Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Procurement and contracts

Possible topics include:
  • Procurement methods, including for public and larger projects and relevant legislation
  • Tendering methods, codes, procedures and project planning
  • Forms of contract and sub-contract,design responsibility and third-party rights
  • Claims, litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods
  • The effect of different procurement routes on programme, cost, risk, quality
  • Collaboration and briefing in construction and provisions for team working
  • Application and use of contract documentation
  • Duties and powers of a lead consultant and contract administrator
  • Site processes, quality monitoring, progress recording, payment and completion
  • Project Management (as a qualified person)
  • Strategies for building services and the integration within a design project
RIBA Core Curriculum