GCC 2015 | 12 September 2019 | Gauteng


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Protect your project. Learn the fundaments of the General Conditions of Contract 2015
For the engineer, project manager, and construction working with the contract on a daily basis.

Topics That Will Be Covered

In this full day workshop we will look at the following

  • Some Definitions and important concepts
  • Works risk – guarantees and insurances;
  • GCC and Sub-Contractors;
  • Commencement of work;
  • The Contractor’s general obligations;
  • The Programme;
  • The role of the Employers Agent;
  • Variations;
  • Acceleration;
  • Interim and final payments and processes;
  • Completion processes and certificates
  • Claims processes – Time and Money
  • Termination and dispute resolution

Outcomes Of The Workshop

  • To understand the role and function of the Employers Agent
  • To understand Practical Completion and how extension to same and the due completion date is calculated
  • To understand how to manage the contract effectively

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-GCC/280222
SACPCMP:  6 hours – Validation No: SACPCMP/CPD/19/007

Who Should Attend


154 Stilgelee Ave,
The Willows,
Pretoria, 0084