The FIDIC EPC/Turnkey Contracts Training Course


Organizer International Federation of Consulting Engineers
Venue Engineers Centre, Roman Ridge, Accra, Ghana
Start Date Jun 22, 2018
End Date Jun 23, 2018
Time 08:00 am
Fees € 900.00 per delegate

Event Description

International Federation of Consulting Engineers in partnership with Ghana Consulting Engineers Association

The two-day course will provide a thorough understanding of the FIDIC EPC/Turnkey form of contract (otherwise known as the "Silver Book" For example, background to EPC/Turnkey projects and their specific features. The manner in which the Silver Book approaches these features will be compared to and contrasted with the approach taken by the more traditional FIDIC contract forms. 
The introduction will be followed by a detailed explanation of each clause with emphasis on the key issues such as contractor's responsibility for design, fitness for purpose, errors in Employer's Requirements, unforeseeable physical conditions, testing, payments, variations and claims. The course will end with a look at the dispute resolution processes defined by FIDIC, including foreseeable developments in this area.

Seminar Tutor: 
The Trainer is a Member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, of the Romanian Association of Consulting Engineers and on the Association of Consulting Engineers and Experts - Poland (SiDIR). Mr Bogdan Oprea is listed on the DRBF President List of Dispute Boards Member, Romanian national list of adjudicators, Polish national list of adjudicator, and he is an accredited mediator. He has served recently as Mediator, Negotiator and Adjudicator under FIDIC Conditions of Contract on several International Contracts. 
He has trained extensively for FIDIC as an accredited FIDIC trainer in Europe, Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa, specialising in FIDIC contracts and the management of claims and the resolution of disputes. Additional information about Mr Oprea can be found on his web page 



Delegate fee is € 900.00 (includes coffee and lunch on both days, refreshments and all course materials)


  • June 22 - 23, 2018

How To Participate

Who Should Attend? 
Target groups are professionals from the Ghana Water Company Ltd. Ghana Highway Authority, Volta River Authority, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Anglogold Ashanti, Goldfields Ghana, Gridco, Electricity Company Ghana, Ghana Civil Aviation, Ghana Airports Company, Ghana Gas, Tullow Oil, Newmont Ghana ltd., other mining companies, Departments of Urban & Feeder Roads, Minist. ies and Agencies, Private Sector Employers, members of the Ghana Consulting Engineers Association, Contractors, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and Architects, legal Advisors and all involved with the implementation and management of large contract works. 


For further information, registration and payment please contact: 

The Administrative Officer, GCEA Secretariat at the Ghana Institution of Engineers, Engineers Centre, 13 Continental Road, Roman Ridge, Accra, Tel. Nos.: +233 307038379, +233 501 565832 or on Email 

PLEASE NOTE: Ghana Consulting Engineers Association (a member of FIDIC) has the exclusive authorisation from FIDIC to run 
FIDIC Training Courses in Ghana. The General Public is advised to ignore any FIDIC Courses being run without GCEA's endorsement and FIDIC approval.

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