Understanding Claims Under FIDIC 1999Basic E-Course

Learn how to manage and resolve construction claims based on the FIDIC contracts.

$195 for 6 months unlimited access

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Gain the confidence you need to manage claims under FIDIC 1999

What you will get

  • 7 in-depth modules
  • 23 video tutorials
  • Totally flexible learning
  • No pressure of assignments
  • No pressure of pass or fail

What you will learn

  • Differentiate between the Red, Yellow, Silver and Gold books and their usage.
  • Understand the definition of a claim and what can be claimed.
  • Understand allocation of risk within each form of contract.

Understand which clauses allow the Employer to claim from the Contractor and the procedures that need to be followed.

Understand the clauses that entitle the Contractor to make a claim.

  • Know what can be claimed under different circumstances.
  • Understand the most important principles to consider when making a claim and calculating quantum.
  • Learn about extensions of time, cost and profit.
  • Understand why not submitting notices can set a just claim up for failure.
  • Gain an insight into the requirements for various notices, what a notice should contain and how and when notices should be submitted.
  • Understand the consequences of not giving notice, conditions precedent and whether these may be legally applied.
  • Understand the pitfalls of why Contractor’s claims often fail and how to avoid them.
  • Learn about the Module 6 FIDIC procedure and the requirements for a claim submission.
  • Learn how to properly and professionally present a claim to help it reach a timely resolution.
  • Understand how disputes may occur as a result of poor responses by the Engineer.
  • Learn why it is important that the Engineer fulfills his contractual obligations and the consequences of not doing so.
  • Learn about the purpose of an Engineer’s response and what should be included.
  • A procedure for dealing with claims so that the Engineer’s obligations are met and disputes are avoided.

Need new skills to manage claims under FIDIC 1999?

Look no further. Take this course and learn how to identify claim situations and the procedures to follow under FIDIC to achieve successful outcomes. You will also learn about the role of the Engineer and procedures to follow when issuing a response or determination.

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Common Questions

There are no assessments with this course and no pressure of pass or fail; you will simply have access to a series of video tutorials. If you are looking for a more practical learning experience, with graded assignments, perhaps explore our Understanding Claims Under the FIDIC Contracts Intermediate E-Course instead.

The course developer, Andy Hewitt, presents the course. Andy has over 45 years’ experience in the construction industry and is the author of industry best-seller, Construction Claims & Responses: Effective Writing & Presentation.

Andy is also author of a number of other publications on the subjects of contracts and claims.

From the day you sign up, you will have 6-months access to the course content.

Registration is easy. Click any of the ‘enrol now’ buttons above and follow the instructions. Registration is online and payment is via all major credit cards. As soon as you have registered, you’ll receive a welcome email with all the information you need to get started.

The difference in the courses lies in the learning outcomes and experience. Both courses contain 6 modules covered via 24 video tutorials. The intermediate course, however, comes with the additional benefits of assignments, tutor support, CPD hours, certification and more and is therefore the more practical learning experience.

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What our students have to say

I would recommend this course to any construction contracts management and administration professionals who want to understand how to prepare and present a successful claim.”

Jose Covas from India

Andy Hewitt

Meet Course Developer and Presenter, Andy Hewitt.

Learn from a construction contracts and claims specialist with over 45 years’ experience. Andy is also a published author, including best-sellers: Construction Claims & Responses: effective writing & presentation and The FIDIC Contracts: Obligations of the Parties.

Learn more about Andy