Live Online: The Perfect Claim

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FIDIC The Perfect Claim

Six weeks of personalised training.

Group discounts – up to 20% off.
Early booking discounts until 19th October.

This November, the next #LiveOnline will start. Join us for interactive, personalised sessions, led by Andy Hewitt.

The course focuses on a real-life case study. Over six weeks, gain practical, hands-on advice on how to:

  • Create contract administration systems so that the right records are available for your claim.
  • Prepare contract notices to protect your entitlement and carry out accurate delay analyses.
  • Calculate the quantum for standing time and prolongation costs.
  • Correctly show calculations to include in the claim.

…and much much more to help you prepare successful and accurate claims.

Outstanding Training in Claims and Contracts

  • Introducing the course case study.
  • Understand the effect on the contractor and the link between cause & effect.
  • Learn to identify potential claims.
  • Investigate the contract & notice requirements to verify entitlement to claim.
  • Understand the importance of good records & types of records needed.
  • Create a timeline to assist with compiling a claim.
  • Understand good practice when preparing a baseline programme.
  • Learn the correct principles when preparing delay analyses.
  • Correctly calculate an extension of time.
  • Understand how concurrent delay affects entitlement.
  • Understand and identify what costs may be claimed.
  • Learn the correct principles of cost recovery.
  • Appreciate how to prepare and present the cost calculations.
  • Four key points for effective claims. How to comply with them.
  • Preparing a claim submission to a professional standard.
  • Understand how the “front matter” of the claim helps to bring clarity.
  • Learn to establish the background before details of the claim are presented.
  • Understand the purpose and essential elements of a claim.
  • Types of events providing entitlement to make a claim.
  • Prepare a narrative to clearly explain the cause of the claim.
  • Understand the importance of linking cause with effect.
  • Correctly summarise a narrative & explain the principles of cost recovery.
  • Understand how simply presented and well-explained calculations enhance your claim.
  • The importance of the executive summary and statement of claim.
  • What to include in these sections? Effective drafting.
  • Substantiate every statement, every fact relied on and each calculation.
  • Understand how to ensure your claim is a stand-alone document.
  • Learn to organise and present all types of content.


Course Modules


CPD Hours


Interactive Tutorials

Get started with Claims Class LIVE Online today and get all the above for just:

$345 $259

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What You Get:
  • 6 modules delivered over 6 weeks.
  • 10 CPD hours.
  • Certificate of Completion.
  • Join a like-minded group of students and progress through the course together.
  • Live Q&A and interaction on each session.


The course duration is six weeks, every Wednesday starting from 8th November. Online sessions will take place at 14:00 United Arab Emirates time. To convert this to your own time zone, please use this time zone converter.

If for any reason you are unable to join the live sessions, the recording will be made available within the student platform.

Common questions

The course developer, Andy Hewitt, is our presenter. With over 40 years of experience in construction, he is the author of three leading industry publications. Andy is a passionate and engaging teacher and is well known for his ability to break things down so that students get the most out of their learning.

The course is a live course. It runs for six weeks. Each week, you will be asked to attend a live webinar and will need to allow time to study the topics covered. It is important you commit to the learning process. Please make yourself available to attend the live sessions.

Whilst we encourage all students to attend the live interactive sessions, we realise that this may not always be possible. All recordings and course material will be placed in the course area within your student account. After the webinar each week, it will be ready to access, on-demand.

Yes, all students who attend / watch all 6 module webinars receive a certificate of completion. This will include details of the modules covered and the number of CPD hours gained.

Still have questions?

Call us to discuss your questions or write to us with your questions and we’ll get back to you within 24-hours. We’re here to help and want to help you find the right course for you.

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What our students have to say

Frank Adjei, Quantity Surveyor

“As a young professional with career aspirations to specialise in contract administration and correct application of the FIDIC contracts, I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this course to others.”

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