P. Awarding Contracts Under CWMF
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P. Awarding Contracts Under CWMF


About this course

  • October 6th & 7th – (Tuesday & Wednesday) – 2 days (Limerick)
  • December 8th & 9th – (Tuesday & Wednesday) – 2 days (Dublin)

This two-day programme will provide participants with the skills and tools to navigate the Capital Works Management Framework  (the CWMF website) and understand the suite of documents that are available to them. It will guide them through what is perceived as a very complex process and aims to equip them with the knowledge that is required to award public works and consultancy contracts. The trainer will explain the various documents, using sample text and allow the course participants the opportunity to work through some of the more common and complex documents.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for those within an engineering section or procurement section tasked with awarding public works and engineering consultancy contracts.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to understand the differences the various documents explaining the role of each of the key selection, award and contract related documents on the CWMF. It will provide them with the confidence and ability to award public works and consultancy contracts under the open and restricted procedures.

Course Content


Summary of key Procurement Features:


Defining contracts and CPV coding



Selection and Award Criteria

Overview of CWMF

Stages of the Contract

Conditions of Engagement (CoE) & Associated documents (explaining which documents to use)

Tendering for Design Teams

Assessment of Tenders (Quality/ Price Ratio)

Pricing & Bill of Quantities (BoQ)

Abnormally Low Tenders

Public Works Contracts & Associated documents (explaining which documents to use)

Complete a Suitability Assessment Questionnaire

Restricted Tendering & the Associated documents

Composition of Work Team: Contractors/ Specialists/Sub-Contractors

Modifications to Contracts Post Award

Questions and Answers


What background knowledge is necessary?

Staff experienced in the basics of national and EU procurement who are also tasked with drafting documentation using the CWMF for engineering services and works contracts.

What is the refund policy?

All cancellations must be received in writing or the full course fee is
payable. Where delegates cancel more than 5 days prior to the course 50% of the course fee is payable. Cancellations received within 5 days
will be liable for the full fee.

Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the event.

Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?

Ideally the Understanding Public Procurement Course or relevant experience.