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The role of Principal Designer and the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) have introduced the new role of Principal Designer.

This course will give delegates valuable insight into the legal aspects and practical requirements for undertaking this role.

Principal Designer – CDM Training


By the end of the course, delegates will:

  • Understand the requirements of CDM
  • Understand the trigger points
  • Recognise the requirements placed on each duty holder
  • Compile pre-construction information
  • Develop health and safety plans
  • State the requirements for the health and safety file

Course Contents:

  • The need for CDM and when it applies
  • Relationship with other health and safety laws
  • General management duties applying to all projects
  • What is a designer
  • Who can be the Principal Designer
  • The duties of the Principal Designer
  • Pre-construction information
  • Health and safety files
  • Associated guidance

Entry Requirements:

For those who are Project Co-ordinators, Clients, Architects, Structural Designers, M&E Designers, Specialist Designers, Construction Professionals and Contract Administrators.

Qualification Outcome:

Certificate of Attendance (CPD/IPD)

Course Duration:

1 day

Venue Location

All our courses can be offered as in-house training. Please contact us for further venue details.


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All our course dates are subject to availability. Please contact us to reserve your place.

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