Training and Development

For those who are attracted to the sector and for those already part of the workforce, it is essential that we provide high quality training and development opportunities to maintain and grow their competency.

At CECA (South West) we have developed a training and development programme for our members which focuses on contractual skills, predominantly the NEC form of contract. The training is provided by Mark Bezzant, Director, Bezzant Ltd. Bezzant Ltd specializes in construction law and commercial matters and Mark is highly respected in the industry for his vast experience and specialist knowledge. These courses are free to members and include comprehensive notes. Our programme for 2019 is:

  • 31 January 2019 – Compensation event procedure and assessments under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (April 2013 Edition)
  • 4 April 2019 – Defined Cost under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (2013 Edition)
  • 8 May 2019 – NEC3 Engineering and Construction Subcontract (2013 Edition)
  • 5 June 2019 – Preparation and relevance of the Contract Data for the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract
  • 24 October 2019 – Compensation events under the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract
  • 21 November 2019 – Programmes under the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract

The following additional training events are also planned:-

Introduction to Rail Workshop – 26 February 2019

CECA SW Foundations Group supports the ICE Civil Engineering Extravaganza
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The CECA South West Foundations Group (SWFG) attended the ICE Civil Engineering Extravaganza event at Devonport Guildhall, Plymouth on Saturday 22 June 2019. The CECA SWFG stand was manned by Connor Kearey (Gilpin Demolition) and James Walton (Suttle Projects) and they did an excellent job in enlightening the youngsters that had a go at the

Big Bang South West, Exeter – 25 June 2019
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CECA South West and member companies will be supporting the ‘Construction Zone’ at this event in conjunction with Building Plymouth and Building Greater Exeter.  The Big Bang South West is the largest celebration of Science, Technology and Maths (STEM) in the region and the Construction Zone will provide an interactive and inspirational space for young

Generation 4 – Civil Engineering, Highways and Transport Works Framework
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Engagement on the Gen 4 suite of frameworks is now complete.  In this regard, please find their slides below which explain their final thoughts and set out what will be in the Gen 4 Framework tender documents.  Do read these carefully as many things have changed.  Any questions should be directed via Gen4@hants.gov.uk however please