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SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme)


Who should attend?

You should attend the SMSTS training course if you are in a position of responsibility within the construction industry. The qualification is targeted at construction workers such as site managers and proprietors of construction companies, project managers and supervisors.

As a construction site manager, project manager or supervisor you have a legal duty to ensure the safety and health of fellow workers and the public. There are construction health and safety regulations which you need to adhere to. You have a moral duty to do all that is possible to prevent accidents and injuries on your construction sites.

Aims and Objective

The main focus of the SMSTS course is risk assessment. The syllabus focuses on learning how to work and manage following the regulations which are stipulated by the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA). Topics covered in the Site Management Safety Training Scheme include planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering the following:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA)
  • CDM Regulations 2015
  • Risk Assessments
  • Method Statements
  • Scaffolding
  • Excavations
  • Scaffolding
  • Demolition
  • Confined Spaces
  • Site Set Up


SMSTS training includes access to the ‘Construction Site Safety – The Comprehensive Guide (GE700)‘ and ‘Construction Site Management Delegate Workbook (XA6-V11)‘. Dependent upon which CITB accredited training provider delivers the course, you will be given the option of taking away training course materials in hard copy, CD or access to materials online. We’ll confirm this in your course joining instructions.

If you would like to check if hard copy CITB Site Safety Plus Publications are included in the cost of your chosen course,

I t also includes recent changes in accepted working practices. For those who successfully complete the course there is a recognised certificate

Course Duration

5 day - 8.45 am to 4.30 pm

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