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

South West Infrastructure Partnership – The Route to Net Zero: Co-producing an Integrating Route Map for South West Infrastructure Decarbonisation
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CECA South West Director, Paul Santer, and CECA SW member, Abie Hearn (SWH), have been invited to co-chair the 30-minute Construction breakout workshop which will take place from 12:30-2pm on Wednesday 27 January. This is the first of three South West Infrastructure Partnership online co-production workshops, which will lead to a launch webinar for the

CECA South West Foundations Group – Jack Walker
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We would like to introduce you to Jack Walker, Chair of the CECA South West Foundations Group . The CECA South West Foundations Group aims to promote the civil engineering and construction industry to current and future generations and engage with other like-minded engineering and construction professionals, companies, organisations and groups who wish to attract young people