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Diploma in Adjudication in the Construction Industry

Develop the skills and knowledge you need to successfully apply the law of adjudication to the construction industry and seek fee-earning work as an Adjudicator.

Course Duration:
18 months
Wed 12 Jun 2019 - Wed 18 Nov 2020
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
420 hours

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£3919 + VAT


The RICS Diploma in Adjudication in Construction has been designed to provide you with the necessary in-depth knowledge of the legal principles and how to apply these to the adjudication process.

What are the learning outcomes?

  • How the law of contract is applied to the practice of adjudication
  • How the law of tort is applied to the practice of adjudication
  • The practical application in the production of an enforceable decision
  • Knowledge and understanding of the nature of law and its place in society


How is this course delivered?

This distance-learning course takes place over 18 months and is made up of four modules. There will be some face-to-face tutorials and assessments involved.

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What will I receive on completion of the course?

On successful completion of this Level 5 qualification, you will meet the relevant National Occupational Standards and be able to seek fee-earning work as an adjudicator. Your details will be retained in a pool that will be considered for vacancies on the RICS President’s Panel of Adjudicators (subject to any further assessment or mentoring that is considered appropriate) as and when they arise.

Please note that to qualify as an adjudicator and to be eligible for CIArb fellowship, you need to undertake the whole diploma, the certificate will be of particular benefit to those wishing to understand the adjudication process in detail or represent parties.

Unit one: £945

What's covered?

  • The nature of law and its place in society
  • How the law of contract is applied to the practice of adjudication
  • How the law of tort is applied to the practice of adjudication
  • How the rules of evidence are applied to the practice of adjudication

Unit one dates

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    Date 2: 12 June 2019 - 11 December 2019

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Unit two: £805

What's covered?

  • The application of the law of adjudication

Unit two dates

Unit three: £805

What's covered?

  • The process of commencing adjudication
  • The process of planning and running an adjudication for the various parties involved
  • How to draft submissions for adjudication

Unit three dates

Unit four: £1,800

What's covered?

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of contract and tort law to adjudication
  • Ability to competently run adjudication proceedings
  • Write and deliver an accurate, reasoned and enforceable decision

Unit four dates


The tutors were very experienced,high-calibre professionals and have a lot to bring to the table. The diploma gave me the experience I needed to take stepping stones in my career and I’d highly recommend it to anyone who wishes to practise in this field.

Kevin Madden . 29/01/2018

RICS DipAdj,MBA FRICS FCIArb – past delegate

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