Focusing on JBCC NSSA | 28 August 2019 | Gauteng


30 Seats Available

30 Seats Available

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In this workshop we look at some important provisions in the JBCC NSSA agreements as the provisions of the subcontract agreement has important implications for the employer and his agent as well as the contractor. Material is presented in an interactive manner, through case studies and practical examples.

Topics That Will Be Covered

Some of the issues to be considered under the N/S include the following:

  • Different types of subcontractor recognised by JBCC;
  • Remedies given to main contractor when subcontractor delays or   breaches;
  • Design responsibility;
  • Programming the work of subcontractors under JBCC;
  • Contractor's instructions;
  • Stages of completion with particular focus on interim completion;
  • Damages for non-performance vs penalties;
  • Termination of the subcontract agreement.

Some of the issues to be considered under the MWA include the following:

  • When to use the MWA;
  • Role of the Employer’s Agent;
  • Claims for extension of time;
  • Penalties;
  • Termination.

Outcomes Of The Workshop

Delegates will gain an understanding of the overall structure of the JBCC suite of documents and how to use the NS and MWA within the context of a project.

The Presenter

Roelf Nel

Roelf Nel obtained his degree cum laude from University of Pretoria. He is a practicing attorney, specializing in Construction and Engineering Law. His company, Buildforce provides consulting services to all role players in the built environment.

Roelf regularly presents CPD accredited workshops, as well as interactive work sessions at University of Pretoria. Roelf lead discussions on the Topic of  “Mediation in Architecture” at Bloembuild Expo 2016, presented by SAIA Free State. Roelf presented several topics at the PIA professional practice program.

He regularly presents for the Pretoria Institute of Architects (PIA), the Gauteng Institute of Architects (GIFA), Free State Institute of Architecture Master Builders South Africa North (MBSA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

He is a RICS accredited civil commercial mediator and serves on the RICS Presidents Panel of  mediators. He also serves on the RICS Arbitrators and Adjudicators panel.   He also serve on South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE) presidents panel.

Roelf  has a passion for training and his vibrant  presenting methods, knowledge, and approach is making him a sought after presenter in the built environment.


“Roelf Nel has been involved with the Pretoria Institute for Architecture since 2011. Roelf has presented several JBCC courses to the members of the PIA. The quality of the presentations are excellent and feedback from the delegates have always been positive and members recommended his presentations to colleagues and friends.”

Mauneen van Wyk
PIA Executive Officer

“Roelf Nel has successfully delivered workshops on JBCC, Contract Management and Smaller Contractor Management as part of GIfA’s Professional Practise courses.  The courses are always informative, factually on point and interactive.  Roelf is an expert in his field and he always keeps delegates’ interest with his ease of presence and topic proficiency”

Kim Drew
Gauteng Institute for Architecture

CPD Validation

This course is CPD Validated for :

ECSA: 1 Credit : Validation no: BEPEC/MBN-JBCCNS&MWA/270222
SACPCMP:  – 6 hours – Validation no: SACPCMP/CPD/19/003

Who Should Attend


Lynnwood Conference Centre
435 Flinders lane

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