CDM Regulations Training


This online training course covers everything the user needs to know about planning, managing, and maintaining everyone’s safety throughout construction activities.

Aiming to help the user effectively plan their projects, this 30 minute course helps the user to understand the CDM Regulations, and teaches them how to maintain a safe working construction site.

Learning Outcomes

In this course you will learn:

  • The details of the CDM regulations and how to ensure compliance.
  • How to PLAN jobs safely.
  • How to MAINTAIN a safe working environment.

Course Contents

This course consists of three sections:

Section 1: what are the CDM regulations?

Section 1 introduces the CDM regulations, including its core values and where the regulations apply. It details the responsibilities of everyone involved in a construction project, and the penalties you can expect for failure to comply.

Section 2: planning

Section 2 explains the details of planning a construction project, from assigning duty-holders to preparing a construction phase plan. It offers actionable guidance on the necessary pre-construction information that should be gathered, and what should be included in a health and safety file.

Section 3: safe sites

Section 3 focuses on the range of safety measures that ensure a safe construction site for all workers. This includes topics such as emergency procedures, welfare facilities, and vehicle and equipment safety.

About the Course


Almost one third of workplace fatalities occur within the construction industry each year. The CDM Regulations Training is designed to provide you with everything you need to know about planning and managing a construction project that is both safe and legally compliant.

The course first details the CDM Regulations and how they might apply to your future projects, before offering actionable advice on how to assign duty-holders, thoroughly document the construction plan in relation to health and safety concerns, and consider all potential risks.

Available in 31 languages, the course takes around 30 minutes to complete.


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