Overview of Professional Practice in FIDIC Contracts
At The College of Contract Management, we offer a course in Professional Practice in FIDIC Contracts. So, what does it mean? Simply put, FIDIC stands for Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils (International Federation of Consulting Engineers). In short, FIDIC Contracts are the standard contracts used in the construction sector, by both contractors and sub-contractors. The organisation was originally founded in 1913 and has operated worldwide ever since to create effective contracts. Knowledge of FIDIC Contracts is a valuable asset to any member of the construction sector; working with one at some point is almost guaranteed. This course will give you important knowledge and key responsibilities to be able to run operations smoothly.
The College of Contract Management is offering a UK based live online course that will provide training to construction professionals in FIDIC contracts. You will learn the key terms, potential risks, contract administration, application of laws and dispute resolution procedures. FIDIC is known for its six contracts which are boldly presented as different colours in the industry. Most importantly, The College of Contract Management’s course covers all six: the Orange Book, the (old and new) Red Book, the (old and new) Yellow Book, the Silver Book, the Pink Book and the Gold Book. This means you will learn everything you need to know regarding FIDIC Contracts.
Who Can Study Professional Practice in FIDIC Contracts?
Firstly, to study the FIDIC Contracts training course, you’ll need a profession and experience in the construction sector. This acts as foundation knowledge for what is taught in this course. Secondly, a passion to learn is essential, as well as a few spare hours a week to dedicate to our online lectures. However, you can study in your own time so you don’t have to sacrifice any work or home commitments to become knowledgeable in FIDIC Contract consultancy.
Professional Skills You’ll Learn
With The College of Contract Management, you will learn important skills that will be immediately transferrable to a workplace environment. Furthermore, you can develop expert project and contract management abilities from the very start which make an excellent addition to your CV. You’ll also become competent with the steps in the claims and dispute process and you will follow in-depth training of all six different FIDIC contracts.
Industry Recognised Qualification
Firstly, if you work in the construction sector, you will need to apply knowledge of the FIDIC Contracts at some point. Our courses at The College of Contract Management are credited by the CIOB, CMI, CICES, CIArb and Pearson Education. Consequently, this will give you an excellent career boost with you extra skills that are well-recognised across the industry. Indeed, this could lead to a potential salary increase too. The skills you learn will also benefit your own personal skill-set and development.
A Flexible Course That Works Around You
We deliver this course online through live lectures once a week. This means won’t have to put your full-time job or other commitments on hold by having to study in a traditional university or college environment. Additionally, all lectures are recorded and posted online in case you ever need to catch up. Most importantly, this teaching method eliminates the stress of fitting studying around your commitments and allows you to study FIDIC Contracts at your own pace.
Technology Brings the FIDC Contracts Course Wherever You Are
Most importantly, the main advantage of our course being offered online is that you can study with us wherever you are in the world. Whether you work full-time or reside overseas. Our UK based expert lecturers offer FIDIC Contracts industry expertise and knowledge available at any time online with an internet connection. If you are residing overseas and are considering our course, the UK accreditations you will receive will be an excellent addition to your CV.
Real University Lecturers – High Standard of Teaching
Our university lecturers from the UK are industry experts in FIDIC Contracts training and will offer you the highest standard of teaching. During the online lectures you will be able to ask questions through voice or text-chat, as well as talk with other students on the course. Consequently, you get the classroom atmosphere from the comfort of your own home. All of our lecturers teach at UK universities, so you can expect high-quality lecture content.
Economically Favourable Courses
The College of Contract Management knows that by offering online courses, it means that you also save money on transport since you don’t have to travel to a university or college to study. This makes the idea of online study very appealing to a lot of people, since there are few time constraints. Therefore, you can learn about FIDIC Contracts from wherever you are in the world during your own time.
Vast Employment & Salary Opportunities
Throughout the College of Contract Management’s course, the skills you will be taught are highly sought-after and refined. You will vastly improve your employment opportunities and thus increase your salary potential with this Professional Practice course. In addition, it will increase your confidence and ability in the workplace; it will also show your current employer your determination and work ethic.
FIDIC Contracts Course Content
Most importantly, to apply for this FIDIC Contracts course you must be currently employed in the construction industry. For example, you should be in a profession such as Contract and Project Management, Engineering Consultancy or Construction Management or another relevant profession. If you have any queries about if your eligibility to apply, do not hesitate to contact our friendly team at [email protected] for more details.
How You’ll Study
Upon payment, you will be granted access to Moodle. This is our online learning environment which will become your course hub; from here you can access all your lectures, lecture recordings, timetable and materials for your course. Every week you will be sent a link to the latest online lecture, which is usually on the weekend. During the lecture you will be able to discuss topics and ask your lecturer any questions you may have. Additionally, lecturers will deliver interactive presentations using shared-screen software. Alternatively, if you miss any lectures you have the ability to re-watch these on the Moodle platform.
How Often You’ll Study
In addition to your online resources, once a week you will receive a link to a real-time lecture. This is usually on a Saturday or Sunday and the lecture will last between 1-2 hours. Additionally, it is strongly advised that you spend several hours a week doing some independent study and relevant research.
How You’ll Be Assessed
After you have finished your modules for this course you will be assessed to prove your efficiency and understanding of FIDIC Contracts.
Period of Study
Period of Study
Our live online Professional Practice in FIDIC Contracts will take approximately 6 – 9 months to complete. However, it is possible to complete it faster depending on your time schedule and work ethic. Any module you take can be renewed for a further 12 months if you are unable to complete it in the allocated time. Additionally, we award a Certificate of Completion for each module that you pass.
How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply to study for your Professional Practice in FIDIC Contracts, simply follow this step-by-step guide to the application process.
- Call or email our UK team to ask any questions and discuss your eligibility for the course.
Telephone: 01420 481 681
Telephone (International): +44 1420 481 681
Email: [email protected]
- After this step, you will receive an application form via email. Please fill it in thoroughly and return it to us. Also, we recommend you keep a copy.
- Next, you will be asked to send photos or copies of your documents, such as a CV and ID. These documents must be valid. We will then carry out a webcam identity and validity check before we release your diploma.
- Please let us know which payment method you would like to use. We will generate an invoice and send it to you.
- Once we have received your payment, we will enrol you on course and give you access to your Moodle account so you can prepare and begin.
The start date of your course is dependent on the date of your enrolment. Your enrolment date is the date we receive your agreed payment. For full payment we accept most credit and debit cards, cheques or bank transfer.
If you fail to submit an assignment, you will be offered a maximum Pass grade rather than Merit or Distinction. Sometimes we do allow extensions if you have a valid reason. Additionally, you will have a chance to revise or retake your exams if you fail. We offer you a second attempt free of charge but further attempts will incur a fee. It is also worth noting that you will not be awarded for any partial module completion.
If you have any further enquiries, feel free to email our team at: [email protected] or contact us by telephone.
Telephone: 01420 481 681
Telephone (International): +44 1420 481 681.