The Capital Works Management Framework (CWMF) Online Certificate Course

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The Capital Works Management Framework (“CWMF”) is a suite of standard form construction contracts, templates and guidance notes.  The strategic aims of the CWMF is to ensure greater cost certainty at contract award stage, to get better value for money at handover stage and to ensure more efficient end-user delivery.

This two day course (delivered over the course of four half days) will give an overview of the key documents within the CWMF.  It will also cover key construction, contract and procurement law issues that may arise when using the CWMF suite.

The course will cover the following:

  • The principles of public procurement
  • An overview of the procurement process and the European Union (Award of Public Authority Contracts) Regulations 2016 (“the Regulations”)
  • The four pillars of the CWMF
  • An overview of the CWMF Instructions to Tenderers and Suitability Assessment Questionnaires
  • Update on construction adjudication in Ireland
  • Understanding construction procurement at a strategic level – the need to think differently
  • The key differences between the various public works contracts (including. risk transfer)
  • An overview of the public works contracts with a focus on PW-CF1
  • Assessing Contractor claims
  • An overview of the Standard Conditions of Engagement for Consultancy Services


Learning Outcomes

  • The Regulations and the procurement process undertaken by contracting authorities
  • The four pillars of the Capital Works Management Framework
  • The planning stage of a procurement process
  • The documents used to procure contractors and consultants
  • The contracts used to govern the relationship between contracting authorities and contractors/consultants


Who Should Attend

Clients, Contractors, Subcontractors or Consultants interested or involved in the delivery of public sector construction procurement.



Attendees will receive a CPD Certificate to the Value of 10 CPD Points


Course Tutors:

Claire Graydon, Associate at Quigg Golden, LLB (Hons), MSc 

Following law studies at the University of the West of England, University College Dublin and the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Claire began her legal career working for a boutique law firm in Dublin. Claire developed a keen interest in procurement during her masters and completed a dissertation on the social values in public procurement.

Claire regularly provides advice on both contentious and non-contentious procurement issues and works on behalf on contracting authorities to draft, implement and manage entire procurement processes. This experience has included every stage from advising on strategy, market engagement, publishing notices, drafting PQQ and ITT documents (standard CWMF and bespoke), managing clarifications, marking tender submission and drafting Regulation 6 notices. Claire’s legal expertise coupled with her hands-on experience of procurement and construction law issues brings a practical and commercially focused approach to all matters she is involved in.

Anisha Sharda Vedullapalli, Junior Associate at Quigg Golden, BLS.LL.B,LL.M

Anisha graduated with a dual degree in Law from Mumbai University, India. She joined the Quigg Golden Team after completing her LL.M from Trinity College Dublin.

Her ingenuity to complete complex assignments, draft legal matters and manage clients stems from hands-on experience, formal training and a problem-solving acumen. This enables her to produce effective and strategic solutions for issues arising in the construction industry.

She also possesses extensive knowledge in the field of Arbitration, an interest for which she acquired while working as a legal associate prior to pursuing a masters in law.

Andrew McKinley, Associate at Quigg Golden, BEng (Hons), ACiarb

Andrew has previously worked for major contractors throughout the UK and Ireland. His experience includes managing and working on varied construction projects including large commercial & residential developments and major utility projects.

With this experience, Andrew can assess and understand the issues from multiple perspectives while putting his industry knowledge to use advising our clients quickly and efficiently.



Full Course Details

Title: The Capital Works Management Framework
Date: 19th, 20th, 25th and 26th April 2023
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm each day
CPD: 10 CPD Hours
Method of Delivery: Online
Fee: €1,250


Tailored Training 

All of our open programmes can also be run on an in-house basis. For more information, see our page on In-House Training.




Multiple Delegate Discount

3+ Delegates – 5% Discount
5+ Delegates – 10% Discount
10+ Delegates – 15% Discount

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