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The CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course is one of the most highly regarded health and safety courses within the UK construction industry and is designed for supervisors and managers and is often an essential requirement for many management position jobs within construction. READ MORE
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Course Overview
The course ensures site managers and aspiring managers develop an understanding of the legal, moral and social responsibilities of their role, as well as how to effectively manage health and safety on site. It is 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) and The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all managers working on UKCG sites.

Who is the SMSTS course for?
The course is designed for site managers, supervisors, foremen and anyone who is seeking to advance into a role with site management responsibility. There are no pre-requisites for this course although a good understanding of spoken and written English is required.

Topics Covered
The Health and Safety at Work Act
Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations
Risk assessments/method statements
Recent changes in accepted working practices
Behavioural safety
Management of occupational health
Electricity
Excavations
Working at height
Scaffolding
Demolition
Confined spaces.

Course Information
The SMSTS course is run over 37 hours and you will be required to attend all 5 days of the course in order to be awarded the qualification. A maximum of 16 students are accepted at any one time to ensure each individual gets the best possible learning experience and any additional support they may require.

Assessment and Exams
This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test at the end of the course.

Qualifications and Certification
Upon successfully completing of the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate usually within 6-8 weeks. This qualification is valid for 5 years and can be renewed by attending the 2-day SMSTS Refresher course.

Where can I attend this course?
Ecosse Health and Safety provide training courses in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Alternatively, we can provide in-house training that can be tailored specifically to your work environment and activities, and will significantly reduce costs for your business. If you have an enquiry about training options, contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions.