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FIDIC 2017 vs 1999: What's Changed?

Join us live on 12th October 2022, for hands-on training on the FIDIC 2017 Contracts.

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Developed by a construction industry leader and certified FIDIC trainer with over 40 years' experience

What you will learn

Sign up today and prepare to learn the key differences between FIDIC 1999 and 2017. Across 6 modules, we will cover:

  • Key generic changes between the 1999 and 2017 editions
  • The new and more rigorous obligations on the Parties and the Engineer
  • More “deeming” provisions for when the Parties or the Engineer fail to comply with obligations
  • The meaning of “no-objection”
  • The more stringent provisions for what comprises a Notice and what information Notices must contain
  • The increased requirements for the Parties and the Engineer to give Notice
  • The more rigorous programming requirements
  • The more prescriptive process for evaluating and agreeing Variations
  • The more onerous procedures for Employer’s and Contractor’s Claims
  • The change from Dispute Adjudication Boards to Dispute Avoidance/Adjudication Boards
  • An examination of the individual clauses that have significantly changed

Dates and time

The course will be delivered over a six-week period, with one module delivered every Wednesday on the following dates:

  • Module 1: 12th October
  • Module 2: 19th October
  • Module 3: 26th October
  • Module 4: 2nd November
  • Module 5: 9th November
  • Module 6: 16th November

The live webinars will take place at 2pm Gulf Standard Time (GMT+4).

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

Six weeks of personalised training on FIDIC 2017

Join us on 12th October 2022 for the launch of our NEW live online course: interactive sessions, led by Andy Hewitt.

In 2017 FIDIC introduced new editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver forms of contract. This course covers the key differences between the new 2017 and previous 1999 contracts.

The FIDIC 2017 editions contain more rigorous procedures for contract administration and serious consequences if project parties fail to comply with obligations.

If you’re working on projects under FIDIC 2017, this course will give you confidence to work with these contracts effectively, whether representing employers, consultants or contractors.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get live virtual face-to-face training on the latest FIDIC 2017 contracts and avoid costly disputes through effective contract management.

Get started with Claims Class LIVE Online today and get all the above for just $345

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What you will 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.
  • Understand the main changes in the FIDIC 2017 contracts vs the 1999 editions.

Common Questions

There are no graded assessments with this course but after the live webinar each week, you’ll be given assignments to think about. At the beginning of the following webinar, we’ll go over the answers to the assignments and you can see how you did. If you are looking for a more practical learning experience, with graded assignments and tutor support perhaps explore our intermediate e-courses instead.

The course developer, Andy Hewitt, presents the course. Andy has over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and 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 6-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 that you commit to the learning process when you sign up. 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 will receive a Certificate of Completion. This will include details of the modules covered and the number of CPD hours gained.

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What our students have to say

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.”

Frank Adjei, Quantity Surveyor

Andy Hewitt

Developed by an expert with 40 years' experience of contracts and claims, Andy Hewitt.

Learn from a construction contracts and claims specialist with over four decades of expertise. Andy is also a published author. He has written five industry books, including best-sellers: Construction Claims & Responses: effective writing & presentation and The FIDIC Contracts: Obligations of the Parties.

Learn more about Andy