Training Express Construction Management : Construction Contract Terms Training Express
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  • Accredited by: CPD Certification Service
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in video format

Course details

The Construction Management: Construction Contract Terms course is a practical training program for construction managers and supervisors. It covers the types and key elements of a contract, the roles within the construction and design team, legal responsibilities, and other important areas. Learners will be guided on how to supervise all activities within the construction process, equipping them with the most in-demand skills to boost their careers.

Through step-by-step guidance, case studies, and specialist audiovisual material, you will learn how to oversee projects of all sizes and scope, manage budgeting, legal documents, construction operations, and make sure that each project is of a high standard. You will also gain an excellent understanding of project insurance, productivity, and labor.

This course is open to anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of the administrative aspects of the construction industry and contract management, from the fundamentals to the more advanced topics. This includes both aspiring professionals and those who already have some experience in this field.
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified professionals in the field
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases
Course Curriculum

The detailed curriculum outline of our Construction Management:

Construction Contract Terms course is as follows:

Module 01: Introduction to Construction Management
  • Introduction 
  • Market Size and Its Importance 
  • Features of the Construction Industry 
  • Productivity and Labour Quality 
  • The Role of the Construction Supervisor 
  • Summary 
  • Assessment
Module 2: Legal Aspects of Contracting
  • Definition of a Contract 
  • Essential Elements of a Contract 
  • Agreement
  • Lawful Subject Matter
  • Valid Consideration
  • Competent Parties
  • Provision of The Law About Form 
  • Types of Construction Contract 
  • Competitive Bid Contracts
  • Negotiated Contracts
  • Subcontracts 
  • Awarding Contracts 
  • Project Insurance  
  • Insurance Contracts and Claims 
  • Summary 
  • Assessment
Module 03: Building Procurement and Contract
  • Parties and professionals in the construction process
  • The Design Team
  • The Employer
  • The Architect
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Principal Designer
  • Project Manager
  • Structural Engineer
  • Building Services Engineers
  • Sub-contractors
  • The Construction Team
  • Contractor
  • Site Agent
  • Sub-contractors
  • Types of a contractual arrangement 
  • Fixed Price Contracts
  • Cost Reimbursement Contracts
  • Target Cost Contracts
  • Management and Construction Management Contracts
  • Design and Build Contracts
  • Continuity Contracts
  • Typical Contract Documents
  • Contract Agreement
  • Scope of Work Definition
  • General Conditions
  • Special Conditions
  • Bill of Quantities
  • Work Schedule
  • Drawings
  • Technical Specifications
  • List of Common Types of Construction Insurance
  • Pre-contract Cost Control 
  • The Purpose of Pre-contract Cost Control
  • Framework for Pre-contract Cost Control 
  • Information Used to Prepare an Order of Cost Estimate 
  • Cost Plans
  • Tendering Procedure 
  • Preliminary inquiry and Tender Documents
  • Time for Tendering and Tender Compliance
  • Qualified Tenders
  • Assessing Tenders and Notifying Results
  • Examination of the Pricing Document
  • Negotiated Reduction of Tender Figure
  • Letters of Intent
  • Contract Administration 
  • Placing the Contract
  • Meetings
  • Site Duties
  • Instructions
  • Variations and Post-Contract Cost Control
  • Interim Payments
  • Delays and Disputes
  • Sustainability in Construction

Who should take the course?
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Construction Manager
  • Planning Engineer
  • Construction Administrator

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
  • Understand the main features of the construction industry and its market size
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a Construction Supervisor
  • Identify the essential elements of a contract and different types of contracts
  • Manage all parties and professionals in the construction process
  • Supervise the construction team and monitor each stage of the construction process
  • Carry out day-to-day construction administrative tasks efficiently
  • Manage work schedules, project scope, and construction project budgets
  • Comply with contractual law and understand their legal responsibilities
  • Direct operations within a construction project, ensuring a safe working environment
  • Ensure that projects run on time and are within budget


At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.


All of our courses are fully accredited. The content of the Construction Management: Construction Contract Terms course is certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the continuous professional development principles. This course provides you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helps you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.
Updated on 12 October, 2021

Eligibility / Requirements

  • This Construction Management: Construction Contract Terms course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over.
  • Just a Basic understanding of the English language is required to attend this Construction Management : Construction Contract Terms course

About Training Express

The Training Express is a group of experts based in the United Kingdom, delivering high-quality certification and training to businesses and individuals looking to better themselves. We work in various disciplines and industries, with our primary point of concern being to help promote high standards of food hygiene, business well-being and safety in the workplace.
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