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CDM (Construction Design Management) Awareness Course

This training course provides delegates with a clear understanding of the new CDM regulations, guidance on planning and designing within construction.

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Course overview

This training course provides delegates with a clear understanding of the new CDM regulations. It offers guidance on planning and designing for health and safety within construction projects and explains the roles and responsibilities specified. 

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is for anyone involved in the accident investigation process, particularly

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Anyone with responsibility under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Course programme

The CDM awareness course covers the following topics:

  • Overview of the CDM legal regulations and summary of key changes  
  • Definitions and applications of the CDM regulations
  • Key roles and responsibilities – Client, Designer, Principal Designer, Principal Contractor and Contractors 
  • Site safety requirements 
  • Pre-construction information and the health and safety plan 
  • Planning and maintenance of a safe construction environment

Learning outcomes

Learning objectives of the CDM Awareness course:

  • Understanding the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and individual responsibilities
  • Understand the importance of health & safety in the construction environment
  • Learn how to plan projects and maintain a safe construction site

Next steps

Other Phoenix courses that may be suitable for successful candidates include:


There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course, with results provided immediately.

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  • What happens if I fail the assessment?

    You can retake the assessment.
  • What's the duration of in-house training courses?

    Phoenix's in-house training courses usually take half a day or a full day, depending on the course topic.

  • When and how will I receive my results and certificate?

    Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Why choose a course with Phoenix?

  • Expertise

    We are one of the UK's leading providers of training in health and safety. 

    Our tutors and mentors are widely respected for their expertise and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience. 

  • Student support

    We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through engaging, interactive content and compact modules to keep learners attention focused through the course.

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