SMSTS – Site Management Safety Training Scheme

CITB Site Safety Plus Courses
  • SMSTS – Site Management Safety Training Scheme

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    5 Year Certificate

Course Description

This SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) course is designed for project and site managers, supervisors. It is also beneficial for SME owners.

Possession of this qualification demonstrates a standard of competence as a site manager. It covers all relevant legislation and aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries.

SMSTS Course Details

The SMSTS course, in the first instance, aims to help site managers, agents and supervisors to:

  • Effectively manage health and safety on site. To do this in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management or supervisory role.
  • Develop an understanding of responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare. Also it teaches them to recognise a safe site is efficient, economical and productive.

At the end of the period of training, as a result, delegates will be aware of, and 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.

This course is accredited by the CITB.



A good level of written and spoken English is required to successfully complete this course.

How is the course delivered / assessed:

The information on this course is delivered through a series of cases studies, group discussions and individual presentations. At the end of the five days candidates will be required to pass a multiple choice test.

What is awarded after completion of the course?:

Once the course has been completed candidates will receive a CITB recognised Site Safety Plus certificate.

When does the qualification expire?:

The certificate lasts for 5 years. Please be aware there is no longer a grace period for this course.

How to renew the qualification?:

In order for candidates to renew their qualification they must attend the 2 day refresher course. If candidates do not attend this and their qualification expires the full 5 day SMSTS course will have to be taken again.

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