Construction Law


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This course is designed to teach and familiarize owners, managers, supervisors and project managers with construction contracts and contract law; liabilities and responsibilities of all parties to a Contract, compiling and submitting proper extras and claims; and ways and means for leaders to avoid conflict with contracts, owners, trades, and labour.

You will receive a personal identification number (PIN) when you purchase the course.

After processing your order, a PIN for this course will be emailed to you within one business day. It is redeemable for up to three years at this link to the course on the BuildForce website.

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Course Duration

This course consists of 9 lessons for a total of about 4 hours of self-paced instruction.


The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has accredited this course to two (2) credits toward Gold Seal Certification upon successful completion.

Completion Requirements

A final mark of 100% is required to receive a certificate of completion.

Registration Instructions

If you have any questions on how to register for this course, contact the Manitoba Construction Sector Council via the Program Assistant below.

Course Objectives

This course will provide managers with the tools to help them:

  • Understand the origins of law.
  • Understand what a contract is and what makes a contract valid or invalid.
  • Understand the roles in the construction industry as they apply to contract law.
  • Know the different types of construction contracts.
  • Interpret contracts.
  • Understand what a custom contract consists of.
  • Understand the principles of surety and the different types of bonds that are used.
  • Know what type of insurance is required in the construction industry.
  • Understand claims, the reasons for claims and the process of making a claim.
  • Know the acts and regulations that are relevant to the construction industry.

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Program Assistant

Harleen Kaur

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Harleen assists MCSC project managers in preparing training and presentation materials for program delivery. She supports the financial manager with administration requirements and databases. She is responsible for all office procedures and uses her organizational skills to ensure smooth operation in a busy work environment.

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Construction Law


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