Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
This SMSTS course is for project managers, site managers and supervisors, business owners and clients. You will gain an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues on construction sites.
The certificate is valid for 5 years. You need to renew this certificate every five years before it expires by attending the SMSTS Refresher course. Otherwise, you’ll need to take the full SMSTS course again.
To gain the Site Safety Plus certificate, you must attend the full 37.5 hours of training. If you can’t attend the full course, you’ll need to enroll and take the course again. You may be charged extra to cover the costs of switching courses. You will also need to pass the exam and take part in the course exercises.
- 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
- Working at height
- Confined spaces
The course also includes publications, registration, certification, lunch and refreshments.
This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations. You will need to do some self-study outside of the course.
- Continuous assessment
- You need to attend all 5 days – see the Site Safety Plus attendance requirements
- Multiple-choice test
Mandatory Entry Requirements
- Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
- A valid form of ID, such as a copy of your passport or driving license. See accepted forms of ID.
11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th December 2023 (Block Week)
Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th January and 5th February 2024
Thursday 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th February and 7th March 2024
Tuesday 19th and 26th March, 2nd, 9th and 26th April 2024
Wednesday 24th April, 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd May 2024
Tuesday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June and 2nd July 2024
Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th July and 5th August 2024
Friday 16th, 23rd, 30th August, 6th and 13th September 2024
Tuesday 17th, 24th September, 1st, 8th and 15th October 2024
Monday 21st, 28th October, 4th, 11th and 18th November 2024
Wednesday 13th, 20th, 27th November, 4th and 11th December 2024
Qualifications you gain
CITB renewable 5 year Site Safety Plus certificate
Grants and Funding – Grants are available for eligible employers. For more information please visit the CITB Grants page