Construction, Design And Management Regulations 2015

Construction Design and Management (CDM) regulations are the backbone of health and safety in the construction industry. This one-day programme is designed to bring the requirements of the regulations alive, explaining when and where they apply in an engaging and memorable way. Firstly we clarify just what is and is not deemed construction work, before reviewing the key statutory roles and what records and documentation must be maintained.

As with all of our in-house courses, this session is suitable for group bookings of between four and 12 delegates, and can be delivered either at our own premises or at yours. So, if you’re looking to train a number of people in your team in one sitting, this workshop is a cost-effective way of doing so.

This course can also be delivered live via Zoom if your delegates are on different sites or locations.

Who is this course for?

This in-house course is suitable for clients, health and safety advisers, estates and facilities managers and project managers who implement construction or maintenance projects.

It provides a comprehensive review of the current requirements, outlining the roles of the client, principal designer, principal contractor and more. When it concludes, delegates will be well equipped to make any necessary changes to their operating procedures, ensuring they comply with the regulations and follow best practice in the field.

What does the course cover?

Delegates will learn about the types of work included in the current definition of ‘construction work,’ along with the main roles and responsibilities and how these can be met. The course also explores documentation such as the pre-construction information and construction phase plan, which are essential parts of the effective management of both large and small construction projects.

Examples of what a typical course would cover are as follows:

  • Why the 2015 CDM regulations were introduced
  • The scope of construction work
  • Work on structures and how these are defined
  • The main responsibilities of the key players, including the client, principal designer, principal contractor, contractor and designers
  • How the regulations affect domestic clients
  • The role of the pre-construction information
  • The role and contents of the construction phase plan
  • Developing a project health and safety file
  • The importance of checking competence levels

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An informative and interesting course, I have learned a lot and enjoyed the classroom activities. All trainers were great, helpful, enthusiastic, informative and friendly.


Richard was very informative amazing tutor for us to learn from, he was very inspiring!


Good and relevant information, Gary is an experienced and knowledgeable instructor.


An excellent course as always, I’m going to do the Environmental Diploma next


A brilliant course, Jackie is a great tutor able to gain attention and share her knowledge


Why choose us?

  • Friendly, family-run business since 1998
  • Highly qualified and experienced tutors
  • Proven track record, with pass rates for NEBOSH courses well above the national average
  • NEBOSH Gold Learning Partners
  • Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) registered consultants
  • Courses can be tailored to suit your company’s precise requirements
  • Fully kitted out, purpose-built training centre available for use

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an assessment at the end of the course?

There is a basic assessment at the end of the course to enable the course tutors and delegates to check their understanding of the key concepts.

How is the Construction, Design and Management Regulations course delivered?

The course includes formal presentations as well as several practical exercises. Our tutors bring the subject alive with up-to-date examples of both good and bad practices, focusing delegates on the action they can take to contribute to the safety of their organisation. Full handouts and a supply of any updated HSE resources will be provided to support the workshop.

Can you visit our premises to teach the course?

Yes – if you have between four and 12 employees who you feel could benefit from this course, we can travel to you and deliver it on-site.

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