New! Canadian Construction Contract Essentials

Canadian Construction Contract Essentials - Online

e-Learning (Computer Based)

Duration: self paced 

Price: $200.00 + HST

Gold Seal Accredited: 1 Credit

About the Course:

  • Uses practical, construction-specific scenarios
  • Self-paced, online e-learning, accessible 24/7
  • Can be taken on computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
  • Takes about three (3) hours to complete
  • Available in English and French

Who should take the course:  The course was designed for construction contractors and subcontractors working in the construction and maintenance industry.

For contactors and anyone involved in procurement and contracting within a construction company. Gain a basic and practical understanding of Canadian construction contract and subcontract essentials.

  • Understand what a contract is from a legal standpoint and what makes it valid and enforceable.
  • Know some key legal principles regarding general contracts and construction contracts.
  • Understand why contracts are important in the construction process.
  • Learn the difference between a “bidding” contract and the actual construction contract.
  • Be able to discern the difference between a letter of intent, a purchase order, and a construction contract.
  • Learn about a major cause of construction disputes and why standard industry contract forms can reduce the risk of such disputes.
  • Know the different types of construction contracts in terms of project delivery and pricing methods.
  • Understand the structure, approach, and key provisions in a typical stipulated/fixed-price or lump-sum construction contract and subcontract.
  • Know how to read and understand a typical construction contract and subcontract.


Qty Item Price Description
Online PIN Non-Member: $100.00
Members: $100.00
1 Online PIN
Cancellation Policy

-Cancellations must be received no later than 10 business days prior to the course date to be eligible for a 75% refund of registration fees.
-No refunds will be issued after this date.
-If you register for the course and do not attend, you are liable for the full registration fee unless you cancel according to the terms stated above.
-If you are unable to attend after registering you may send a substitute up to and including the day of the course. Please provide a name and email address for name tag and records.
-CANS reserves the right to cancel any course and will, in such an event, provide a full refund of registrations fees. Every effort will be made to give registrants a reasonable notice of cancellation.
-No liability is assumed by the organization for changes in course dates, content, speakers, or venue.