two-day course to help candidates understand the complexity and importance of contract administration and quality control

Why Should an Individual Attend?

Participation in an interactive workshop

Various practical activities to equip attendees to handle projects effectively back in the workplace

Outcomes

  • Who the role players are and how they contribute to the outcome of the project?
  • The project procurement and tendering process
  • The applicable specifications, standards and forms of contract
  • The activities that are important for quality assurance
  • The importance of health and safety regulations and how to manage health and safety on a project
  • The importance of proper project closure

Program Outline

INTRODUCTION

  • Administration and filing

ROLE PLAYERS

  • Role players in engineering projects

PROCUREMENT AND TENDERING

  • Procurement process and documentation
  • Tender deviations and evaluations
  • Different forms of contract
  • Standard specifications
  • Plans and drawings
  • Site inspection

SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS

  • Procurement standards
  • Selecting an appropriate form of contract
  • Pricing and contracting strategies
  • Design standards and standard specifications

OVERVIEW OF FORMS OF CONTRACTS

MONTHLY ACTIVITIES

  • Establishment and P&G
  • Planning and programming
  •  Labour employment
  • Guarantee and insurance
  • Site instructions
  • Monthly payment certificates
  • Variation orders
  • Delays
  • Contractor’s claims
  • Site meetings and minutes
  • Environmental reports
  • Site documents

HEALTH, SAFETY AND SECURITY

  • OH&S in the workplace, policy and procedures
  • Applicable Act

QUALITY ASSURANCE

  • Quality control
  • Material performance
  • Laboratory testing

COMPLETION OF THE PROJECT

  • Practical completion
  • Certificate of completion
  •  Late completion
  • Defects liability period
  • Final approval

Who Should Attend?

  •  Staff working in the industry with very little experience or who are about to become involved in contract administration
  • Candidate engineers, technologists & technicians
  • Office staff in the public and private sector needing to know about contract administration
  • Experienced personnel looking for a refresher in contract administration
Dates and Times:
  • Wed 26 June 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Thu 27 June 2024  08:30 to 16:30
Type: Online
Venue: Virtual Classroom Training, Online
Fee: R 5 440.00 excl. VAT
R 6 256.00 incl. VAT
CESA member fee: R5 198.00 incl. VAT
Validation Number/s: CESA-2076-08/2025
SACPCMP/CPD/21/004
CPD Points: 2
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