Construction Law is designed to teach and familiarize owners, managers, supervisors and project managers with construction contracts and contract law; liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a Contract, compiling and submitting proper extras and claims, and ways and means for leaders to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades, and labour.

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A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion. This course has been accredited by the following programs:

  • Canadian Construction Association (CCA) Gold Seal Certification (2 Credits)


This course will provide managers with the tools to help them:

  • Understand the origins of law.
  • Understand what a contract is and what makes a contract valid or invalid.
  • Understand the roles in the construction industry as they apply to contract law.
  • Know the different types of construction contracts.
  • Interpret contracts.
  • Understand what a custom contract consists of.
  • Understand the principles of surety and the different types of bonds that are used.
  • Know what type of insurance is required in the construction industry.
  • Understand claims, the reasons for claims and the process of making a claim.
  • Know the acts and regulations that are relevant to the construction industry.

Structure and Workload

This course consists of 9 lessons for a total of about 4 hours of self-paced instruction.

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Type:Elearning Course
Learning Time:4h