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Contract Administration

The contract administrator is responsible for managing the terms of the building contract between the parties. This requires knowledge and skills related to contract provisions application, the ability to set up appropriate office procedures and to keep accurate records commensurate for the scale and nature of the building contract.

One-day course

Tue 9 Apr 2019
09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
RICS, Parliament Square, London, SW1P 3AD
6 hrs Formal CPD
£283.5 + VAT


These topics will all be covered in this course in which the trainer will demonstrate best practice related to modern methods of information management and post contract admin procedures. 

By focusing on real world examples and the extensive experience of the trainer, this course will give you the tools to confidently administer construction contracts on which you are working.

Learning objectives

  • Assess the responsibilities for record keeping
  • Prepare registers and records for correspondence, drawings, variations, resources on site
  • Analyse and interpret the variation process from inception to valuation
  • Recognise bad practice and demonstrate good practice
  • Complete relevant contract administration documentation

What our delegates say


Paul Meade on 07/11/2017

"I found the course well-structured – the sequence, supporting information and allocated times allowed the subject matter to be comprehensively covered either as an introduction or a ‘refresher’ for the more experienced audience."


Cillian Daly on 06/12/2017

“I found this RICS training event very informative. The material was covered in a logical manner, providing a sense of clarity on key issues of Contract Administration. I would recommend this training event to anyone who wishes to improve their knowledge of this subject area.”

Who should attend?

Practitioners involved in contract administration such as Contract Administrators, Quantity Surveyors, Project Management Surveyors, Main Contractors, Commercial Managers, Architects, Building Surveyors and those involved with Contract Administration.

Course structure

Assuming the Contract Administrator role, you will be asked to propose solutions related to common issues in this area related to procurement and contractual options, certificates, record keeping, Contractor’s obligations, contractual provisions and much more.


  • RICS professionals Standard £315 + VAT
  • Early Bird - 10% off June course - Book before 23 April £283.5 + VAT
  • Early Bird - 10% off July course - Book before 23 May £283.5 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals Standard £405 + VAT
  • Early Bird - 10% off June course - Book before 23 April £364.5 + VAT
  • Early Bird - 10% off July course - Book before 23 May £364.5 + VAT
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£283.5 + VAT