CDM Awareness training is designed to provide you, as a duty holder, the necessary knowledge about construction, design and management process. It educates about the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, roles and responsibilities of all involved, legal notices to authorities and preparation of key documents. Course candidates will learn about the role of a key duty holder and his/ her legal obligations and requirements under the new CDM Regulations. Furthermore, this course will enable you to understand the importance of planning and design stages, and the integration of safety management systems in line with the law.
✔︎ Designed by health and safety industry experts in line with compliance requirements set by the current UK’s Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations 2015
✔︎ Visually engaging, animated voice over course
✔︎ Easy to follow and complete for people with writing/ reading difficulties
✔︎ Approximate duration 1 hour
✔︎ E-learning course – learn at your own pace, save on cost and cut on travel time
✔︎ Multiple re-assessment opportunities with no additional charge
✔︎ Approved course by IIRSM
✔︎ Immediate access to a nationally recognised and approved certificate upon completion
We are confident in the high quality of our tutor-led interactive courses. Therefore, you are welcome to complete the first module of this course for free. Please, register your interest with immediate access to all our course demos.
This CDM training course contains five interactive modules and includes a brief assessment at the end of each module. These include:
Module 1: Module One: Legislation
- Introduction to the course and legislation.
- Changes Introduced in the Update – recent changes in regulations.
- Key Elements to Securing Health and Safety on Construction Sites- key elements to securing health and safety on construction sites.
Module 2: Module Two: CDM Application and Notification
- Application- CDM applications.
- Notification – definitions of authorities; timescale and forms; projects that need to be notified to the authorities.
Module 3: Module Three: Duty Holders and Documents
- Duty Holders and Documents – types of duty holders; three phases of a project; key documents for each stage of the project.
Module 4: Module Four: Duties and Legal Documents
- Duties- client’s duties; principle designer duties; competent people appointment; prevention of foreseeable risks process; contractor duties; site supervisions.
- Legal Documents – three key legal documents criteria: pre-construction information, construction phase plan, and health and safety file.
Module 5: Module Five: Example Projects and Summary
- Examples: 1)building of the school playground, lasting 32 construction day with 5 different contractors (each bringing in 3 workers); 2) private residents refurbishment project, lasting 32 days, done by an agent who contracts: a ground and structural work to a company with 13 workers, and different company with 9 workers (interior work); 3) domestic refurbishment project, lasting 32 days, done by a single contractor and 13 employees (ground and structural work)/ 9 employees for the final 3 days (interior work); 4) local authority project, lasting 49 days with one contractor and 12 employees; 5) domestic refurbishment project contracted, lasting 32 days allocated to 3 contractors: contractor A – 5 employees (groundwork), contractor B – 10 employees (structural work); company C – 4 employees (interior work).
- Summary – a recap of previous modules.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course has been designed for anyone who is a key duty holder of a construction project, whether they are the client, the principal contractor, the principal designer or the designers or sub-contractors.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand current legislation with regard to construction projects
- Understand the CDM application and the notices that duty holders must carry out
- Understand responsible roles within the project
- Understand the principal duties and legal responsibilities of all involved
- Know what documents are required when undertaking or participating in a project
- Understand the preparation process for the pre-construction information, construction phase plan, and health and safety file
- Understand the importance of co-operation and co-ordination when undertaking a project
The online assessment is carried out on completion of each module. The pass mark for this course is 70%. You will be given the chance to review all videos and your answers at the end of each module before final submission. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can re-take each test up to 6 times with no extra charge.
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