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FAQ - BIF Certificate in Adjudication 2019

 

Who is the course provider?
What does the course cost?
Can I apply to attend the course for learning or professional development only?
When will the course be conducted?
Where will the face-to-face component of the course be conducted?
What is the content of the course?
How much work is involved?
What do I need to do to prepare for the course?
When and how will course material be provided?
Does everyone who attends the course qualify for the issue of a Certificate in Adjudication?
Can laptop computers be used during training and exams?
When can applications be made to attend the course?
What are the eligibility requirements to become registered as an adjudicator under the BCIPA?
How do I pay to attend the course?
Do I get a refund if I withdraw from the course?
If I am issued with a Certificate in Adjudication how do I register to be an adjudicator?

Course Provider:
This will be known once the Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act (BIF)comes into force and training arrangements are announced. Keep an eye on the QBCC web site for updates.

Course Content: Course content will directed to the Elements set out in the BIF Regulation when that is promulgated. You can expect that it will include such things as:

Course Timing:   To be announced when the BIF comes into force and training arrangements are announced.

Date for Applications:  To be announced when the BIF comes into force and training arrangements are announced.

Course Workload:  Applicants should consider their availability carefully before applying to attend the course. Comments on the workload will provided once the course details are available from the course provider.

Course Material:    It is expected that course material will be available to download from Dropbox about a fortnight before the next course.

Pre-Course Work:  All candidates can expect Pre-Course Work to be set.

Computers:  Computers will not be provided to candidates. Candidates who wish to use a computer must bring their own laptop computers to use during the course.

Course Fee:   To be announced when the BIF comes into force and training arrangements are announced.

Learning Only:  Depending on numbers for the Certificate in Adjudication Training, places may be available for professional development and learning only (Non-Certificate Training).

Training Venue:   To be announced when the BIF comes into force and training arrangements are announced.

Minimum to qualify:  To be announced when the BIF comes into force and training arrangements are announced.


Mock Adjudication:     Candidates can expect a compulsory Mock Adjudication in order to qualify.

Payment:       The course provider will advise on cost and payment arrangements when the next course is announced.

Registration:   A person wishing to become an adjudicator must become registered as an adjudicator and for this the person must meet specific suitability requirements. Details will be available when the BIF comes into force and training arrangements are announced.

Eligibility:   Details will be available when the BIF comes into force and training arrangements are announced.

Further Information:            If further information is required please email BCIPAtraining@contractadmin.net but in the meantime keep a close eye on the QBCC web site.