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The FIDIC Masterclass

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 26th and Friday, 27th April 2018
  • Time(s)
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee
    Member: €650
    Non-Member: €750

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit
    14 hours   C2


FIDIC is the contract of choice for major utilities work in Ireland. The FIDIC MasterClass is a full two-day course intended for both public and private sector companies who are currently working with or are interested in working with FIDIC contracts in the future. 

Course Aim

The aim of the course is to allow participants in understanding the FIDIC philosophy, choosing the correct form of contract and adapting it correctly and to give an overview of the various provisions within FIDIC such as payment, time and completion, defects and contractual limitations etc.

The course shall give participants an extensive introduction to the FIDIC forms of contracts.  The course will provide delegates with an understanding of how the contracts are applied in practice both at home and abroad with particular reference change and claiming time and money.

Course Programme

  • Choosing the Form of FIDIC
  • FIDIC: Red, Yellow, Green, Silver, Orange, Pink – A Brief         Explanation of the Differences and when you might use             Different Versions of the Contract
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Change management – notices, claims and assessment
  • Time and completion
  • Payment provisions
  • Defects and contractual limitations
  • Termination and dispute resolution

Learning Outcomes

After attending the course, participants will be familiar with the differences between the main forms of FIDIC Contracts. Participants will have understood the terms, operation and timeframes involved in the FIDIC forms of contract and further understand the time, risk and money imlications present when using FIDIC contracts.

After the course, delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the basic premise behind each FIDIC option and roles and responsibilities of all involved
  • Understand the various payment mechanisms throughout the options
  • Be aware of risk and change management procedures involved in FIDIC projects

Who should attend

This course is intended for participants with varying experience in using FIDIC Contracts and would specifically be useful to Employers, Employer’s Representatives, Students, Graduates, Engineers, Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Contractors and Subcontractors whom want to learn more about FIDIC.

Trainer's profile

David McNeice is a Solicitor, qualified in England and Wales and a respected Legal consultant in the area of contract management and dispute resolution. David has advised some of the UK and Ireland’s largest civil engineers on contractual matters and disputes. With an insight into the contractual and commercial reality of construction disputes, David is expertly placed to provide advice on all forms of contentious and non-contentious construction and contractual matters.

David is head of Quigg Golden’s training leg, being an experienced trainer and lecturer of high standard. David is also the course leader and lecturer for the ICE Civil Engineering Law and Contract Management (NEC3) course for the ICE in Northern Ireland, Dublin and for the ICE South East Region.  David is also the Convener for the Adjudication Society Ireland Region.

Make a Booking

26 April 2018


Confirmation is subject to event fee being finalised. Cancellation fees calculated at 50% of the estimated total bill will be charge for confirmed bookings cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the date of the planned event. A replacement person can attend instead. Cancellations made the day prior to an event will be charged 75% of the total estimated bill. No-shows will be charged the full fee. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing by email. Engineers Ireland will not be liable for any costs in the event of a course being re-scheduled.  This applies, but is not limited, to any travelling, subsistence or consequential expenses incurred by delegates.