March 8, 2024

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A few words from our tutor on what you can expect from this course

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 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 notes, so you can refer again during the year.

Course Content

• 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, etc

• 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 Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €485 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €585. 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 and Certificate of Attendance.

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