30-20-10 CDM: Managing Health and Safety

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Course Hours
6 hour course
Practical application of the CDM Regulations 2015 to ensure the health and safety of everyone on site.
£295.00 + VAT
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The Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015 are an essential tool for everyone involved in construction. They exist to improve the health and safety of your site by assisting you to manage risks and allocate resources safely.

This new 6-part online series will provide you with the core skills necessary for implementing CDM and ensuring compliance with these regulations. We’ll begin with an introduction to the legal requirements and responsibilities of contractors under the CDM regulations generally. We’ll then consider Health and Safety Frameworks under the CDM regulations, the responsibilities of the Duty Holders, and who they are. The will series conclude by looking at practical techniques and site requirements for contractors complying with the CDM regulations.

Sessions are 1-hour long, will run from 12.00pm – 13.00pm GMT every Thursday from 6th October 2022.

By the end of six sessions, you will be able to demonstrate an enhanced awareness and understanding of the CDM regulations and how to integrate them effectively into Health and Safety Policies on site.

We now accept payment in USD for all our courses. For more information please contact jhall@ciob.org


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the CDM Regulations 2015 and how they apply to the construction industry
  • Describe the use of CDM Regulations within a Health and Safety Framework
  • Define the various Duty Holders and their responsibilities under CDM
  • Assess practical techniques for implementing CDM Regulations, and select the right one
  • Determine the site requirements to ensure compliance with the CDM Regulations.


This course is suitable for those new to construction, as well as those in management and assistant management roles, trade supervisors etc. It is also suitable for more senior staff wanting to refresh their knowledge.


The course is structured around six topics, delivered weekly:

Session 1:

CDM Regulations to the Construction Industry

Thursday 6 October, 12.00-13.00 GMT

Session 2:

The Duty Holders Responsibility under CDM

Thursday 13 October, 12.00-13.00 GMT

Session 3:

Site Organisation Part 1

Thursday 20 October, 12.00-13.00 GMT

Session 4:

Site Organisation Part 2

Thursday 27 October, 12.00-13.00 GMT

Session 5:

Site requirements and compliance

Thursday 3 November, 12.00-13.00 GMT

Session 6:

CDM Regulations

Thursday 10 November, 12.00-13.00 GMT

Each session will be recorded and made available to listen back to at your convenience. It is not to obligatory to attend the sessions live.


Course Delivery

Our courses are delivered using a platform called GoToWebinar, please follow the links below to test your system and download the software, prior to your course starting.



Pre-reading will be provided in advance of each topic. Then, each session is broken down as follows:

  • 30 minutes of online presentations
  • 20 minutes of case studies
  • 10 minutes of Q&A

The sessions are designed to be interactive, with plenty of opportunities to ask questions as Martin delivers each topic. If you are unable to attend a live session, you can submit questions in advance to be addressed during the hour.


This course is for professional development purposes. There is no formal assessment. You will receive 6 hours of CPD and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Leader


Martin applies his years of experience in construction to create training that leads to real change. Chartered as a Construction Manager, Building Engineer and Health & Safety Practitioner, Martin has worked in a diverse range of roles across the industry and designed courses delivered around the world.

He sits on the Chartered Institute of Building’s Education, Standards and Qualifications Committee and provides Quality Assurance for the CIOB and other awarding organisations. He consults in a variety of industry roles offering advice on Project Management, Health & Safety and Temporary Works. He has designed and run training programmes at the Royal School of Military Engineering. In 2017 Martin consulted on the lifting operations at London’s Natural History Museum for the blue whale main exhibit.

Martin aims to facilitate learning that is relevant to each course delegate, so that the theory can be put into practice in the real world.