The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations – The Principal Designer and Designers

CDM 2015 "The Principal Designer and Designers"

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 places specific responsibilities on every role involved in Construction, including the Client, Principal Designer, Designers, Principal Contractor, Contractors and workers. This course will look specfically at “The Principal Contractor and Contractors” and their roles and responsibilities that are placed under The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

What does the course cover?

  • Who is the Principal Designer?
  • What the CDM Regulations says.
  • The Construction Phase Plan

Training Outcomes

  • An outline of the requirements detailed in the Regulations.
  • Important definitions explained in the Regulations.
  • The main duties that the Regulations place on project duty holders.


  • Introduction to Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 − Principal Designer/Designers CDM 2015
  • The Principal Designer's Duties.
  • Definitions.

Test & Certification

At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course. Main course certificates last 3 years.


Main Course: Approximately 45 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).