CDM Regulations Training Course

CDM Regulations
£ 20 +VAT

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 place specific responsibilities on duty holders, including designers and contractors, and make them accountable for the consideration and management of health and safety on construction sites. This CDM Regulations course has been designed to provide learners with a practical knowledge of key duty holder requirements under the new CDM Regulations.

The aim of the Regulations is to minimise the risk of serious injuries and workplace fatalities on construction sites. By taking this course, learners will understand the importance of planning for and integrating safety management into the planning and design stages of construction projects and ensure that their work practices are complying with the law.

  • Developed by professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Course?

This course has been designed for anyone who is a key duty holder, whether they are the client, the principal contractor, the principal designer, the designers or sub-contractors. This course offers guidance on the roles and responsibilities of key duty holders.


CPD Approved
RoSPA Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

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Course Content

1Introduction to CDM

In this introduction learners will be introduced to the key points of the CDM Regulations as well as who has duties and what they are.

2Planning and Preparation

In this second module, learners will discover how to notify the HSE about a project, when a project is notifiable, what to include in a client brief and how to prepare and plan the pre-construction phase, the construction phase plan and the health and safety file.

3Further Guidance

In this third module, learners will be introduced to who takes over the client duties when the project is a domestic one, how to assess the suitability of the principal designer and contractor under CDM Regulations, and where to find additional information and resources on a series of very specific regulations.

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Aims of the Course

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Have an overview of the CDM Regulations 2015.
  • Know what they are required to do by law under CDM Regulations.
  • Know how to prepare the pre-construction information.
  • Know how to prepare the construction phase plan.
  • Know how to prepare the health and safety file.
  • Understand why co-operation and co-ordination are integral to the CDM Regulations.
  • Understand the importance of integrating safety management in the planning and design stage.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 12 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

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