ARBE3307

Contract Administration

10 Units

Investigates the practices and procedures required of a construction professional during the contract administration stages of a construction project.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2015 (BCA Singapore)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the legislative and statutory terminology/requirements of a construction contract.
  2. Analyse and select the standard forms of contract
  3. Implement and advise on administrative procedures necessary for the successful running of a construction contract.
  4. Understand the contractual links between the project supply chain stakeholders.
  5. Analyse, interpret and administer relevant clauses of the selected standard forms of contract with particular reference to time, cost, quality and risk
Content
  • The various standard forms of contract and sub-contract used in the industry
  • Basic contractual mechanisms and procedures applied at various stages of the contract
  • The roles and responsibilities of the administrator
  • Issuing instructions
  • Dealing with payment provisions
  • Managing change procedures
  • Dispute avoidance and resolution
  • Dealing with completion and possession issues
  • Issuing certificates
  • Resolving disputes
  • Assessing entitlement for extension of time
  • Assessing entitlement for loss and expense
  • Payment (including sub-contract payments, security of Payment Act)
  • Variations
  • Contract conditions in relation to time, cost, quality and risk
  • The role of BIM in standard construction contracts
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): ARBE4320. Students who have successfully completed ARBE4320 are not eligible to enrol in ARBE3307.
Assessment Items
  • Report: Written Professional Report
  • Report: Written Professional Report
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.)
  • Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE3307

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