CCDO Demolition Supervisor Course



Course duration

5 Days

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The 5 Day Course is aimed at Demolition Supervisors with the following Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • A candidate must also hold a valid Supervisor Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Test (passed within the last two years)
  • A valid Asbestos Awareness Course Certificate (NDTG, UKATA, ARCA, or CAD Approved within the last year - online courses not accepted)
  • A good working understanding and practical application of both spoken and written English
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Demolition Industry
  • Candidates should have basic supervisory responsibilities in their current work role

CCDO 5 Day Demolition Supervisor Course Content

  • Maintain Systems for Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Protection
  • Assess and Recommend Work Methods
  • Plan Work Activities and Resources to Meet Work Requirements
  • Co-ordinate Work Control
  • Control Work Progress Against Agreed Programmes
  • Allocate and Monitor the Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery
  • Develop and Maintain Good Working Relationships
  • Allocate Work and Check People’s Performance
  • Plan Demolition Activities
  • Supervise Demolition Activities
  • Maintain Supplies of Materials to Meet Project Requirements
  • Implement Communication Systems for the Project
  • Control Work Against Agreed Quality Standards
  • Hand Over Property
  • Temporary Works Supervision please see course synopsis for full details

Duties of a Demolition Supervisor

  • Responsible for demolition operations on site
  • Regular communication and liaison with work team
  • Implementation and revision of RAMS
  • Resident Liaison
  • Preparation and delivery of Site induction and task briefings
  • Reporting to management
  • Implementation of HSQE systems
  • Tool Box Talk preparation and delivery

Assessed by examination on the last day in the preparation of RAMS.

On completion of the 5 Day Supervisor Course, operatives will be issued with a Trained Operative Supervisor Card:

This card is temporary for 3 years in which time the candidate must register and achieve the Level 4 NVQ in Construction Site Supervision - Demolition.  

On completion of the NVQ qualification, along with a valid Supervisor Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Test, valid Asbestos Awareness Certificate (not e-learning), you will be able to apply for the Demolition Supervisors Card:

About NDTG

The National Demolition Training Group (NDTG) was formed in 1978 with the sole objective of providing specific and relevant training opportunities to demolition workers. 

NDTG administers the CCDO Card Scheme (Certificate of Competence for Demolition Operatives).