This CITB SMSTS 5 day virtual course will be delivered remotely, using instructor-led online training. The course content remains the same as classroom-based training, however, you’ll attend a scheduled, interactive class via Zoom video conferencing. For this, you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer with a webcam, microphone and speaker (sorry, no tablets).
This SMSTS 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.
Training will cover relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessments in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.
Delegates under the age of 18 must provide written consent from a parent or guardian to successfully attend.
* PLEASE NOTE - It will take approximately 2-3 weeks for the CITB to issue an E-Cert *
At the end of the remote SSP (Site Safety Plus) SMSTS course successful candidates will be able to: -
The CITB ONLINE SMSTS course will cover the following topics: -
At the end of this virtual SMSTS course delegates are required to sit an exam paper consisting of 25 questions. There are 18 multiple choice questions (each worth one mark) and 7 questions in multi-response or short written answer format (each worth two marks). The SMSTS exam pass mark is 81% (26 out of 32).
The exam will take place at the end of the course via a Zoom video call with your tutor. No secondary devices (i.e. mobile phones) are allowed during the exam.
Delegates must attend all 5 days, in accordance with the SMSTS course programme, to achieve the necessary learning objectives and qualify for the SMSTS certificate. Certification will expire after five years. In order to remain qualified certificate holders are required to sit the SMSTS two day refresher course to renew their qualification for a further five years.
This 5 day remote training 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.
Delegates may wish to continue their professional development by completing the NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management or NVQ Level 6 in Construction Contracting Operations Management course.
CITB - Construction Industry Training Board (Site Safety Plus)
A good understanding of spoken and written English will be necessary in order to attend and complete the course successfully.
Students are required to complete their training on a laptop or desktop computer with a webcam, microphone and speaker (sorry, no tablets).
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