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Construction Law (CL)

Online Course

For owners, managers, supervisors, and project managers who deal primarily in trade-to-trade and/or trade-to-customer situations.

Understand construction contracts and contract law.

  • Understand the origins of law.
  • Understand what a contract is and what makes it valid or invalid.
  • Know the different types of construction contracts.
  • Understand roles in the construction industry as they apply to contract law.
  • Understand the liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a contract.
  • Be able to interpret contracts.
  • Understand what defines a custom contract.
  • Understand the principles of surety and different types of bonds.
  • Know what type of insurance is required.
  • Understand claims, the reasons for claims, and how to compile and submit proper extras and claims.
  • Know the acts and regulations that are relevant to the construction industry.
  • Develop strategies to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades, and labour.

This course uses interactive elements, scenarios, videos, and quizzes to reinforce learning.  A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion. 

This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA).  It is available in both English and French and ​will work on all major browsers and multiple devices including: tablets, IPads and smart phones.

Duration:  4 hours | $150.00 +GST

Course Credits: 

  • 2 CCA Gold Seal Credits
  • 4 BC Housing CPD Points
  • 4 Core LUs

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Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
AIBC (Architectural Institute of BC) Credits:
4 Core Learning Units
Other Credits:
4 BC Housing CPD Points
Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.

Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Director of Education


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