CDM2007 Client Training

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The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007

 CDM2007 Client Training

This course is designed to provide personnel who are tasked by their organisation to perform the Client’s duties with a sound understanding of the Client’s responsibilities & duties under the CDM regulations 2007.

Day One

Session 1 Introduction and Setting Course Objectives

Session 2 Legislation

History, application and definitions of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007.

Session 3 The Duties of the Client, Designers, CDM co-ordinator, Principal Contractor and  Contractors

A summary of the duties of each duty holder and the interfaces between them from concept to maintenance.

Session 4 Making Competent and Resourced Appointments/Engagements

Evaluating competence of the CDM co-ordinator, designers, the principal contractor and contractors. Methods of pre-qualification. Confirmation of competence and resources prior to contract award. Reviewing the information supplied. Recording and communicating the information.
Syndicate Exercise.

Session 5 Examination

Closed book, multi-choice examination.

Session 6 Review of Day One

Day Two

Session 1 Ensuring time and Management Arrangements

Setting reasonable timeframes for design, procurement and construction. The assurance of effective management arrangements within design and construction phases of the work.

Syndicate Exercise.

Session 2 Provision of Information

The requirements for the Pre-construction Information for notifiable and non-notifiable work, including content, timing and arrangements for identifying, obtaining and disseminating the information.

Syndicate Exercise.

Session 3 The Commencement of Construction

The development of the construction phase plan, establishment of welfare facilities and the control of construction commencement.

Syndicate Exercise.

Session 4 Preparation of the Health and Safety File

Concept and content of the health and safety file. The design of the health and safety file. Who needs access to the information? When is access required? Electronic or hard copy? Managing the information. Updating the file.

Syndicate Exercise.

Session 5 Examination

Closed book, multi-choice examination.

Session 6 Course Review and Conclusion

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, delegates should:


  •  understand the need and application of the CDM regulations;
  •  understand the duties and responsibilities of all of the ‘Duty Holders’;
  •  know the obligations placed on Clients by the CDM Regulations 2007;
  •  correctly evaluate competence and select suitable ‘Duty holders’;
  •  appreciate the information management requirements;
  •  be able to ensure effective health and safety management of the project; and
  •  understand the requirements for the Health & Safety File

Cost: £545 + VAT

Maximum number of delegates: 16

2 Day Course

CDM2007 Client Training Scotland – Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.

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