January 4, 2017

Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS-R)

This is a two-day refresher of our full Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course. It updates your knowledge of your responsibilities for site safety, health, welfare and the environment.

Qualifications you gain – 

  • Taking this course renews your SMSTS certificate
  • CITB renewable 5 year Site Safety Plus certificate.

You must complete this refresher before your certificate expires or you will need to re-take the full course. You must renew this qualification every five years by attending the SMSTSR.

Course content – 

  • The current focus of the Health and Safety Executive’s attention
  • Risk assessment and method statements
  • Construction Site Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
  • Behavioural safety
  • Occupational health
  • Overview and changes to the current legislation affecting construction.

The course also includes publications, registration, certification, lunch and refreshments.

Teaching and Assessment –


  • This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations.


  • Continuous assessment
  • You need to attend the 17.5 hours – see the Site Safety Plus attendance requirements
  • Multiple-choice test.

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