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CDM Specifies Contractor Competency Requirements

Specfic Courses Detailed in Approved Code of Practice


With the implementation of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007 the Client now has a duty to assess the competence of all parties involved in the proposed construction project.

 

Principal Contractors and Contractors need to provide detailed evidence of qualifications and experience for the project or tasks they are undertaking. This also applies to individual employees unless they are under the controlled and competent supervision.

 

The Approved Code of Practice that accompanies the new regulations provides details on what relevant qualifications should be provided for each level of construction operative.

 

Site Managers

 

Site Managers should have gained a relevant health and safety qualification such as the CITB ‘Site Managers Safety Training Scheme’ certificate or equivalent and relevant experience.

 

Construction Supervisors

 

Construction Supervisors should have gained a relevant health and safety qualification such as the CITB ‘2-day Supervisors Course’ and trade qualifications to NVQ level 3 or equivalent, with 3 to 5 years experience.

 

Construction Operatives

 

Construction Operatives should have passed a relevant health and safety qualification such as the CITB CSCS ‘touch screen test’ and trade qualifications to NVQ level 2 or 3 or equivalent.

 

Trainees

 

Trainees should have passed a relevant health and safety qualification such as the CITB CSCS ‘touch screen test’ and trade qualifications to NVQ level 1 or equivalent.

 

Please contact us should you require any additional information on any of the above training courses. We are a registered CITB training provider.