CDM Duty Holder Training

Course Name: CDM (2015) Management Principles

This is a Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) duty holder training course. It is aimed at helping duty holders to fulfill their legal responsibilities under CDM Regulations. The course provides a comprehensive exploration of CDM principles from planning, through to the build phase.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Gain awareness of how CDM works

Understand risk assessment and competency management through a defined process

Identify risks from the design to the construction phases

Understand the Construction Phase Plan and its legalities

Identify the duty holders in construction projects

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CDM Management Principles

£150.00 +VAT

Courses Price per Course
1 - 10 £150.00
11 - 20 £125.00
21 - 50 £115.00

About CDM Duty Holder Training

This course is aimed at duty holders, to help them gain awareness of their roles and responsibilities on a CDM construction project.

The training provided within this course provides users with an understanding of how CDM projects work, including the roles of duty holders through all phases of the project.

Why Is CDM Duty Holder Training Course Important?

Construction projects have a considerable amount of risk associated with them, and it is a legal duty to ensure it is managed according to CDM guidelines.

Duty holders must follow systems to identify any potential risks and ensure they are suitably controlled through every phase of a construction project. Effective communication and coordination strategies must be in place to ensure everyone is working together to prevent accidents and ill health.

By having a clear understanding of guidelines and responsibilities, workplace safety and risk management can be effectively carried out to mitigate hazards in construction projects.

Course Outline

Ten Modules

Approximately 4 hours and 35 minutes

This training course has ten modules which cover the following elements:

  • Why is CDM Required?
  • Case Studies
  • Overview of CDM
  • Duty Holders’ Roles
  • Where CDM Applies
  • Deciding if CDM Applies
  • Appointment Process of Duty Holders
  • Communication and Corporation Requirements Between Duty Holders
  • Notifiable Projects
  • Documentation Requirements – Pre-construction
  • Project Documentation Requirements – Construction Phase Plan
  • Project Documentation Requirements – Health and Safety File
  • Risk Assessment Process in Construction
  • Risk Assessment Definitions
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Construction Hazards
  • Risk Control Principles
  • Why Competency Is Fundamental to Safety
  • Legal Duties
  • The Definition of Competency
  • Assessing Competency
  • Hierarchy of Risk Controls & Competency
  • Gathering Information
  • Health and Safety File
  • Design Drawings
  • RAG Lists
  • Design Stage Risk Assessment
  • Construction Phase
  • Normal Use Phase
  • Refurbishment & Repair Phase
  • Decommissioning Phase
  • Case Study Part 1 – Identify Hazards
  • Case Study Part 2 – Estimate Risk
  • Case Study Part 3 – Evaluate Risk
  • Case Study Part 4 – Records
  • Project Details
  • Management Structure and Responsibilities
  • Design Change Control Systems
  • Accident and Incident Reporting System
  • Contractor Selection and Control System
  • Site Induction Training System
  • Worker Consultation System
  • Permit to Work System
  • Risk assessment System
  • Method Statement System
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Health and Safety File – Construction Phase
  • Site Security
  • Welfare Arrangements
  • First Aid
  • Emergency Arrangements
  • Site Rules
  • Structures, Demolitions and Excavations
  • Energy Distribution Installations
  • Vehicles and Traffic Routes
  • Fire, Flooding and Explosion
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Other Common Risks
  • Content of Construction Phase RAMS
  • Role of RAMS at Different Stages of a Project
  • Failure 1 – Generic RAMS
  • Failure 2 – Risk Controls Not Implemented
  • Practical Steps for Safety Improvements

Why Choose CDM Duty Holder Training with Human Focus?

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Serve as an introduction to CDM regulatory training

Help trainees understand how CDM works in projects

Ensure that the roles and their associated responsibilities for each CDM duty holder(s) are clearly laid out

Serve as a guide for effectively administering safety protocols in CDM

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CDM Duty Holder Training Certification

CDM training for project managers certification

End of Course Assessment

At the end of the course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice

A score of 80% is required to pass the test.

Approved Certification

The downloadable printable certificate assured by RoSPA will be issued instantly on course completion.

What does my certificate include?

The CDM duty holder training certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

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