Site Management Safety Training Scheme

There are two courses that are part of Site Safety Plus specifically for site managers:

  1. Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  2. Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS-R)

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

This course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, responsibilities for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff e.g. site manager.

Overview

It covers all relevant legislation affecting safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture within the workforce.

This course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation affecting your daily work
  • implement new guidance and industry best practice
  • state your duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to take a refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.

Find out more about becoming approved to deliver this course

Further information about this course is available in the Scheme Rules

Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS-R)

This course is for you if you have previously passed the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course, or a subsequent refresher course.

Overview

This refresher brings your health and safety knowledge up to date and provides a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. It builds on the material in the original course as well as introducing new subjects.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • implement all updated health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects your management role
  • implement new guidance and industry best practice
  • fulfil your duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment

Find out more about becoming approved to deliver this course

Further information about this course is available in the Scheme Rules

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