Construction Law

The Construction Law course will provide answers to questions regarding contracts, risks you are and are not accepting, risk-minimizing clauses, issues that could lead to liability disputes, holdbacks and more. A more professional knowledge of the law as it relates to construction projects and building contracts and the creation of legal relationships will be gained. NOTE: Early registration is necessary, as this course will involve the advance receipt and completion of workbook and online quizzes and assignments by way of email, as well as the one-day session to review all material and prepare for writing the examination. Course Cost: $350 + tax Course Content: Simple techniques to help eliminate conflict over holdbacks Effective ways to minimize disputes The importance of change work orders and how not to lose on extras Surefire ways to collect debt quickly Important facts you should know about the Builders' Lien Act The critical differences between the various standard building contracts; and Legal liabilities during and after construction Duration: Online home study of approximately 10-15 hours plus 1 day of in-class instruction and discussion. The online portion constitutes 25% of the final grade. Materials Manual: "Construction Law " Course Format: Upon registration for the course, the course manual will be delivered by regular post, to be completed at their own pace along with the online portion. Any student can email questions to the instructor at any time prior to the course date. The one day in-class session will be used to review all of the material, answer any questions and prepare for the exam in the afternoon. Examination: A pass mark of 80% is required on the in-class open book exam is written on the afternoon of the one-day in-class session. If a mark between 65% and 79% is achieved, a fee is charged to re-write an online exam. A candidate is given the opportunity to re-write the examination a maximum of two times before having to retake the entire course. Candidates who score less than 65% on the initial examination are required to retake the course.