Site Managers Safety Training Scheme

(SMSTS) course

Who Should Attend?

This is a five-day course ideally suited for Project Managers, Site Managers and Supervisors, business proprietors and client-based personnel.  It provides them with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure safe and healthy conditions for construction site employees.

Course structure:

Day 1

  • Health & Safety duties
  • Management regulations

Day 2

  • CDM
  • Case study 1
  • Electricity at work
  • Work at Height

Day 3

  • Occupational Health Day
  • Asbestos
  • Noise & Vibration
  • PPE
  • Manual Handling
  • Case Study

Day 4

  • Excavation
  • Underground Services
  • Fire Safety
  • Confined Space
  • Tool Box Talks

Day 5

  • Monitoring
  • Exam
  • Case Study 4
  • Evaluations

Course information

Duration:5 days (block or day release available)

Entry requirements:

You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.

Assessment and exams:

This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations. In addition, you will be required to undertake some self-study outside of the course. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.


Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.

This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the SMSTS Refresher course.

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