Bezzant Course April 15

Event date:28 April 2015 08:00

Associated Document: n/a

Venue:The Bridge Inn, Wetherby

Cost:£65+VAT for CECA Members

The 1 day course will provide an explanation of significant risks and responsibilities typically assumed by main contractors and subcontractors when undertaking design of works. The course will deal various such matters, including fitness for purpose, skill and care duties, concurrent duties, unforeseen physical conditions, design co-ordination and satisfying statutory requirements. The course will deal with the general principles and how they are dealt with in the most commonly used standard forms of contract used in the infrastructure industry, particularly the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract and the Infrastructure Conditions of Contract.

The course is intended for commercial directors, managers and senior commercial staff of main contractors and subcontractors who need to understand and make decisions on the design risks and responsibilities that those organisations will or will not accept.

There will be question and answer sessions involving the delegates at various times during the course.

  1. Meaning of ‘design’.

  2. Allocation of design risk and responsibilities

  3. Errors, etc in design requirements

  4. Sufficiency of site information

  5. Knowledge of site/conditions and access for investigations

  6. Physical conditions/obstructions and resultant changes to design

  7. Statutory requirements and third party approvals

  8. Impossibility (legal or physical)

  9. Design co-ordination and integration

  10. Design submission and response procedures

  11. Limitation of liabilities

  12. Design defects 

To book your place(s) at this event, please contact jemma@ceca-yorks.co.uk