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This course provides training in CDM. These regulations show people in construction work what they need to do in order to protect themselves from harm, and others whom the work affects.

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CDM Awareness course for managers and supervisors

CDM Awareness course for managers and supervisors 

This CDM Awareness e-learning course is designed to equip managers and supervisors with the knowledge and skills they need to navigate the complexities of CDM regulations with confidence. 

We understand the critical role that effective construction management plays in ensuring safety, efficiency, and compliance on every project. With our user-friendly platform and professional expertise, we’re here to empower industry professionals to lead their teams, while ensuring adherence to regulations and standards.

What is CDM Awareness? 

CDM (Construction Design and Management) awareness is essential for ensuring safety and compliance. It involves understanding and implementing a set of regulations that oversee the planning, design, and execution stages of various construction projects, such as new builds, demolitions, refurbishments, extensions, conversions, repairs, and maintenance.

The importance of CDM Awareness training 

By understanding CDM regulations and best practices, managers, supervisors and other key duty holders can effectively identify and control risks, leading to a safer work environment and reduced accidents. Proper CDM training also improves coordination among stakeholders, enhancing project efficiency and productivity. Plus, compliance with CDM regulations isn’t just about staying on the right side of the law –  it’ll improve your reputation too. 

What are CDM regulations and when do they apply?

Revised in 2015, the CDM regulations are essential guidelines governing construction projects in the UK, maintaining safety and compliance throughout the project lifecycle. These regulations outline the process of identifying, assessing, and managing health and safety risks, with a strong focus on collaborative communication among stakeholders.

CDM regulations apply to all construction projects, regardless of size or duration, where there is more than one contractor involved. Duty holders are required to ensure compliance from the initial planning stages through to completion and maintenance, and failure to do so could result in fines or criminal convictions.

What does this online CDM course cover? 

This online CDM course covers typical construction hazards and risks including:

  • Electrical manual handling 
  • Hazardous substances 
  • Fire 
  • Confined spaces 
  • Waste 
  • Falls from height 
  • Noise and vibration 
  • Weather 
  • Welfare 
  • Falling objects 
  • Plant and equipment 
  • Asbestos 

Why choose HS Direct? 

Since 2004, we’ve helped over 8000 clients with HR and Health & Safety compliance to create safer working environments and achieve sustainable growth for small and medium-sized businesses. 

Our range of Health & Safety e-learning courses allows your team to train from the comfort of their own home with online training available for first aid, COSHH awareness, office safety and much more. Get in touch for more information. 

Don’t forget to download your FREE CDM construction phase plan template today!