Construction Design Management (CDM) Awareness

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About Construction Design Management (CDM) Awareness Training

The Construction Design and Management or CDM Regulations training course is designed to train employees regarding CDM practices. It is vital for ensuring safety of workers and the general public in construction projects.

This online course serves as an introduction to CDM for trainees, and provides awareness of the inherent risks in construction, risk assessment, and risk management through an effective communication process.

This course provides learners with an awareness of how the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015 operate. It looks at vital information, such as the required duty holders in a CDM project and responsibilities related to the phases of a project and how risk is managed.

Why Is CDM Training Course Important?

Construction projects pose significant risk to the health and safety of workers and the general public. Ensuring that the people responsible for maintaining the relevant safety measures are made aware of all they need, is crucial.

This course highlights the key concepts and regulations of CDM. It informs trainees about required documentation and provides them with risk assessment and management guidelines. This course can help mitigate risk and improve worker safety.

What's Included in the Construction Design Management (CDM) Awareness Course?

  • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
  • Certificate on completion
  • Simple login & user access
  • The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the duty holders in a CDM project
  • Understand how communication and cooperation facilitate risk management procedures
  • Gain an awareness of the phases of a CDM project
  • Understand how risk is managed in construction projects
  • Identify when projects are notifiable
  • Understand essential documentation such as the Construction Phase Plan

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Course Duration

1 Hour 25 Minutes

Course Content

Module 1 – Introduction to CDM 2015 Regulations

  • Why is CDM Required?
  • Case Studies
  • Overview of CDM
  • Duty Holders’ Roles
  • Where CDM Applies
  • Deciding if CDM Applies

Module 2 – How a CDM Project Works

  • Appointment Process of Duty Holders
  • Communication and Corporation Requirements Between Duty Holders
  • Notifiable Projects
  • Documentation Requirements- Pre-construction
  • Project Documentation Requirements – Construction Phase Plan
  • Project Documentation Requirements – Health and Safety File

Module 3 – Risk Assessment Process in a Construction Project

  • Risk Assessment Process in Construction
  • Risk Assessment Definitions
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Construction Hazards
  • Risk Control Principles

End of Course Assessment

At the end of the Banksman and Traffic Marshal course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice
  • A score of 80% is required to pass the test.


The downloadable printable certificate assured by RoSPA will be issued instantly on course completion. The CDM training certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

Why Choose CDM Training Course with Human Focus?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training
  • Discounts on volume purchases
  • Excellent trainee support
  • It serves as an introduction to CDM regulations
  • It ensures that all relevant duty holders involved in a construction project are highlighted
  • It ensures that the roles and their associated responsibilities for each CDM duty holder(s) are clearly laid out
  • It serves as a guide for effectively administering safety protocols and risk management in construction projects

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For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

  • Learning management system that delivers training on laptop, PC or mobile app
  • Automatically track all learning via online competency matrix
  • Combine all records in one place – upload offline certificates
  • Share training records via QR code training passport

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Step 3

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Human Focus is a global leader in skilled behaviour change in the workplace.

We assist clients in achieving world-class business performance by helping to build skills and change habits that keep workers safer, healthier and more productive.

We were founded in 1992 and have grown over our 30 years of service to form close working partnerships with leading health and safety organisations, insurance companies and trade associations.

Envico is working in partnership with Human Focus offering e-learning and is not accredited by or associated with any examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.