CITB – 5 Day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) and Refresher

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme is recognised as the standard requirement by many companies for all managers on their sites.

The 5 day SMSTS training course is designed for construction managers, agents, quantity surveyors, construction directors and project directors. The course is also for people who are, or are preparing to be responsible for: planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and the workforce.

The training course includes a detailed overview of all relevant legislation concerning safe working in the construction industry. It addresses the necessity of risk assessment in the workplace. During the course, there is a focus on implementation of the necessary control measures and communication, to create implement and sustain a health and safety culture within the working environment and workforce.

  • Site set-up
  • CDM regulations
  • Risk assessments
  • Method statements
  • Scaffolding
  • Electricity
  • Excavations
  • Demolition
  • Confined spaces
  • Changes in accepted working practices.

After completion a Site Management Safety Training Scheme  certification by CITB is valid for five years.