The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM 2007)

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM) applies to all construction projects, regardless of their size or complexity. These courses will look in detail at the legislative requirements as well as the application of the accompanying CDM Approved Code of Practice, which incorporates the roles and responsibilities of each duty holder who are accountable for their application, including the Client, Designer, Principal Contractor, CDM Coordinator and Contractor.

Course Objective

To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform their duties to the standards prescribed by City & Guilds and in-line with the Confined Space Regulations 1997, therefore safeguard themselves and others.

Course Content

The course includes a review of the requirements of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 and the knowledge in how to:

  • Interpret the Water UK Confined Spaces classification scheme
  • Risk assess residual hazards • Recognise changing environments
  • Use and interpret gas monitors to verify safe atmospheres
  • Understand the nature and occurrence of problem atmospheres
  • Use ancillary safety items harness, ropes, winches and life lines
  • Use open circuit (CABA) escape breathing apparatus safely
  • Work following a safe system of work
  • React positively in an emergency situation with basic emergency first aid


At the end of the course delegates will undertake:

  • A practical and written assessment

Candidates need to bring their own safety footwear, waterproof clothing, hard hat and working gloves for the practical exercises.

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