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    jct Standard Building Contract

    JCT 2016 Standard Building Contract Training

    Understand and increase your confidence working with the UK’s most popular building contract by taking our JCT Standard Building Contract 2016 Practical Training.

    This course will provide in-depth knowledge on compliance with the detailed provisions of the contract, with key emphasis on payment, notices, change management, extension of time and loss and expense. 


    Course details

    Half day (4/5 hours) 

    • Classroom-based learning which can be delivered in-house or at one of SOCOTEC’s training facilities
    • Online

    This course is ideal for construction professionals working with the JCT SBC 2016, such as:

    • Architects
    • Project managers
    • Contract managers
    • Quantity surveyors

    From £1,650.00

    This course can be tailored to your requirements, please enquire for further details.

    The course will allow you to:

    • Identify and manage key administrative procedures under the contract
    • Appreciate the importance of notices and how to manage them
    • Manage and value change
    • Recognise contractual risks and opportunities
    • Understand how extensions of time and loss and expense are considered and awarded


    Key areas of this course include:

    • Introduction to the JCT
    • Key changes between JCT 2011 and JCT 2016
    • The structure of the contract
    • Definitions and interpretations – notices and communications
    • Carrying out the Works – contractor’s obligations, errors, discrepancies and divergences, liquidated damages, and delay (Relevant Events)
    • Control of the Works – architect’s/contract administrator’s instructions
    • Payment – loss and expense recovery (Relevant Matters) 
    • Change management – variations
    • Injury, damage and changes
    • Performance bonds, guarantees and collateral warranties
    • Dispute resolution

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