The aim of this course is to provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the law and principles of Construction Adjudication.
The course focuses on legal principles, process, practice and procedure in Construction Adjudication. The course is suitable for people who are interested in Adjudication as advisors to parties in dispute, and provides the basis on which those wanting to become an Adjudicator can proceed to Fellowship of CIArb.
What are the learning outcomes?
On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to:
• Explain the principles and specific legal requirements in a Construction Adjudication;
• The range and limitations of matters that may legally be adjudicated;
• The contractual nature of the appointment of an Adjudicator;
• The range and limitations of an Adjudicator’s powers and jurisdiction;
• The rights, duties and responsibilities of each of those involved in an Adjudication;
• The methods of initiating and processing an Adjudication;
• The relevance of the court regarding all stages in an Adjudication;
• The requirements of an enforceable Adjudication decision;
• Compare and contrast Construction Adjudication legislation and practice in different jurisdictions;
• Evaluate and apply the principles and legal requirements of a Construction Adjudication;
• Identify, explain and apply the legal procedural principles and rules relevant to the conduct of a Construction Adjudication.
In addition, candidates will be able to:
• Identify and explain in depth all the key elements of the Construction Adjudication process.
• Evaluate issues and apply the law of Construction Adjudication appropriately.
• Demonstrate practical skill in carrying out the tasks required in preparing and progressing an Adjudication.
• Demonstrate skill in controlling Adjudication, communicating effectively with the parties, applying the relevant rules and adopting appropriate procedures.
How is the course delivered?
The course is delivered over a period of three months, with a combination of private study and virtual tutorials.
How will I be assessed?
This assessment is completed via LearnADR, CIArb's online learning platform. Candidates will be given 48 hours within a 5 day window to submit their answers online. Candidates must achieve a minimum overall mark of 65% to pass the assessment.
The Examination fee is not included in the course fee. It must be registered and paid for separately. The examination fee is £174 inclusive of VAT.
Results are dispatched to candidates normally twelve weeks from the deadline date of the submission. Candidates will be informed of any delays.
What is my next step when I complete the course?
On successful completion of this course, candidates:
• may progress onto Module 2 or 3 of the Construction Adjudication pathway. (eligibility dependent)
• will be eligible to apply for Member grade of CIArb, and take advantage of a range of educational and professional benefits.
To unlock this course/assessment, you need to have at least one of the below prerequisites completed
No additional courses are unlocked by this course
No additional Membership Grades are unlocked by this course