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SMSTS Training - CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme


This 5 day SMSTS Training course is designed for site managers, site agents and persons who are, or due to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and a workforce. In order to obtain the qualification delegates MUST attend all days of their chosen course.

The SMSTS certificate is valid for 5 years, after which time candidates must sit the SMSTS Refresher course in order to renew their SMSTS certification

The SMSTS course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.


Course Objectives

At the end of the SMSTS course successful candidates will be able to: -

  • implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work
  • implement new guidance and industry best practice
  • state their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment

Course Agenda

The SMSTS course will cover the following topics: -

  • Site set up
  • CDM
  • Risk Assessment
  • Method Statements
  • Scaffolding
  • Electricity
  • Excavations
  • Demolition
  • Confined Spaces


At the end of the CITB SMSTS course, each individual has to pass an examination and present a suitable health and safety solution to a site activity which qualifies them for the Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate.

Delegates must attend all of the days, in accordance with the course programme, to achieve the necessary learning objectives to qualify for the certificate.

This certificate expires every five years. After this period certificate holders are required to sit the SMSTS two day refresher course to renew their qualification for a further five years.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for project managers, site managers and site supervisors as well as proprietors of small to medium sized companies. Client-based personnel would also benefit from attending the course.


Henley House


At this location
Start Date
End Date
Price ex VAT
Mon, 17 Oct 16
Fri, 21 Oct 16
2016-10-17 - 2016-10-21
Swansea, SA5 4DJ
Fri, 04 Nov 16
Fri, 02 Dec 16
2016-11-04 - 2016-12-02
Swansea, SA5 4DJ
Mon, 21 Nov 16
Fri, 25 Nov 16
2016-11-21 - 2016-11-25
Swansea, SA5 4DJ
Mon, 05 Dec 16
Fri, 09 Dec 16
2016-12-05 - 2016-12-09
Swansea, SA5 4DJ