CECA NE Management of Sub-Contractors

Members only
8 Dec
8 December 2022, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Management of Sub-contractors Course

A ½ day course for construction team members who want to make an impact on managing and improving sub-contractor performance

Aim and Target Audience

The aim of the course is to provide delegates with an understanding of the importance of sub-contractors and supply chains in delivering construction projects and how to get the best performance possible.  The course is suitable for people who have some site experience.  For example, site engineers, quantity surveyors, supervisors, managers new entrants, or people simply requiring an update.


At the end of the course delegates will:

  1. understand the importance of sub-contractors and integrated supply chains
  2. plan sub-contractor packages and manage sub-contract risks
  3. appreciate how to efficiently and effectively procure, engage, plan, co-ordinate, control and review sub-contractor performance.
  4. appreciate how to improve sub-contractor performance.


09.00         Introduction to the course

09.20         The importance of sub-contractors and supply chains to business performance

09.45         Sub-contractor planning – including package planning, risk management and sub-contractor involvement

10.15         Sub-contractor procurement – subcontract package design; procurement schedule considerations

10.30         Break

10.45         Sub-contractor procurement (continued) – clear and accurate scope; quality enquiries; sub-contractor meetings; attendances and subcontract order

11.30         Managing sub-contractors on site initial contact and pre-start meetings, programme management, co-ordination, quality management, cost management, statutory and contract compliance

12.00         Improving sub-contractor performance – simple improvement measures, data collection and analysis, measures for failing sub-contractors

12.15         Summary, questions, feedback and course review

12.30         Close.

CECA Members Only – Free of Charge – Limited to one place per Company