BCAR Supports

Design Liability

An important message from Seamus Duggan, Chair of the CIF’s Procurement, Tendering and Contractual Matters Committee on the importance of understanding and managing the risk associated with Design Liability.

BCAR Process & Interaction with design responsibility

An important message from John O’Shaughnessy, Chair of the CIF’s Building Regulations, Planning and Registration of Contractors Committee on the importance of managing the BCAR process and its interaction with design responsibility.

Design Risk & Building Control

The CIF has developed a suite of supports for members in relation to Design Risk and Building Control

Design Risk & Building Control Regulations Practice Note

BCAR Guidance Document

Statutory and Contract Roles and Process

BCAR Process Flowchart

BCAR Process Flowchart

A video run-through of the process flowchart developed by the CIF to help its members navigate the BCAR system and its stages.

BCAR & Design Videos

Paul Sheridan and Sean Downey address critical issues related to design responsibility and the BCAR Process

1. An introduction to the BCAR Process

2. What is Design and who is responsible?

3. Design and Contractual Matters

4. Ancillary Certificates – Part 1

5. Ancillary Certificates – Part 2

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