Construction Law (New)

This course 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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Credits/Certificates

This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) to two (2) credits towards Gold Seal Certification upon successful completion of this course. A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Objectives

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.

Registration/Enrollment

You must obtain a PIN# from a distributor before you can register/enroll in this course. Click here for a list of BuildForce e-learning distributors in your area.

Structure and Workload

This course consists of 12 lessons for a total of about 6 hours of self-paced instruction.

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Overview
Type:Elearning Course
Learning Time:6h  
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