Understanding the legal position and the most significant risks within a contract can help offset the exposure of an organisation to losses in people, time, money and reputation. This program reveals the most important aspects of the law as they relate to contracts as well as providing tools for identifying and classifying risks.


A contract gone wrong can cost organisations an enormous amount in people, time, money and reputation.

This program explores the legal framework and the most significant risks within a contract to help offset the exposure of the organisation to potential losses.

Who Will Benefit

Project managers, site supervisors, mine managers, line managers, engineers, senior administrators and other professionals who engage contractors or who are contractors themselves. 

This is a professional development support program to those undertaking the Diploma of Contract Management.

Program Content

  • Introduction to contract law
  • Legal obligations for contractors and clients
  • Entering a contract
  • Prepare a contract management plan
  • Identify stakeholders and negotiating terms
  • Risk management techniques
  • Introducing controls to manage risk
  • Implement approaches to minimise risk
  • Controlling OHS risk within the contract.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Understand the broad legal framework for contracts
  • Identify when they have a contract and what terms exist within the contract
  • Prepare a plan to manage the contract risks and the relationships with key stakeholders
  • Describe a range of approaches to risk management
  • Plan control systems to minimise risk
  • Minimise OHS risk within the implementation of the contract.


Additional fee applies for assessment (3 units of competency):

$630 Non Member
$525 Corporate/Professional Member 

Relationship to Competency Standards

10833NAT Diploma of Contract Management

BSBWHS514 Manage WHS compliance of contractors
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
PSPPCM011 Plan to manage a contract

Please click on the qualification link above for Qualification information and total fees.

Program Number

2 Days


    AIM WA Floreat

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