RWC Training Academy

Construction Law (online)

This course is designed to teach and familiarize owners, managers, supervisors and project managers with construction contracts and contract law; liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a Contract, compiling and submitting proper extras and claims, and ways and means for leaders to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades, and labour.

Construction Law (online):
This course consists of 11 lessons of approximately 25 minutes duration each, for a total of about 4 hours of self-paced instruction. A final mark of 75% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion. This course is available online in English and French.
This course requires Adobe Flash and will NOT function on devices that do not support Flash, such as iPads, iPhones and smartphones. This course is supported by Windows, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and is NOT supported by MAC, Safari.

Upon completion of training, you should understand the following:

  • Understand the origins of law
  • Understand what a contract is and what makes a contract valid or invalid
  • Understand the roles in the construction industry as they apply to contract law
  • Know the different types of construction contracts
  • Interpret contracts
  • Understand what a custom contract consists of
  • Understand the principles of surety and the different types of bonds that are used
  • Know what type of insurance is required in the construction industry
  • Understand claims, the reasons for claims and the process of making a claim
  • Know the acts and regulations that are relevant to the construction industry