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This CDM Awareness training provides essential information targeted at those working in construction or associated sectors and roles affected by CDM. It also offers those new to CDM an introduction to the 2015 Regulations to help staff understand their legal responsibilities.
This one-day course is designed for company employees who will be expected to understand the role of Principal Designers or Principal Contractor on their own company’s construction projects. It is not intended to enable delegates to act as Principal Designer or Principal Contractor in their own right.
The delegate should have a basic understanding of the new CDM Regulations, be able to read drawings and have a good working knowledge of the construction industry.
This course provides delegates with a good, or updated knowledge of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. The course is devoted entirely to the requirements and background of the CDM Regulations, including the roles and responsibilities of the client, Designer, Principal Designer, Principal contractor and Sub-contractors and the contents of the Health and Safety Plans and Files. Delegates are encouraged during the course to critically analyse their own practices in terms of compliance with the CDM Regulations and code of practice and guidance.
Upon completion of the course, delegates will:
In order to ensure the interaction between the learners and the tutor is spread evenly and effectively, the maximum number of learners allowed on a course is ten.
The end of course assessment comprises of a multiple choice question paper.
Successful learners will be awarded an Essential Site Skills CDM Awareness certificate valid for 3 years.
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
Whatever your role in construction, CDM aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you to:
HSE has published Legal Series guidance that supports CDM 2015 and explains it in more detail. HSE will seek views later in 2015 on whether to replace this guidance with an Approved Code of Practice, which many in the industry indicated they would prefer in the 2014 public consultation.