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CDM 2015 in Practice Course Syllabus

CDM 2015 in Practice provides an in-depth explanation of the Construction, Design & Management Regulations (CDM) 2015, which replaces the previous CDM 2007. The course outlines the specific ‘interactive’ duties (CDM 2015) places on those planning, managing, monitoring, co-ordinating and carrying out construction work.

Overall learning outcomes

On completion of each element of the course, you should be able to demonstrate your understanding of the knowledge covered in the:

  1. application of knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar situations
  2. critical analysis and evaluation of information presented in both quantitative and qualitative forms

Full course syllabus

1. Introduction to CDM 2015 and interpretation of:

  • 1.1: Scope, application, and key terminology
  • 1.2: Codes of practice
  • 1.3: Industry guidance

2. Clients' new duties and responsibilities

3. The specific duties of and practical interactive duties of planning, managing, co-ordinating, between the five duty holders, which are:

  • 3.1: Client
  • 3.2: Principal Designer
  • 3.3: Designer
  • 3.4: Principal Contractor
  • 3.5: Contractor

4. Overview of the general health and safety requirements for all construction sites

5. Key documentation:

  • 5.1: Notification
  • 5.2: Pre-construction information
  • 5.3: Construction phase plan
  • 5.4: Health and safety file


The assessment comprises of a one hour open book test. You will receive an Astutis Certificate on successful completion.

CDM 2015 in Practice course: further information

Choosing to study for your qualification with Astutis means you can undertake the CDM 2015 in Practice course in the following way:

  • Online - wherever and whenever suits you

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