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CDM Awareness Training Course

Course overview

The Construction Design & Management Regulations (CDM) are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects.

CDM applies to all building and construction work and includes new build, demolition, refurbishment, extensions, conversions, repair and maintenance.

Course aims

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the legal requirements of CDM 2015
  • Identify the duties and roles of the client, principal contractor, principal designer, contractors, designers and workers
  • Appreciate the importance of the requirements for assessment of knowledge, skills, knowledge, training, experience and resources
  • Identify requirement for project documentation
  • Identify general requirements for all construction sites

Course structure

  • Key changes from CDM 2007 to CDM 2015
  • Part 1 – Interpretation and application
  • Health and safety duties and roles
  • Pre-construction Phase and pre-construction Information
  • Elimination, reduction, and control of risks through design
  • The Construction Phase Plan
  • The Health and Safety File
  • Notification of projects to Enforcing Authorities
  • Part 4 – General requirements for all construction sites
  • Schedule 1 – Requirements for notification and particulars
  • Schedule 2 – Welfare facilities
  • Schedule 3 – Work involving particular risks