CITB – Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

Course Title: Site Manager   Safety Training Scheme – SMSTS
Course Description The CITB-Construction Skills   Site Safety Plus – Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) was devised   to assist site managers and potential site managers, to develop knowledge,   awareness and understanding of their legal, moral and social responsibilities   in respect of health, safety and welfare on construction sites.The SMSTS course is one of   the most highly respected qualifications for persons who are responsible for   the management of construction activities such as construction, building   maintenance or facilities management. Many employers insist that all their   site managers hold the certificate.
Learning Content The qualification covers   the following topics:

  •   Introduction to   health and safety law, duties, responsibilities, enforcement and sanctions
  •   Overviews/explanations   of relevant construction activity legislation
  •   Accident costs,   causes, investigation, prevention and reporting requirements
  •   Risk assessment   and ‘principles of prevention’
  •   Safety   management systems, policies, plans, performance and measuring
  •   Management of   Contractors
  •   Development of   ‘safe systems of work’ and permit systems
  •   Effective   communicating
  •   Behavioural   science including awareness of human error
  •   Motivating   safety behaviour
  •   Recognition of   an organisation’s duties and responsibilities
  •   Recognition of   responsibilities of Managers, Supervisors and Operatives
  •   Production of   site activity instructions (safe system of work)
  •   Planning for   health and safety within the context of a project
Suitable for This course is designed for   site managers, agents and persons who are, or are about to be, responsible   for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of   staff and workforce.
Course Recognition An accredited Certificate   will be issued to all delegates successfully completing the course.
Assessment and   Qualification Compulsory final   examination (80% pass grade).On successful completion   candidates will receive a ‘Construction Site Manager Safety Training Scheme’ Certificate   valid for 5 years awarded by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)Training grant aid is   provided in accordance with the current CITB grants scheme
Course Duration 5 Days
Pre-requisites None
Location Open Course Category Health and Safety
Course dates To be determined Course Code:  
Price £565.00 Plus VAT includes –   Registration, assessment, hand-outs, Lunch
Alternative Price In house training please   call for price
Training Method By use of exercises, hand-outs   and group work etc. in an informal setting, either on your premises or in our   training room. Each student receives a copy of the textbook and hand-outs.