CPD Activities

Principal Building Agreement (PBA) Edition 6.2 – Online Workshop – 02 March 2021

INTRODUCTION (08H00 – 08H05)
SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)
− Structure of documents: Finding your way through the contract;
− Notices: Pitfalls around the service of notices and how to avoid problems when serving notices;
− Security: The different forms of security and some difficulties to be aware of when choosing;
TEA BREAK (10H00 – 10H20)
SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)
− The difference between retention and the payment reduction;
− The Contractor’s lien and the payment guarantee;
− Works Risk and Insurance: Who is responsible for the care of the works, including potential risks which the contracts may expose the parties to;
LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)
SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)
− Instructions: Who may issue instructions, when these may be issued, what form these must take and how the Contractor is to be paid for instructions which increase the value of the work;
− Difficulties with Practical Completion and Final Completion processes;
− The Contractor’s liability for latent defects;− Extensions of Time: When the Contractor will get a revision to the date of practical completion and when the revised date brings additional money with it;
AFTERNOON TEA BREAK (14H50 – 15H10)
SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00)
− Payment: The process for getting payment and the consequences if the Employer does not pay on time;
− Suspension & Termination: When the parties may terminate the contract and what the consequences of termination are.
− Dispute resolution
Q & A

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. All proof of payments to reach us by latest on Friday, 26 February 2021 to secure your spot!


NEC ECC 3&4 Online Workshop – 18 March 2021

INTRODUCTION (08H00 – 08H05)
SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)
− Introduction to the NEC;
− The NEC Suite of books;
− The NEC ECC Black Book;
− The procurement options available through the use of the 6 main options A to F;
− The nine (9) core clauses;
TEA (10H00 – 10H20)
SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)
− The secondary options;
– The NEC terminology & philosophy; − The Contract Data
− The Risk Register (Early Warning Register);
− The Works Information (Scope);
LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)
SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)
− The use of the programme;
− Early Warnings;
− Compensation events;
− Payment;
AFTERNOON TEA (14H50 – 15H10)
SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00)
− Completion & take over;
− Approach to sub-contractors;
− Dispute resolution;
− The potential problem areas and possible solutions or risk mitigating strategies. Q & A

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. Proof of payment to reach us by latest on Tuesday, 16 March 2021 to secure your spot!

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FIDIC Red & Yellow Online Workshop – 06 April 2021

INTRODUCTION (08H00 – 08H05)
SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)
• Understand why the FIDIC contract best suits the specific project;
• How to ensure that the FIDIC contract is entered into in accordance with best practice;
• Understand FIDIC concepts & timelines;
• Appreciate when liability is being taken on by the employer, by the contractor & by the engineer and the risk that flows from it;

TEA (10H00 – 10H20)
SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)
• Understand who the parties to the contract are:
o Employer;
o Contractor;
o The Engineer;
• Contractual obligations of each party;
• Understand the claims process & how to:
o Bring claims;
o Determine claims;
o Defended claims.

LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)
SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)
• Understand the role of sub-contractors;
• Understand the role of the programme and whether the contractor has an obligation to follow same;
• Understand the taking over and final completion processes
• Understand defects liability;
• Be aware of the different forms of security recognised by FIDIC;
• Understand the process of suspension and termination;
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TEA (14H50 – 15H10)
SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00)
• Understand variations, especially:
o who may vary the works;
o when a party may vary the works;
o how compensation for variations is calculated;

• Understand the FIDIC payment process;
• Understand the dispute resolution process in the South African context.
Q & A

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. Proof of payment to reach us by latest on Friday, 02 April 2021 to secure your spot!

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Online Workshop – 29 April 2021 (date postponed by presenter from 20 to 29 April 2021)

WELCOME AND INTRO (08H00 – 08H05)

SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)
• Role Play
• Why the need for alternatives to traditional dispute resolution or litigation?
• The development of alternative dispute resolution in South Africa;

TEA (10H00 – 10H20)
SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)

• Adjudication
o What is adjudication?
o When should it be used?
o How is it applied?
• Mediation
o What is mediation?
o When should it be used?
o How is it applied?
• Arbitration
o What is arbitration?
o When should it be used?
o How is it applied?

LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)
SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)
• How is the ADR mechanism applied in the following contracts:
o JBCC;
o GCC;
o FIDIC;
o NEC.

AFTERNOON TEA (14H50 – 15H10)
SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00)
• Mediation as the best commercial alternative
o Principles and theory of Mediation

o Why mediation makes the best commercial sense?
• Role Play

Q&A

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. Proof of payment to reach us by latest on Friday, 23 April 2021 to secure your spot!

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OHSA – Construction Regulations Online Workshop – 06 May 2021

INTRODUCTION (08H00 – 08H05)

SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)
◊   Occupational Health and Safety within the work place
◊   To whom do the construction health and safety regulations apply
◊   When is a construction permit required

TEA (10H00 – 10H20)

SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)
◊   When is a construction permit not required
◊   Professional construction health and safety agent
◊   Duties of the client

LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)

SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)
◊   Duties of the Designer
◊   SANS 10400-A: 2010 Form 4 inspections
◊   Duties of the principal contractor

AFTERNOON TEA (14H50 – 15H10)

SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00)
◊   Construction health and safety manager
◊   Duties of the contractor
◊   Construction health and safety officer
◊   Non-compliance with the health and safety act and regulations

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. Proof of payment to reach us by latest on Tuesday, 04 May 2021 to secure your spot!

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Contracts Comparison (JBCC, NEC, FIDIC & GCCC) Online Workshop – 20 May 2021

INTRODUCTION (08H00 – 08H05)

SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)

  • Outline
  • The structure of the contracts;
  • The programme;

TEA (10H00 – 10H20)

SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)

  • Commencement & completion;
  • Variations & contract instructions;
  • Time & cost entitlement;

LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)

SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)

  • The role of the employer’s agent;
  • Claims process;

TEA (14H50 – 15H10)

SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00)

  • The different approaches to subcontractors;
  • Dispute resolution. Q & A

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. Proof of payment to reach us by latest on Tuesday, 18 May 2021 to secure your spot!

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GCCC 2015 Online Workshop – 08 June 2021

INTRODUCTION (08H00 – 08H05)

SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)

TEA (10H00 – 10H20)

SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)

LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)

SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)

TEA (14H50 – 15H10)

SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00)

Q & A

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. Proof of payment to reach us by latest on Friday, 04 June 2021 to secure your spot!

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Expert Witness Training Online Workshop – 25 June 2021

INTRODUCTION (08H00 – 08H05)

SESSION 1 (08H05 – 10H00)

TEA (10H00 – 10H20)

SESSION 2 (10H20 – 12H15)

LUNCH (12H15 – 13H00)

SESSION 3 (13H00 – 14H50)

TEA (14H50 – 15H10)

SESSION 4 (15H10 – 17H00) Q & A

The CPD value for this event is : 1.0 CPD Category 1 Credit

To register, please complete the following registration form and return it to fsadmin@saia.org.za where after a tax invoice will follow. Proof of payment to reach us by latest on Wednesday, 23 June 2021 to secure your spot!