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 2018 is:

  • 22 March 2018 – Programmes under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (April 2013 Edition)
  • 10 May 2018 – Compensation event procedure and assessments under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (2013 Edition)
  • 5 June 2018 – Defined Cost under the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (2013 Edition)
  • 5 July 2018 – Preparation and relevance of the Contract Data for the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract
  • 18 October – Compensation events under the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract
  • 22 November 2018 – Programmes under the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract

The following additional training events are also planned:-

ISO 44001 Awareness Workshop – 9 May 2018

Course outline/details available

Management of Sub-contractors – 21 June 2018

Course outline/details available

Management Development Programme (Construction Site/Senior Management Diploma Level 6/7)

course outline/details available

CECA South West Management Development Programme 2018 Class
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Four delegates received their Level 6/7 NVQ diplomas at the last workshop of the CECA SW Management Development Programme held on Tuesday 11 December 2018 at the SWH Training Centre in Rockbeare, Exeter, having successfully completed all their work modules and written tasks. The four successful candidates left to right are Mark Howells (HOCHTIEF), Will

CECA South West Foundations Group
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The newly-formed CECA South West Foundations Group are now on LinkedIn.  The Foundations Group aims to promote the civil engineering and construction industry to current and future generations and engage with other like-minded civil engineering and construction professionals, companies, organisations and groups who wish to attract young people into our industry. The CECA South West

CECA South West Training Awards 2018
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 Our South West Award Winners for 2018, namely: Most Promising Apprentice; Most Promising Trainee Quantity Surveyor; Most Promising Trainee Civil Engineer; University of Bath Student Placement Award; University of Plymouth Student Placement Award.