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CDM for Duty Holders and Responsibilities

Cost: From £155
Duration: 1 day
Location: Various UK-wide
Funding: See Grants and funding below
Mandatory entry requirements: See Mandatory entry requirements below
Course code:  CDM2015DHR

This one-day course is suitable for organisations and individuals involved in all types of construction work.

The course is designed to give an overview of all the dutyholder roles and legal duties under current legislation.  

You will learn about your contractor responsibilities under the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015. 

Book this course

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements (see below) and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Course content

On completing the course you will have an understanding of:

  • Understand their legal position wth regard to CDM
  • Identify the roles of the principal designer, designer, client, principal contractor and contractor
  • Recognise the importance of the requirements for assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and resources in the appointment of dutyholders
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the application of the 'Principles of prevention' to eliminate, reduce and control risks
  • Identify the requirements for project documentation
  • Identify the requirements for the provision of information

The course covers:

  • CDM 2015 overview
  • Duty holder responsibilities and appointments: Clients, Principal Designers, Designers, Principal Contractors and Contractors
  • Notification of projects
  • Preparation of the client brief
  • Preparation of pre-construction information
  • The elimination, reduction and control of risks through design
  • Planning, managing and monitoring construction work
  • Construction phase plan requirements
  • Application of CDM Part 4 'General requirements for all construction sites'
  • Health and Safety file requirements 

Teaching and assessment

This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies and classroom discussion.

Qualifications you gain

  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
  • You'll need a valid form of ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence. See accepted forms of ID.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

In-company course

This course can be booked by employers to train groups of workers. You can have between 6 and 16 people on a course.

We deliver the course at your work premises or at a venue you choose.

To book call your local NCC contact:

  • Scotland, North West England, North East England, Yorkshire and Humber
0300 456 7908
  • London, the South East, South Central and South West England
0300 456 7856
  • East & West Midlands, East Anglia and Wales
0300 456 7766
In-company Course
This course can be booked by employers to train groups of workers. You can have between 6 and 16 people on a course.

We deliver the course at your work premises or at a venue you choose. 

To book call your local NCC contact:
Scotland, North West England, North East England, Yorkshire and Humber:

0300 456 7908
London, the South East, South Central, South West England

0300 456 7856
East & West Midlands, East Anglia, Wales:

0300 456 7766

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Book this course

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements (see above) and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Need more information?

Call 0344 994 4433 for more information about this course.

 

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We also offer three other CDM courses: CDM for Principal Designers and Designers, CDM for Principal Contractors and Contractors and CDM for clients.

If you have several dutyholder responsibilities, you should choose the most suitable course - you don't need to attend all of them. 

Find out more about the CDM Regulations 2015

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