Civil Engineering Law and Contract Management Online short course

About the course

About the course

This course is designed to improve your understanding of contracts. It covers contractual conditions, their legal framework and the management procedure you need to successfully complete projects. It follows the Institution of Civil Engineers syllabus and will prepare you for the ICE Law and Contract Management classroom examinations in June 2021. If you’re wishing to take the exams you will be able to do so at the University of Leeds at an additional charge to be confirmed, registration and payment will be direct with the ICE.

Please note any examination queries, bookings and payments (for ICE exams) should be made directly with the ICE contractsanddisputes@ice.org.uk

The presentations take place live online on Monday evenings 6.30pm – 8.30pm and the course extends to the end of June with breaks at Christmas, Easter, May and the Spring Bank holidays. We also offer revision evenings for those taking the ICE exams at the end of the course. Please see below detail on our planned method of delivery.

Covid-19 – latest update 30 September 2020

The Leeds course is going online starting on the 2nd November and will now run online for all sessions/the whole of the course. For those wishing to take the examinations please note, the ICE Law and Contracts exams are classroom based exams (not online). 
 
Sessions will be synchronous and take place as programmed on Monday evenings (18:30 – 20:30) via the University’s Collaborate Ultra platform.  Delegates will be together in the virtual training room and speakers will deliver the digital presentations live to include interactive elements. There will be case studies and when applicable pre-reading materials will be sent to delegates electronically prior to a session. 
 
Delegates will receive a guest link each week to join the sessions via Google Chrome along with detailed instructions on how to access the training room and its functions. A member of the CPD team and our course director will be on hand for each session to help with any technical queries and ensure the smooth running of the sessions. 
 
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in touch and in the meantime we look forward to registering you and meeting you in our virtual training room on 2 November. 

In line with our revised terms and conditions, if the University makes the decision to postpone or cancel the course, delegates will have the option to either defer their booking to the new date or to receive a full refund. 

Who should attend?

This course is for you if you’re a civil engineer who, in the course of your employment, is becoming increasingly involved in contractual issues with authorities, consulting engineers and contractors.

The course follows the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)’s syllabus and is suitable if you’re looking to sit the ICE Law and Contracts classroom examinations in June 2021.

 

 

Programme

The course will cover:

  • Contract Strategy

  • Contract Law

  • Law of Tort

  • Contract Management 

  • Contract Documents

  • Liability and Health and Safety

  • CDM Regulations

  • Insurance and Bonds

  • Dispute Resolution.

Speakers

Course Directors

Dr T Sainati BEng, MSc, PhD
School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds

Dr C Unterhitzenberger MEng BEng MAPM SFHEA
School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds

Invited speakers:

C Hutchinson
Solicitor, Barrister (n/p) LLB, MRICS, MCIArb
J Kinirons
BA, BAI, CEng, MIEI, CMIOSH

Dr Q Zhou LLB, LLM, PhD
School of Law, University of Leeds

Fee information

£780

Fees are VAT exempt

Fees includes:

  • cost of tuition

  • course materials/supporting online books

The ICE examinations are an additional charge payable directly to the ICE.

View our terms and conditions

Venue details

This course will be run entirely online. Sessions will be synchronous and take place as programmed at a fixed time on Monday evenings (18:30 – 20:30) via the University’s Collaborate Ultra platform.  Delegates will be together in the ‘virtual’ training room and speakers will deliver the digital presentations live to include interactive elements.

ICE Examinations

For those wishing to take the examinations please note, the ICE Law and Contracts exams are classroom based exams (not online) and will take place in Leeds, June 2021.

What our delegates say

“A great course providing a sound base of law and contract procedure, essential to all engineers.”

”Very useful course which gives an excellent overview of law and contracts from an engineering perspective”.

“An excellent course for those wishing to expand their knowledge of contract law applied to every day civil engineering.”

Contact us

Jenna King – Course coordinator

CPD Conference and Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences 
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, 3.11
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

T: +44 (0)113 343 5746

E: cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

Accreditation

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ICE accredited course

The completion of an accredited ICE Law and Contract Management Course is likely to be suitable for up to 5 days approved training per Module at the discretion of your Supervising Civil Engineer, Sponsor or Employer.