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Chartered Insurance Institute
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Introduction to construction insurance - one day course


This course provides a comprehensive introduction into construction insurance, including contract conditions, policy cover and the placing and rating of risks.


  • Subject matter
    • Need for separate insurance 
    • Risks/property insured 
    • Ways cover can be arranged 
    • Parties and terminology
  • Contract conditions 
    • Parties involved 
    • JCT standard form of contract 
    • Contractual obligations 
    • Insurance requirements 
    • Contract works, liability, plant
  • Policy cover 
    • Contract works 
    • Usual cover 
    • Exclusions and extensions 
    • Common alternatives 
  • Policy cover - liability 
    • Usual cover 
    • Exclusions and extensions 
  • Placing and rating risks 
    • Key insurer information needs 
    • Underwriting features 
    • Risk management 
    • Contract works pricing.

Learning outcomes 

  • Show an awareness of contract works insurance and the various ways insurers provide the cover
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the insurance clauses within the JCT contract and an understanding of the difference between contractual obligations and insurance requirements
  • Show an awareness of the standard structure and content of contract works and contractors liability insurance policies and the optional extras usually available 
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the underwriting process and the information insurers require to assess and price risks.

Who should attend?

This interactive workshop has been pitched at a level to be suitable for those who are relatively new to the subject. Whilst no previous experience is required, a good grounding in the basics of commercial property and liability insurance should be regarded as a prerequisite.

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 6 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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Scheduled dates for this course have now sold out, please keep checking the website for updates to availability. Dates are added subject to demand and can also be run in-house for corporate clients.