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CDM Course

The CDM course is a half-day training course that outlines the main requirements of the CDM regulations. Firstly, you can become qualified in just three hours, and complete this CDM course online.

Secondly, this CDM training is designed for anyone working in the construction sector. The trainer can tailor the discussion to suit you and explain how the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 affect your roles and responsibilities.

All in all, the knowledge gained will allow you to be compliant within current legislation and plan your projects effectively.

Why Take the Course?

Anyone working in construction, who wants to get a clear understanding of their duties under CDM regulations should take this training.

What Does this Course Involve?

This course covers the main aims of CDM 2015 and how the CDM regulations have changed. For the full information on what’s covered in this training, read the course content section below.


This course can be delivered in the following ways:

Public Online
3B Training offer a variety of courses via Online Learning.

CDM Awareness training is delivered online via a virtual classroom using Zoom.

The online course allows the delegate to attend the course from home or the workplace.

To join the course, delegates have to log in via the link provided through a computer or laptop with a camera, screen, microphone and access to the internet.

Delegates can still interact with other attendees and the trainer through their microphone or the chatbox throughout the day

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3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

This course can also be arranged to be delivered as an in-house course specially for your delegates. We can tailor the content to be relevant to those attending.

We price our in-house courses on a case-by-case basis. The location, delivery method and the number of delegates will factor in the price of the training.

For a quote, complete the in-house training enquiry form on this page, and one of our friendly team members will be in touch.

3B Training offer a variety of eLearning courses.

This course is also available to complete online via eLearning.

The eLearning course is an ideal alternative for those who don’t have time to attend a set course date and prefer to complete the course independently.

This delivery format is also a good option for anyone who finds learning difficult in the classroom.

For more information, visit our CDM Regulations eLearning course page.


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£25 + VAT


  • Helps you to understand how the legislation affects your role
  • Gives you the knowledge to make projects easier and safer to manage
  • Helps to promote communication and collaboration between different teams involved in a construction project
  • Helps you to understand how to reduce injuries, accidents and fatalities on construction sites
CDM Course Content

The CDM course provides you with a thorough understanding of CDM 2015 regulations, and your duties relating to them.

The trainer will cover the following topics throughout the day:

  • Planning and management during all stages of projects
  • Finding risks in the planning stage
  • Regulating and managing remaining risks
  • Focus on improving health and safety measures
  • Discouraging unneeded paperwork
  • Understanding the foundation and ideology of Construction Design Management
  • Applying and interpreting the regulations and ACOP
  • The requirement of the new regulations and the changes
  • ACOP training and competence
Course Objectives

By the end of the CDM Awareness course, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • How your role relates to the Construction Design and Management Regulations
  • The functions of your clients, Designers, CDM Co-ordinators, Principal Contractors and Contractors within CDM
  • The importance of communication, co-operation and co-ordination between everyone involved in the construction work
  • Incorporating health, safety and welfare requirements into the management of all construction projects
What is Required to Pass the CDM Regulations Awareness Course?

To pass the course, you will need to complete a 20-question multiple-choice assessment paper.

Concise information provided during course. Very informative.
Marco Rummery


  • How long does the CDM Course Take?
    How long does the CDM Course Take?

    This course is approximately three hours long.

  • What are the entry requirements for this CDM Course?

    To enrol, you should be able to speak and understand English well.

    To attend the online course, delegates must have access to a computer or laptop that uses a microphone and webcam, and have access to the internet.

  • Is the CDM Course Accredited?

    Yes, this course is accredited by 3B Training.

  • Is this CDM Course CITB Grant Claimable?

    Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

    You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses

  • What are CDM regulations?

    CDM regulations are health and safety regulations that apply to construction projects.

    They aim to make sure that construction work is carried out safely. Also, they ensure that the health and safety risks throughout a project is managed.

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    Swan Lane
    Hindley Green
    WN2 4EY


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