Redfern Contract Consultants Ltd

Using NEC Contracts: What You Need to Know

  • All you need to know about the operational, contractual and commercial implications of using NEC contracts.iStock_000008674944XSmall

Recommended for

  • Any personnel involved with any contractual, commercial or payment aspects of NEC suite of contracts – for example, sales personnel, project managers, contract managers and administrators, site supervisors, finance managers, senior managers and directors.

Duration and Price

  • 1 day: £199 + VAT per person. Book online using the form below.
  • For group bookings, please contact Andy Redfern on 01283 512535.

Benefits of Attending

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the key operational and contractual aspects of working under a NEC form of contract
  • Understand the different types of NEC Contracts and when to use them
  • Appreciate the commercial implications of how a project under NEC contract terms is sold and managed
  • Receive guidance on the core clauses and the different options defined in the contracts
  • Determine how to give the correct cost considerations when pricing an NEC contract
  • Learn how to ensure risks are distributed fairly to sub-contractors

Next Dates

  • TBC
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Course Content

  • A background to NEC
  • How the fundamental ethos of a NEC contract differs from traditional contracts
  • The different types of NEC contract
  • The Main Option Clauses
  • The contract data
  • The Accepted Programme
  • Communications
  • Early warnings and the Risk Register
  • Compensation events
  • Payment


  • “A really useful course. Great to have a clear and concise view of this very different type of contract”
  • “I would highly recommend this course. I’m putting the learning into practice every day!”