SMSTS Courses

SMSTS Courses

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme, or the SMSTS course, is a 5 day course provided by our tutors to over a thousand people every year. This course is ideal for those in any role of responsibility within the construction industry, or for anyone looking to become a site manager in the future. The Site Management Safety Training Scheme is strongly regarded as one of the best available and provides you with a thorough health and safety training background within the current legal guidelines.

Construction site managers and supervisors have a legal duty to ensure the health and safety of their fellow workers and the public. Not only are there laws and regulations to adhere to, there is a moral duty to do all that is possible to prevent accidents and injuries onsite. Therefore proper training is a necessity and a requirement. Attending SMSTS courses can show you comply with the laws and prepare you to manage a safe site at all times.

SMSTS Course Breakdown

When studying SMSTS courses you will be taught how to work and manage following the regulations stipulated by the Health and Safety at Work Act. Some of the areas which are covered during the five day SMSTS training course include:

  • Site Set Up
  • Risk Assessments
  • Method Statements
  • Scaffolding
  • Excavations
  • Scaffolding
  • Demolition
  • Confined Spaces
  • You will be required to attend all five days of the course in order to be awarded the Site Management Safety Training Scheme qualification. During 5-day SMSTS courses delegates will need to show understanding of the main elements and pass the core exercises. At the end of the training you will be required to sit a final examination, passing the exam will mean you qualify for the SMSTS certificate which is then valid for five years.

    Staying In Date

    After the five years it is necessary to return for a two day SMSTS Refresher course to make sure you are still up to date with the latest health and safety regulations. By passing and maintaining your Site Management Safety Training Scheme training you are able to prove that you are complying with the demands and laws regarding construction health and safety.

    5 day SMSTS courses are considered to be an indication of the competence of a Site Manger according to the Approved Code of Practice for the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM). The training is also ideal for Site Managers as well as:

  • Proprietors of Construction Companies
  • Project Managers
  • Site Supervisors
  • It must be stressed to all course attendees the need to attend ALL sessions since without full attendance the examining body will not award the CITB SMSTS training Qualification – Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate.

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