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Legal Aspects of Contract in Construction Industry


Legal Aspects of Contract in Construction Industry

If you’ve ever purchased a home or property of any kind, you’ll know how complex contractual law can be. Which only becomes more complicated still in the construction sector. Construction law is not only unique, but multi-faceted and in a state of constant evolution. Nevertheless, those who intend to work in construction at the highest level are expected to fully understand contractual law. It’s often the smallest details and oversights that make the difference between successful projects and those that fail to get off the ground in the first place. Not to mention, have the potential to land construction companies who don’t meet their legal obligations in serious trouble.

Explore the basics of contract law for the construction industry with this high-quality tutorial. Study a breakdown of the essential elements of a construction contract, along with the various types of contracts common to construction. Study combined lump-sum and unit-price contracts, fixed and variable contracts, management contracts, equipment rental and purchase agreements, insurance contracts, claims, profit-sharing and more.



  • Explain the various types of construction contracts
  • understand the types of construction contracts
  • Discuss and appreciate consumer protection

Programme Content


  • Definition of a Contract
  • Essential Elements of a Contract
  • Provision of the Law with Regards to Form
  • Types of Construction Contract
  • Combined Lump sum and Unit Price Contracts
  • Cost plus Fixed Fee Contracts with Profit-Sharing Clause
  • Management Contracts
  • Equipment Rental Contracts
  • Selection of Type of Contract
  • Insurance Contracts and Claims


Target Audience

  • Managers, supervisors and team leaders
  • Construction workers seeking for CPD
  • Small business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Staff working in construction industry and wishing to enhance their CVs


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course Duration 10 Hours
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