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 (South West) Management Development Programme Accreditations
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CECA (South West) delegates recently celebrated completion of their Management Development Programme with trainer Bob Bilbrough, assessor Nick Nile and CECA SW Regional Director, Paul Santer. Three delegates have received their NVQ Level 6/7 accreditations. Congratulations to: Alex Glanfield of Dyer & Butler for achieving his NVQ Level 6 certificate in Construction Contracting Operations Management

ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards 2020: Submit your entry
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What are the ‘stand out’ civil engineering projects of the last 12 months? It’s time to get your entry together for the ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards 2020 in association with headline sponsor, Kier Bam. But the clock is ticking, the final deadline for entries is 5pm on Monday 2 March. Mel Karam, CEO of

CECA South West Management Development Programme 2020
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A series of six development workshops with the opportunity to attain a Level 6 or 7 vocational qualification in construction. This programme is designed for middle to senior operational and functional managers working in civil engineering or building and will be delivered by the renowned trainer, Bob Bilbrough. The six workshops aim to provide each