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Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a leading professional membership organisation representing the interests of alternative dispute practitioners worldwide. Our growing membership of 15,000 is based across 133 countries and supported by an international network of 39 branches.

As a not-for-profit, UK registered charity, CIArb works in the public interest through an international network of 37 branches.

In addition to providing education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators, we act as an international centre for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business concerned with the cost-effective and early settlement of disputes. This gives users confidence that the very best people are helping to resolve their dispute.

For members, and where appropriate, non-members, CIArb offers a range of resources. It provides tools, support, advice, networking and promotional opportunities as well as facilities for hearings, meetings and other events.


Module 4 Construction Adjudication

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

This course provides the candidate with the knowledge required to analyse submissions, arrive at a conclusion and write a cogent and complete Decision.

This course is open to book at any time. In order to book please contact our Education and Training Team at


Venue Date Days You Attend Spaces RRP Current Price Discounted Price
Bloomsbury Square 26 Oct 2018 12 GBP1,320.00 GBP1,320.00 N/A

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What are the learning outcomes? 

On successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  • recognise and evaluate evidence;
  • distil issues from the parties’ submissions;
  • order and deal with all the issues referred;
  • decide matters in dispute logically in accordance with the law;
  • structure the Decision;
  • write the discursive and operative parts of the Decision;
  • allocate adjudicator’s fees and expenses;
  • deal with the parties’ costs (if appropriate);
  • demonstrate compliance with the legal and other requirements for a valid Decision.

What is covered in the Syllabus?

  • Purpose of the Decision;
  • Purpose of reasons, if required;
  • Formal requirements of a Decision;
  • Substantive requirements for a Decision;
  • Elements of a Decision;
  • The recitals;
  • Defining the issues;
  • Ordering and handling issues;
  • Contentions on the issues;
  • Summarising evidence;
  • Findings of fact;
  • Dealing with legal submissions;
  • Arriving at a conclusion for each issue;
  • Adjudicator’s fees and expenses; 
  • Sending out the Decision and dealing with slips.

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