Overview of Construction Management Contracts: CCDC 5A/5B

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Product Overview

Join us for this overview session of CCDC 5A/5B/17 contracts. You’ll walk away with an understanding of the basics and learn the key differences between the CCDC 5A and CCDC 5B contracts. As well as an overview of a number of the major clauses in CCDC 5A, CCDC 17, and CCDC 5B, and their significance and their implications.

Course Description

By the end of this workshop you will cover:

  • When to use CM contracts
  • Significant differences between CCDC 5A and CCDC 5B
  • Overview of the significant clauses in CCDC 5A, CCDC 17, and CCDC 5B
  • The respective roles and responsibilities of the parties in each contract

Recommeded Prerequisites

This course is suitable for those with no prior experience with CCDC 5A/5B contracts. However, we recommend that students have some experience in a construction/contract management company and/or have some familiarity with the language, format, and usage of common construction contracts.

Those with less experience are welcome to attend but may find it hard to absorb and appreciate the material without prior experience or context.


The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.

Course Format

Live, Online, Instructor-led training. This is a highly interactive course facilitated by the instructor on a video platform.

  • You can expect about 90 minutes of instructional content with 30 minutes for questions and answers.
  • You will be expected to have your webcam on during the whole class and participate in break-out rooms, small-group discussions, and other activities with your instructor and classmates during the course.
  • Course access information will be provided to you in advance of the training by your instructor
  • Full attendance and participation in all sessions is mandatory for course completion. If a student misses a class session, we are unable to transfer registration or provide a partial refund of the registration fees.

Course Requirements (Technology & Participation)

This course requires full face-to-face interaction and participation from both the instructor and students. In order to attend, you’ll must make sure you have the following:

  • Computer or laptop with webcam (webcams are mandatory): This course will involve 100% on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content like slides or videos, and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, you must have a webcam and use a full computer/laptop, and we do not permit students to attend using a tablet or cell phone.
  • A quiet space with minimal distractions: Please plan to be fully engaged in the class, and clear your work schedule just as you would for attendance in an in-class program.

Refunds or Transfers: 

  • Five (5) or more business days before the course start date: Full refund of registration fees or can be transfers to a different course date.
  • Less than five (5) business days before the course start date and course no-shows: No refunds or transfers to future course dates.
  • For a complete document on the NRCA Education Policies, click here. 

Other Policies

  • Substitution of another member of your company/team is permitted up to the course start date for no additional fee.
  • Unless otherwise stated, every person able to see, hear, and observe the virtual course sessions must be a paid participant. Non-compliance of this requirement will result in removal from the course. Refunds will not be issued to students who are removed from the course for non-compliance of this requirement.
  • If the NRCA has to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, NRCA will refund the registration fee or, if possible, the attendee may choose to move to an identical session in the future.