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Evaluating Common Coating Contract Clauses (CONTRACT)

Level: Basic
Duration: 1 Day / 8 Hours, Includes Course Exam
Class Time: 8:00 - 5:00
Cost: Member $395, Non-Member $595
Credits: 0.75 CEUs
Certification Terms: N/A
Prerequisites: No

Written Exam Retake Fee: $100 member; $200 non-member

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Course Description

This course provides a basic overview of those clauses most common to coatings contracts. It follows the outline of a standard construction contract while also teaching students to identify the key provisions that may be missing from contracts they receive.

Course Content

  • The Contract Documents
  • Mutual Rights And Responsibilities
  • Contractor
  • Subcontractor
  • Changes In The Work
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Termination, Suspension or Assignment of the Subcontract
  • The Work of the Subcontractor
  • Date of Commencement and Substantial Completion
  • Payment
  • Progress Payments
  • Final Payment
  • Insurance and Bonds
  • Temporary Facilities and Working Conditions
  • Miscellaneous Provisions
  • Subcontract Documents
  • Prime Contracts
  • Unique Clauses and Claims
  • Case Studies
  • Glossary of terms

Benefits of Attending

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the basic principles of construction contracting
  • Recognize some of the more common legal terms used in construction contracting
  • Identify and prioritize typical construction contract documents
  • Evaluate the risks and costs associated with the various forms of dispute resolution
  • Evaluate the basic terms and conditions of a protective coating contract
  • Recognize the potential consequences of subjects not included in a coating contract
  • Associate contract clauses with different aspects of the job and recognize their effect on potential disputes

Course Format

Lecture; scenario-based exercises using a sample contract; quizzes and final exam. Each participant will receive a comprehensive student manual. The written exam consists of multiple-choice questions. To receive a certificate and CEUs you must attend all 8 hours of the course and attain a 70% or better score on the exam.

Who Should Attend

Production and project managers, supervisors, and anyone involved in the decision-making process who needs to become more comfortable with contracts used in the coatings industry.

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This course is strongly recommended as a prerequisite for anyone taking Project Management for the Industrial Painting Contractor .


For more information contact:barish@sspc.org