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CDM Awareness Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to CDM

  • What is Construction, Design, and Management (CDM)?
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
  • Does this Affect you?
  • What are the Legal Duties?
  • What Work is Notifiable?

Module 2: Client Duties

  • Client Duties in Relation to Managing Projects
  • Appointment of the Principal Designer and the Principal Contractor
  • Notification
  • Application to Domestic Clients

Module 3: Health and Safety Duties and Roles

  • General Duties
  • Duties of Designers
  • Designs Prepared or Modified Outside Great Britain
  • Duties of a Principal Designer in Relation to Health and Safety at the Pre-Construction Phase
  • Construction Phase Plan and Health and Safety File
  • Duties of a Principal Contractor in Relation to Health and Safety at the Construction Phase
  • Principal Contractor’s Duties to Consult and Engage with Workers
  • Duties of Contractors

Module 4: General Requirements for all Construction Sites

  • Application
  • Safe Places of Construction Work
  • Good Order and Site Security
  • Stability of Structures
  • Demolition or Dismantling
  • Explosives
  • Excavations
  • Cofferdams and Caissons
  • Reports of Inspections
  • Energy Distribution Installations
  • Prevention of Drowning
  • Traffic Routes
  • Vehicles
  • Prevention of Risk from Fire, Flooding, or Asphyxiation
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Emergency Routes and Exits
  • Fire Detection and Fire-Fighting
  • Fresh Air
  • Temperature and Weather Protection
  • Lighting

Module 5: General

  • Enforcement in Respect of Fire
  • Transitional and Saving Provisions
  • Revocation and Consequential Amendments
  • Review
  • Schedule 1: Particulars to be Notified Under Regulation
  • Schedule 2: Minimum Welfare Facilities Required for Construction Sites
  • Schedule 3: Work Involving Particular Risks
  • Schedule 4: Transitional and Saving Provisions  
  • Schedule 5: Amendments

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Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites in this Construction Design and Management (CDM) Awareness Training course.

Audience

This Construction Design and Management (CDM) Awareness Training course is designed for anyone who wants to gain in-depth knowledge about the set of regulations for managing the health, safety, and welfare of construction projects.

CDM Awareness Training Course Overview

The CDM regulations, or Construction (Design and Management) regulations, are a set of health and safety rules that apply specifically to construction projects. These rules apply to all construction projects, no matter how big or small. This course is designed to help organisations improve health and safety in construction projects, both during the project and for any future work, use, or maintenance of the building or structure. Individuals will gain the ability to eliminate, reduce, or control foreseeable risks that may arise during construction or during the use and maintenance after it has been completed. Holding CDM skills will allow individuals to work on highly paid job posts in various globally recognised enterprises.

In this 1-day Construction Design and Management (CDM) Awareness Training course, delegates will attain in-depth knowledge of the law that applies to the whole construction process on all construction projects. They will understand how to help spot workplace risks and what to do about them. They will learn about making sure health and safety controls are appropriate and increasing the level of commitment to working safely and healthily. Furthermore, delegates will also learn about how clients make suitable arrangements for managing a project, including allocating sufficient time and other resources. Our highly skilled and professional trainer will conduct this training who has years of experience in teaching Health and Safety courses.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand CDM regulations and newly revised CDM regulations (2015)
  • To recognise the consequences of not managing safety within construction and design activities
  • To learn the importance of planning for and designing for health and safety within construction projects
  • To offer guidance on a variety of roles and responsibilities encompassed within the CDM regulations
  • To apply knowledge to a typical CDM project, gained via a workshop-based activity

After attending this training course, delegates will be able to foster a workplace culture of respect and trust that will better understand any health and safety concerns raised. They will also be able to comply with legal health and safety requirements for construction sites.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

The CDM regulations, or Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, are a set of health and safety rules that apply specifically to construction projects, and these rules apply to all construction projects, no matter how big or small.
There are no formal prerequisites in this Construction Design and Management (CDM) Awareness Training course.
This Construction Design and Management (CDM) Awareness Training course is designed for anyone who wants to gain in-depth knowledge about the set of regulations for managing the health, safety, and welfare of construction projects.
Key responsibilities of the client includes appointing the principal designer, appointing the principal contractor, making suitable arrangements for managing projects, allocating sufficient time and resources, notifying pre-construction information, etc.
The main aim of CDM regulations is to improve health and safety in the construction industry by defining various types of duty holders with varying degrees of responsibility for health and safety on a construction project.
CDM helps in construction by assisting individuals to sensibly plan the work, so the risks involved are managed from start to finish, have the right people for the right job at the right time, cooperate and coordinate their work with others, communicate information effectively to those who need to know, etc.
During this interactive training course, you will learn various concepts such as the law that applies to the whole construction process on all construction projects, ensuring health and safety controls are appropriate, increasing the level of commitment to working safely and healthily etc.
The price for CDM Awareness Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for CDM Awareness Training.

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