Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-455-100 060478 Contract Documents and Construction Law
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-455-100 CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION LAW ...explores the relationship between contract documents and the construction process including contractual relationships, legal roles and responsibilities, and contract types. Legal issues will be studied including regulatory issues, liens, bonds, insurance, and change orders and changed conditions. (Prerequisite: Completion of related technical diploma, registered apprenticeship or work experience)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Recognize the importance of contract documents and construction law as they pertain to on site construction supervisors.
  2. Define the roles and responsibilities of contractual parties.
  3. Contrast the different types of construction forms and documents.
  4. Determine where decisions are made as defined by the General Conditions.
  5. Use a documentation system.
  6. Manage the effects of scope changes.
  7. Use contract documents to find time-related articles and provisions.
  8. Select strategies for avoiding and resolving disputes and conflicts.