The CITB Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher is aimed towards individuals who hold a current SMSTS certificate and wish to renew their qualification for another five years. The training is designed to ensure that personnel maintain and up-date their current health and safety knowledge. The refresher course covers changes to legislation, approved codes of practice and best working practice within the industry. Individuals wishing to renew their SMSTS certificate must provide a copy of the original five day course certificate. Details of the course venue and the date of the course should also be provided if known. Only those individuals who have passed the five day course and provided evidence of this will be eligible to take the two day refresher course.

What will be learnt:

  • Manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions within the context of their role
  • Develop an understanding of responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare
  • Recognise a safe site is efficient, economical and productive
  • Delegates will receive a new Site Safety Plus certificate upon successful completion of this course which is valid for another five years

This course is for existing SMSTS holders. You must hold a valid Site Manager’s Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate, which has been gained within the last five years.

Following successful completion of the course delegates will be have an understanding of:

  • Recent developments in construction legislation accident causes, costs and reasons for prevention
  • The legal system, relevant legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, Guidance Notes Codes of Practice and Case Law
  • How to conduct risk assessments
  • Importance of monitor health and safety performance
  • Best practice in the management of sub-contractors
  • The importance of disseminating information to operatives and sub-contractors

Pre-course preparation
There is no pre-course preparation required to attend this course however a good understanding of spoken and written English is ideal.

This qualification is assessed through continuous assessment via individual and group exercises with a multiple-choice examination.

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If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 02921 680075 or alternatively send us an enquiry here