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Posted: August 2, 2019

Construction Law

Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA)
Who should take this course?

This course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators and supervisors. 

What will you learn?

This two-day course will provide participants with the practical skills to effectively and proactively deal with conflict situations and avoid litigation. Course topics also include the Builders’ Lien Act, collecting debts, bonding, insurance, environmental law, safety law, and much more!

By the end of the course, you will:
  • Identify the basics of contract law – intention, offer, acceptance, consideration, capacity and legality 
  • Understand a variety of CCDC/CCA and industry contracts, as well as when/how to use them
  • Understand how specifications and drawings fit within the contractual hierarchy 
  • Write RFIs and Change Orders
  • Compile and submit proper extras and claims
  • Define back charges and how to avoid them
  • Understand the dispute resolution process – negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation
  • Use the Builder’s Lien Act to obtain security for debts 
  • Understand how the ‘holdback system’ works and why 
  • Use the Small Claims process to recover debts 
  • Know the types of insurance, bonding, and sureties used in construction

Course fee includes:  Lunch, digital certificate provided upon successful course completion, and course material provided by the instructor in-class.

Public Price: $799.00
Member Price: $599.00

To Register: www.vicabc.ca/courses
VICA Registration

Date: April 2 - 3, 2020
Event Type: Course
Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
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