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A Comprehensive Guide to JBCC (6.2) Contracts

Facilitated by Dr. Daniel Basch

Accredited Live Interactive Webinar

In 2023, we will start accommodating international professionals by offering course options in their local time zones based on location. For more information, go to the 'Request Quotation' page. 

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What's the importance of CPD Points and why should you earn them.

Tacit Skills offers courses that are accredited for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points, which are a way to measure and demonstrate your commitment to professional development. These points are often required by professional organizations and regulatory bodies to maintain your membership or certification. By completing CPD activities, such as taking courses, you can gain new skills, knowledge, and expertise that can help you perform your job duties more effectively and efficiently. Earning CPD points also shows that you are committed to staying current and engaged in your field, and can be used as evidence of ongoing learning when seeking promotions or new job opportunities. Overall, CPD points are an important tool for helping professionals maintain their competence and provide high-quality services.

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Why Evening Sessions

Tacitskills is a company that caters to busy professionals by offering live interactive courses that take place in the evenings between 19:00 and 22:00. This allows professionals to continue working on important projects during the day and complete the course in the evenings. To make the most of their time, the courses are split into 3 hour sessions per evening, rather than requiring professionals to take time off work to attend full-day training sessions. Tacitskills understands that times can be tough and is committed to accommodating professionals by working around their schedules.

Attending International Professionals

For international professionals attending our courses, we have taken timezone differences into consideration and designed a schedule based on your location to accommodate the time differences

About This Course

This course is accredited and approved by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). On Completion professionals will earn 2 ECSA CPD Points as well as PMI Certificate holders will be eligible to claim 14 PDUs from the Project Management Institute (PMI). This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the terms, conditions, and procedures outlined in the JBCC PBA contract. It is designed to be practical and interactive, using templates, case studies, and examples to make the procurement, management, and administration of JBCC contracts easier. The course will be facilitated by an expert with years of experience working with these contracts and advising clients. The focus will be on the JBCC PBA contract, but attendees will also be able to gain an understanding of the JBCC N/S Subcontract. The goal of the course is to help attendees become proficient in implementing and working with these contracts.

There are several potential benefits to taking this course on JBCC contracts, including:

  1. Increased understanding of JBCC contracts: By taking a course on JBCC contracts, you will gain a deeper understanding of the terms, conditions, and procedures outlined in these agreements. This will help you to better interpret and apply the provisions of the contract, leading to smoother and more successful project execution.

  2. Improved procurement and management skills: The course will also provide you with valuable insights and tools for procuring and managing projects using JBCC contracts. You will learn about best practices for negotiating and drafting these agreements, as well as strategies for managing risk and resolving disputes.

  3. Enhanced career opportunities: Demonstrating a thorough understanding of JBCC contracts can be beneficial for your career, as these agreements are commonly used in the construction industry in South Africa. By completing a JBCC course, you will be able to increase your value as an employee or contractor and open up new career opportunities.

  4. Improved project outcomes: By gaining a better understanding of JBCC contracts, you will be able to more effectively manage your projects and avoid costly disputes or delays. This will help to improve the overall success of your projects and enhance your reputation as a reliable and professional contractor or project manager.

Obtain your certificate and differentiate yourself from others

Additionally, earning a certificate in Mastering JBCC Contracts can help you advance your career and potentially open up new job opportunities. Many employers prioritize hiring candidates with advanced training and certifications, and having a certificate in Mastering JBCC Contracts can make you a more attractive candidate for these positions. Overall, earning a certificate in Mastering JBCC Contracts can be a valuable investment in your career and can help you stand out to prospective employers.

A detailed look at the course contents that will be covered:

  • Session 1: Procuring a JBCC contract. This session will cover the role and responsibilities of the principal agent in preparing the contract documents, including the Contract data EC and pricing documents.

  • Session 2: General provisions of the contract. This session will focus on important definitions and other terms of the contract, as well as clauses related to procedures and the giving of notices.

  • Session 3: Role of the Principal Agent in administering the contract. This session will delve into the role and responsibilities of the Principal Agent, including the giving of instructions, issuing of payment certificates, and certifying practical, work, and final completion.

  • Session 4: Payment provisions. This session will cover the procedures for submitting applications for interim and final payments, as well as the applicable payment procedures and terms.

  • Session 5: Variations. This session will discuss the reasons for and extent of variations that may be ordered, as well as the procedures for dealing with the time and cost implications of variations. The valuation of work that has been executed and the adjustment of rates and revision of the lump sum price due to variations will also be examined.

  • Session 6: Contractor’s claims for a revision of the Practical Completion Date and/or for a revision of the Contract Price. This session will cover the procedures for notification and submission of claims for additional time and cost, as well as the manner in which claims must be quantified and the use of contemporary and other records. The events that give the contractor a right to claim, including force majeure events and delays attributed to the employer, will also be discussed. Tips and guidance on how to prepare and submit claims correctly will be provided to reduce the risk of claims being rejected or dismissed.

  • Session 7: Quality control. This session will examine provisions related to quality control, defective workmanship, liability for errors in the design, tests, practical, works, and final completion, as well as the latent defects liability period.

  • Session 8: Dispute resolution and claims. This session will address the reasons for the prevalence and high incidence of disputes and how to potentially avoid them. The appointment, role, and function of the adjudicator and other dispute resolution mechanisms will also be discussed.

What are the learning objectives of this course and how can they be applied to your job. 

