Understanding Claims Under FIDIC 1999Intermediate E-Course

Gain practical skills to manage and resolve construction claims based on FIDIC.

$645 for 6 months unlimited access

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Benefit from practical learning and gain the confidence you need to manage claims under FIDIC 1999

What you will get

  • 7 in-depth modules
  • 6 practical assignments
  • 23 video tutorials
  • 18 CPD hours
  • Detailed assignment answers provided
  • Personal tutor support
  • Blog library – 100s of articles
  • Additional student resources & technical guides
  • Totally flexible learning
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Associate membership of the Institute of Construction Claims Practitioners (on completion)

What you will learn

  • Differentiate between the Red, Yellow, Silver and Gold books and their usage (1999 editions).
  • 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.
  • Throughout the course, you will be asked to complete 6 assignments which will require you to answer questions or complete exercises related to the course topics.
  • You will be asked to submit your assignments to your personal tutor for grading.
  • Your tutor will provide feedback and advice where necessary.
  • Each assignment grade counts towards your overall course grade.

Need practical skills to manage claims under FIDIC 1999?

Look no further. Take this course and through practical assignments, learn how to identify claim situations and the procedures to follow under FIDIC to achieve successful outcomes. The assignments will also help you to understand the role of the Engineer and procedures he/she must follow when issuing a response or determination.

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Earn your certification and CPD through practical study.

This course will teach you how to prepare a claim from start to finish. Through 23 video tutorials and 6 practical assignments, you will gain knowledge that you can immediately apply.

At the end of the course, you’ll receive a Certificate of Achievement and 18 well deserved CPD hours.

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Use your new qualification for further professional development. Join the Institute of Construction Claims Practitioners as an Associate Member

Graduates can join the Institute of Construction Claims Practitioners as an Associate (AICCP) member. Access a range of benefits designed to support your career as a specialist construction claims practitioner.

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Common Questions

We should start this answer by saying that Claims Class has become a well recognised, respected and trusted education and training provider that specialises in construction contracts and claims. So when you enrol on a Claims Class course you can be assured that you are going to get great content, useful and engaging assignments, tangible and applicable learning outcomes and a smooth administrative and learning process.

If you’re someone who works on claims based on the FIDIC forms of contract then this course is perfect for you. We will provide you with a full understanding of the circumstances under which claims may be made, the claim procedures that must be followed and the requirements of the Engineer when producing responses and determinations. You will graduate this course with a solid understanding of how to manage claims under the FIDIC contracts and will be immediately able to apply what you have learnt to the next claim you work on with confidence and clarity.

There are 6 assignments to complete throughout the course. You will be given your assignments at the end of the relevant modules and once completed, you will upload them to your tutor via the student website. Your tutor will comment on and grade your work and issue your module grade to you via email. At the end of the course, you should have achieved an average grade of 55% to pass.

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.

Yes! Graduates of the course will be eligible to join the Institute of Construction Claims Practitioners at Associate level without the need to meet any other prerequisites for membership. Further details about joining will be provided when you graduate.

The difference between the courses mainly lies in the benefits as well as the overall learning outcome and experience. Both courses contain 7 modules covered via 24 video tutorials. The intermediate course, however, comes with the additional benefits of graded 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