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Project Delivery Methods & Challenging Contract Clauses | VICA Victoria

Single-day Course
  • 2019-10-08 08:30:00 | 2019-10-08 16:00:00
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  • 2019-10-08 08:30:00 | 2019-10-08 16:00:00
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Location Title: VICA - Victoria Training Centre
City: Victoria
Cancellation Period: Course Cancellations & Substitutions: 5 Business Days before the Course: Full Refund of Registration Fee. Less than 5 Business Days before the course/Day of the course: Complimentary substitution of another member of your company/team. No refunds or transfers of registration fee.

Exclusive VICA Member Pricing: Pay only $399/registration (SAVE $300!) when you register more than one person! Call us to register and receive this special discount: 1-877-847-6471

You asked for it — here it is! By member demand, Debbie Hicks, our Construction 101 instructor, has developed a course for VICA specifically about contract documents, clauses and delivery methods. Join us for a day of hands-on learning where you’ll take a deep dive into the characteristics and unique contract clauses of various project delivery methods.

Who should take this course?

Project Managers and Coordinators, Project Owners, Consultants – anyone involved in the use and administration of construction contracts who wants to gain a better understanding of the different types of contracts and delivery methods will benefit from this course.

What will you learn?

This is a highly interactive, hands-on course utilizing the new CCDC 10 document: A Guide to Construction Project Delivery Methods. You also will review the challenging clauses in the CCDC 2, CCDC 14 & 15, CCDC 5A, 5B, & 17 and CCDC 30 that are differentiated by different delivery methods. Working as a group, the class will engage in a process to understand the unique contract clauses in each delivery method. You'll leave will improved skills in decision making, reducing project risk in cost and schedule overruns, reducing administration costs and minimizing disagreements regarding contract interpretations.

By the end of this course you will:

Understand the characteristics, risks, benefits and disadvantages behind each of the following construction delivery methods and their unique contract clauses:

  • Design-Bid-Build
  • Design-Build
  • Construction Management for Services
  • Construction Management for Services and Construction
  • Integrated Project Delivery

Course fee includes: Hard-copy CCDC 10 document, lunch, digital certificate provided upon successful course completion, and additional course material provided in-class.

Partner Discount Pricing
Are you a member with one of our partner associations below? Call us toll-free at 1-877-847-6471 to access partner pricing on our courses. Make sure to tell us which association you belong to when you call! 

  • ECABC (Electrical Contractors Association of BC)
  • VRBA (Victoria Residential Builders Association)

VICA Member Discounts
VICA members, please log in to the website before you register in order to receive your VICA member price on registration OR call us directly for an exclusive VICA member discount — pay only $399/registration (SAVE $300!) on this course when you register more than one person! (1-877-847-6471)

Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
1 Gold Seal Credit
Other Credits:
Licensed Residential Builder CPD: Pre-approved for 7 CPD points, Informal
Course Certificates
  • Printable, digital, course certificate will be emailed to students on successful course completion.
  • Gold Seal Certification: 1 Gold Seal credit
  • Licensed Residential Builder CPD: Pre-approved for 7 CPD points, Informal
Course Instructor Information

Project Delivery Methods and Their Challenging Clauses is facilitated by Debbie Hicks, with Kees Cusveller.


Debbie Hicks, DSH Consulting. Former President of the Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) in BC for 22 years, with a comprehensive education background (Diploma in Business Administration, Bachelors of Science, teaching credential, and MBA in progress) learning has always been at the core of Debbie's career. During her time with SICA, she worked with a range of industry stakeholders including the buyers of construction services, architects, engineers, and contractors, coordinating and providing industry advocacy and education. Recent experience as the owner Rep for the construction of Kelowna Yacht Club's new Clubhouse has provided an additional perspective. Debbie's extensive experience in construction industry both as a stakeholder and educator make her uniquely qualified. She brings knowledge and interaction to the classroom – making this a course you won't want to miss!


Kees Cusveller, A construction professional with more than 35 years of experience, Kees began his career as a project coordinator, moving his way through senior project management and into Corporate and Senior Management roles, providing leadership and direction to all operating groups and branches in the procurement and execution of non-traditional projects. Kees has an MBA from the University of Calgary, a Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) from the University of Alberta, and a Construction Engineering Technology Diploma from NAIT. He is on the Board of the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), and is past Chair of the Alberta Construction Association, Calgary Construction Association and the Calgary General Contractors Association. As part of his role at CCA he chairs the Gold Seal Program and is past chair of the General Contractor’s Council.

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