Focusing on NEC ECC 3 & 4 | 9 & 10 October 2019 | Gauteng


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This workshop will equip the delegate to gain extensive knowledge of the NEC ECC 3 & 4 contracts and will assist contractors, employers and financiers in becoming more astute in distributing and managing risk. Obtaining a better understanding of the relevant procurement and contract administration mechanisms & processes will contribute to the management and avoidance of disputes and increase the chances of projects being completed on time and within budget.

Topics That Will Be Covered

After attending this workshop you should have an understanding of

  • The NEC Suite of books &
  • The NEC ECC Black Book;
  • The nine (9) core clauses;
  • The procurement & secondary options;
  • The NEC terminology & philosophy;
  • The Risk Register & The Works Information;
  • The use of the program; & Early Warnings;
  • Compensation; & Completion & take over;
  • Dispute resolution; & the potential problem areas and possible solutions or risk mitigating strategies

Outcomes Of The Workshop

  • To understand the role and function of the Project Manager
  • To understand how change is managed via the Compensation Event mechanism
  • To understand the use of early warnings and the risk register in mitigating and managing risk

The Presenter

Roelf Nel

Roelf is a director at Roelf Nel Incorporated, a firm of infrastructure project attorneys, specializing in construction and engineering Law.

He acts for all role players in the construction industry including contractors, subcontractors, employers, consultants and suppliers in all stages of construction projects from feasibility to close out.

Roelf regularly presents CPD accredited workshops for the Pretoria, Gauteng, Free State, Kwazulu-Natal and Cape Institutes for Architecture, the Architects Association of Botswana, Master Builders South Africa North (MBSA), the Electrical Contractors Association and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on the standard form building contracts.

He is a RICS accredited civil commercial mediator and serves on the RICS Presidents Panel of mediators, the South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE) presidents panel of mediators and on the MBSA North’s dispute resolution panel of mediators.

Roelf is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and serves as an arbitrator and adjudicator on the MBSA North’s dispute resolution panel.


“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 CPD Credit – Validation no: BEPEC/MBN-NEC/280222
SACPCMP:  6 hours – Validation no: SACPCMP/CPD/19/008

Who Should Attend


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