September 22, 2021
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Course Description

The Short Form of Contract under the Public Works Contract Suite is one of the most used forms, generally utilised on projects of less than €1 million euro. This training course will provide an in depth review of this contract with a view to gaining working level understanding of the contract form.

You will leave this CPD training course better informed, with a much greater understanding of the most significant aspects of CF6, the Short form of Public Works Contracts, and how you should approach them. You will learn key points around the PWC’s, and you will have the opportunity to engage in an informative Q&A with our tutor regarding any matters you would like specific insight on. You will also take home your training course pack, so you can refer again during the year.

What you will learn

• Understanding the Public Works Management Framework

• General Overview of PWC Contracts and where the CF6 form sits in the family.

• The model forms, form of tender and schedules, guidance notes and the likes

• The situation on the pricing document

• Programme (Clause 2)

• Delay and EOT (Clause 2.7)

• The Works (Clause 3)

• Price and Payment (Clause 4)

o Interim Payment

o Final Payment

• Compensation Events – Definition & Notice Requirements

• Communication between Parties

• Pay and Conditions

• Insurance Requirements

• Termination

• Programme contingency – use and abuse

• Dispute Resolution

• Summary – Q & A

Who Should Attend

This training course is relevant to contractors, sub-contractors, quantity surveyors, engineers, contracts managers, project managers, and anyone looking to gain a greater understanding of the Public Works Contracts.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance in Public Works Contracts – CF6 Short Forms. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. You will also receive a full Public Works Contracts course pack to refer back to at any time in the future.Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €425 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €525. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE.

The course cost includes all course documentation, training pack and Certificate of Attendance.


Keith Kelliher
Kelliher and Associates Quantity Surveyors

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