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CDM 2015 Awareness (Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015)

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CDM 2015 Awareness (Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015)

Construction (Design and Management) Awareness

Training can be delivered on site using the client’s training room or at a convenient, suitable location.

Who should attend the CDM Course

This course is for clients, designers, principal designers, principal contractors, contractors or workers who wish to improve their knowledge and provide an introduction to CDM regulations and the importance of risk management within the construction industry.
Max Delegates : 20
Duration : 6 -7 Hours
Delivery: This is a classroom-based course with group participation

CDM Awareness Aims

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the CDM Regulations 2015 and the history and to give delegates an understanding of what they are required to do by law under the regulations in their role. They will also learn the importance of integrating safety management in the planning and design stage of construction.


The purpose of training delivered against this standard is to provide candidates with an introduction to the CDM 2015 legislation. The legislation applies to domestic and commercial projects from concept to completion and details duty holder roles and legal requirements.

The scope of this standard covers:
Overview of CDM regulations
Duty holder roles and responsibilities for: 
- Principle designer
- Designer
- Principal Contractor
- Contractor
- Client
- Worker
Notification of projects
Preparation of the client brief
Preparation of pre-construction info
Health and safety file requirements
Risk management through design.

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Learning Outcomes

The candidate will be able to:
describe the key requirements of CDM 2015
explain the roles and legal responsibilities of key stakeholders within the CDM 2015 legislation
explain the requirements for notification for both domestic and commercial construction projects
prepare a client brief
prepare pre-construction info
identify health and safety file requirements use risk management techniques during design phase of construction project

CDM Awareness Training Certification

Workforce Skills Support accredited certificate

Expiry: 3 years

Progression Courses

CDM Principal Designer

CITB Grants

CITB Grant Course Code: GET2368

Grant: Tier 1 = £60 per person

Workforce Skills Support has CITB Approved status delivering CITB Assured Courses as listed in the Construction Training Directory. We are recognised by CITB as well as the British Construction Industry as a training provider who can deliver good quality training that meets the industry approved standards. We are part of the CITB’s automated grant payments system, making it easier for employers to book courses with us for their workers and be reimbursed for it.

Please note: There is a cap on how many times an employer can claim a Short duration course achievement grant. The link directs you to the CITB website for information on the amount of claims allowed based on your last levy return.

If a candidate has been paid grant for a particular course in a lifetime, they will not be eligible for grant again for the same course, unless it has specific refresher standards published on the short duration course register.

If refresher course standards do exist for a particular course, then only one refresher is grant eligible in a lifetime for each candidate.
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