CDM Awareness

IIRSM Approved

Course Description

The Construction Design and Management Regulations cover the management of health, safety, and welfare when carrying out construction projects. 

Whatever your role in the construction industry these regulations are there to improve your health and safety.

They are intended to ensure that projects are planned and run effectively and safely right from the start.

This awareness course covers the core concepts of the regulations and details the various roles that are required for a construction project along with the key documents that need to be produced. 

It starts with an introduction to CDM, then covers some of the parameters that need to be checked when a project is being planned. It finishes by detailing a number of example projects that illustrate how the regulations can be applied.

CDM Awareness Online Training

Course Modules




Module Name

Pass %


CDM Awareness


Module One: Legislation


CDM Awareness


Module Two: CDM Application and Notification


CDM Awareness


Module Three: Duty Holders and Documents


CDM Awareness


Module Four: Duties and Legal Documents


CDM Awareness


Module Five: Example Projects and Summary


Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


Duration: 40 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Who Should Take This CDM Awareness 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

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

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. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

Benefits of Online Training

  Approved by RoSPA

 Approved by the CPD Certification Service

Enrol and start today, so no need to wait

 Takes approximately 40 minutes to complete online

 Works on any device that can access the internet

 Has all the training materials that you need, so no hidden fees

 Includes the end of course test at no extra cost

 Allows free re-sits of the test if you do not pass the first time

 Enables you to download a certificate when you pass the test

 The fast, efficient, effective, and low-cost way to learn

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.
  • Have knowledge on how to prepare the pre-construction information.
  • Knowledge on how to prepare the construction phase plan.
  • Understand the importance of integrating safety management in the planning and design stage.
  • Know how to prepare the health and safety file.
  • Understand why co-operation and co-ordination are integral to the CDM Regulations.


Cohort: Online Safety Training Courses

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