CDM Co-ordinator (2 day course)
“The CDM Workshop was very well presented and informative and a complicated subject was made easy to follow and understand. The trainer used lots of practical and personal examples to illustrate the points he was discussing. Overall I found it very worthwhile and interesting.”
Somerset Construction Training Ltd Attendee
Who is it for?
The two day course is designed for Company employees who will be expected to take on the role of CDM Co-ordinator on their own company’s construction projects. It is not intended to enable students to act as Consultant CDM Co-ordinators in their own right.
The Delegate should have knowledge of the following:
- Have a basic knowledge of the CDM Regulations
- Be able to read drawings
- Have a basic knowledge in the Construction Industry
To ensure that students are aware of the legal duties placed upon CDM Co-ordinators by current legislation
At the conclusion of the course, the student will be capable of demonstrating a sound knowledge of:
- The statutory obligations placed on Clients, Designers, CDM Co-ordinators, Principal Contractors and Contractors.
- The CDM Co-ordinators role.
- The risk assessment process and its relevance in the preparation of the Health & Safety Plan.
- Health & Safety Plan and Health & Safety File Preparation.
- Introduction & Administration
- Existing Legislation.
- The Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974
- The Management Regulations
- Other Regulations and HSE Focus
- Existing Legislation (Continued)
- The CDM Regulations - An overview of the Regulations including
- Applications, Definitions and Notification
- Duties of the Client, Designer, Planning Supervisor, Principal Contractor and other Contractors and a look at The Health & Safety Plan and Health & Safety File
- The Planning Supervisor
- Overview of the Planning Supervisors Role
- Who can be a Planning Supervisor
- Planning Supervisors duties at the various stages of a construction project
- The Planning Supervisor (Continued).
- Safe Systems of Work
- Designing and Planning for safe construction, use, maintenance and demolition
- The Health & Safety Plan
- Pre-tender – identifying hazards on site and in design
- Pre-contract and identifying further possible hazards
- Health & Safety Plan Practical Exercise
- Break-out groups to produce a typical Health & Safety plan from information provided.
- Risk Assessment and Method Statements
- Principals of Risk Assessment
- Risk Assessment Practical Exercise
- Contents of Method Statements
- Method Statement Preparation equipment.
- Risk Assessment and Method Statement (Continued)
- Report back by Break-out Groups
- The CDM Regulations, duty holders and their relationships.
- The Head Protection Regulations.
- Health and Safety Management – lifting appliances, dust and fumes, Personal Protective Equipment.
- Questions and Answers. Review and Dispersal
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.