What is SMSTS – Site Management Safety Training Scheme Online Course by CITB?
This CITB SMSTS online course (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of your responsibilities when it comes to managing safety on a construction site. When you attend the SMSTS online training you will leave with full knowledge of the latest UK health and safety regulations.
Who is the SMSTS Online Course for?
The Site Management Safety Training Scheme qualification is the ‘next step’ for construction professionals who hold, or are looking to hold, a more senior position in their organisation. Site managers, agents and quantity surveyors will be required to book a place on this programme; construction and project directors will also benefit from its content. To summarise, the SMSTS online course will benefit any member of staff who is responsible for a team of workers and who needs to plan, organise and monitor their output in a safe, industry-compliant way.
When you book a place on this SMSTS online training course, you can expected to be taught everything you need to know about enforcing the health and safety code of practice on any construction site. You will learn why it’s important to carry out regular risk assessments in the workplace, and you will discover ways to identify, monitor and control the hazards that are often associated with the building and civil engineering sectors.
SMSTS Online Course Content
- The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
- Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
- Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013
- Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015
- Working at Height Regulations 2005
- Provision & Use of Work Equipment 1998
- Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
- Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
- Confined Spaces
- Syndicate Exercises
- 4 Core Exercises (Plan, Do, Check & Act (HSG 65), Site Briefings and Site Setup)
- 25 Questions, 18 Multiple Choice & 7 Written Questions
- Pass Rate 81%
CITB Assessment Process
This instructor-led SMSTS online course is delivered remotely via Zoom. You will need to complete the full 5 days, case studies and exercises to the satisfaction of the course instructor, and you will need to sit an exam at the end to prove you are competent.
The only way to guarantee that you as a site manager are equipped for your role is to ensure you attend every single training session that takes place. 100% attendance will be required from you to successfully complete the certificate.
CITB site manager qualifications are officially valid for 5 years after the date of completion of the training course. We recommend that you book onto the SMSTS Refresher course no longer than 3 years after their initial training, however the course can be taken up to 5 years after. Legislation within the construction industry, along with the culture that underpins it, is changing from quarter to quarter, so attending regular refresher programmes is the only way to ensure that you are keeping up to date with the latest rules and regulations.
SMSTS Online Course Dates
- 22 Nov 2021 – 26 Nov
- 29 Nov 2021 – 03 Dec
- 06 Dec 2021 – 10 Dec
- 13 Dec 2021 – 17 Dec
- 20 Dec 2021 – 24 Dec
- 7, 14, 21, 28 Jan & 4 Feb 2022
- 8, 9, 15, 16 & 22 Jan 2022
- 10 – 14 Jan 2022
- 12, 19, 26 Jan, 2 & 9 Feb 2022
- 17 – 21 Jan 2022
- 24 – 28 Jan 2022
- 29, 30 Jan, 5, 6 & 12 Feb 2022
- 31 Jan – 4 Feb 2022
- 7 – 11 Feb 2022
- 11, 18, 25 Feb, 4 & 11 Mar 2022
- 14 – 18 Feb 2022
- 16, 23 Feb, 2, 9 & 16 Mar 2022
- 19, 20, 26, 27 Feb & 5 Mar 2022
- 21 – 25 Feb 2022
- 28 Feb – 4 Mar 2022
- 7 – 11 Mar 2022
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