CDM2007 Principle Contractor

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Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007

CDM Principal Contractor Training

This course is designed to provide principal contractors with the management requirements of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM2007).

Session 1 Introduction and setting course objectives

Session 2 Application of the Regulations

Understanding the scale and types of work to which CDM applies and the definitions used. Briefing on the content and format of the regulations, approved code of practice and guidances.

Session 3 The Relationship between the Project Team Members

A briefing on the duties of all of the duty holders and their relationships.

Session 4 Provision of Information

The pre-construction information requirements.

Session 5 Evaluation of Competence and Resources Allocation

Evaluating competence and resources of the designers and contractors. Methods of pre-qualification. Reviewing the information supplied. Recording and communicating the information.

Session 6 The Principal Contractor

Review of the principal Contractor¡¦s duties under the regulations.

Session 7 The Construction Phase Plan

Contents and use of the principal contractor¡¦s construction phase plan.

Session 8 Site Health and Safety Management

Co-ordination of activities on site. Monitoring and enforcement of the site health and safety rules, procedures and arrangements.

Session 9 Health and Safety on Construction Sites

Review of the requirements of CDM 2007, Part 4, including site security, welfare, housekeeping, traffic management, emergency procedures, etc.

Session 10 The Contractors

Review of the contractors¡¦ duties under the regulations. Co-operation and co-ordination. Directives of the principal contractor. Monitoring performance. Risk assessments and method statements.

Session 11 Examination

Closed book examination.

Session 12 Course Review and Conclusion

Upon completion of the course, delegates should be able to:

  • understand the obligations placed on all persons involved by the CDM regulations, including the position of resident engineers and clerks of works;
  • understand the extent and benefits of effective risk assessments and method statements;
  • know the requirements for the construction phase plan and site health and safety management; and
  • understand the competence requirements and how they can be verified.

Cost: £275 + VAT

Maximum number of delegates: 16

1 Day Course

CDM Principal Contractor Training Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.

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