  • Understand the fundamental principles of JBCC contracts and how they fit into the broader legal framework of building contracts.

  • Become proficient in drafting and completing all necessary documents for the procurement and execution of JBCC contracts, including tender documents, schedules of deviations, contracts, Contract Data, and amendments.

  • Understand the new forms (6.1) and (6.2) and changes made to previous versions of the JBCC PBA, and how these impact construction risks and procedures.

  • Receive a list of suggested modifications and amendments to the form that can help to mitigate construction risks and improve contract administration.

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of all parties and role players involved in JBCC contracts, including the principal agent, contractor, and employer.

  • Learn about the various contract management and administrative provisions in JBCC contracts, including those related to variations, time and cost management, and dispute resolution.

  • Get tips and guidance on how to effectively manage and administer JBCC contracts to ensure smooth project execution and minimize the risk of disputes.

The future GCC Contracts in the Construction Industry and why this is an important skill to have

JBCC (Joint Building Contracts Committee) contracts are a widely used standard form of building contract in South Africa, particularly in the construction industry. These contracts are designed to provide a fair and balanced agreement between the principal agent, contractor, and employer, and to outline the rights, duties, and obligations of each party.

It is important for professionals working in the construction industry to have a thorough understanding of JBCC contracts, as they provide a legal framework for the procurement and execution of construction projects. By understanding the terms and provisions of these contracts, professionals can more effectively manage risk, avoid disputes, and ensure the successful completion of projects.

Looking to the future, it is likely that JBCC contracts will continue to play a significant role in the South African construction industry. It is therefore important for professionals to stay up to date on the latest developments in these contracts and to have the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively use and administer them.

Accreditation earned on completion of this course:

Earning ECSA CPD points is valuable for professionals in the construction industry as it demonstrates their commitment to staying current and continuing their professional development. By completing this course and earning ECSA CPD points, professionals can showcase their dedication to best practices and expertise in Lean and Agile Principles.


Upon completing this course, professionals will earn 2 ECSA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point and 14 Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs) for PMP certificate holders. 

Recordings of the live sessions will be made available for attending delegates who miss a session due to load shedding. Please note that the course live sessions must be attended in order to qualify for your certificate. Recordings are only for review purposes.

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What's included in this course


2 ECSA CPD Points

Upon successful completion of this course, professionals will be eligible to earn CPD points from the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). These points are important for maintaining professional status and demonstrating a commitment to ongoing learning and development

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Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn a certificate that you can add to your portfolio and showcase to prospective companies looking to hire professionals. This certificate can demonstrate your skills and knowledge, and help you stand out in the job market.


Live Online Training

A live webinar training is an interactive course that is conducted online in real-time. It allows professionals to participate remotely and engage with the instructor and other attendees through audio, video, and text-based communication. This accredited course will provide attendees with 3 months of access to recordings for review purposes after the live session has ended

Instalment Option

The option to pay for this course in two installments is available for professionals. The full balance must be paid in full seven days prior to the start of the course. If the balance is not paid before the start of the course, the delegate will not be permitted to attend the course and no refunds will be issued. It is important to note that all installment options are non-refundable. Please note that the installment option is only valid for professionals who register for the course more than two months in advance. If you register for the course less than two months in advance and have only one month remaining until the start of the course, the installment option will not be available and you will need to pay the full price.

Pricing Options

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Webinar Option

Live Online Interactive Webinar

4 Evening Sessions (18:00 - 21:00)

Course Cost: ZAR 3,499

This course is perfect for busy professionals who want to balance work commitments and professional development. With evening sessions from 18:00 to 21:00 (CAT). It's an ideal opportunity to enhance skills while staying engaged in ongoing projects at work.


What's included in this course

  • CPD Points 

  • Certificate

  • Course Material

  • Trainer Support

  • Additional Resources

  • 14 hours of instructor-led training.


Classroom Option

Live Interactive In-Person Training
(2 Days Training from 08:00 - 16:00)

Course Cost: ZAR 13,499


Join us for an immersive and world-class classroom training opportunity designed for busy professionals like you. With our 2 Day classroom sessions from 08:00 to 16:00 at the Protea Hotel, you can step out of the office and experience top-notch training while enjoying perks like breakfast, lunch buffet, and free WiFi.

What's included in this course

  • CPD Points 

  • Certificate

  • Course Material

  • Trainer Support

  • Additional Resources

  • Buffet Lunch

  • Breakfast

  • Snacks and Drinks

  • Free Secure Parking

  • Free Wifi


Your Instructor

Dr. Daniel Basch

Daniel is an accomplished individual who holds LLB, BComm (Hons) and BEng (Hons) degrees from DMU. He is a skilled trainer and facilitator who has a wealth of knowledge and experience, which he uses to not only teach but also relate to others. He has a strong ability to think critically, solve problems, and communicate effectively, making him a proficient and engaging speaker. Throughout his career, Daniel has held various roles, including teacher, CEO of training companies, and lecturer at multiple universities. He has also been a member of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and the CompTia association, both of which value professionalism and ethical principles. Daniel has received extensive training in various fields, including overhead conductors, motor control gear, and Microsoft packages. He has a proven track record of successfully facilitating courses and modules on a wide range of topics, including business management, financial management, SAP, environmental management, payroll, and VAT. Daniel is known for his dedication to professional standards and his strong social and ethical principles

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Company Information

Tacit Skills is an registered CPD Accredited Training Provider

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CSD: 2022/568336/07

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