CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

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The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) 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.  

The course covers all relevant legislation (health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation) and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, instruction 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 among the workforce. 

Note: This course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all managers working on Build UK Sites.

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Course Overview

The SMSTS course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect 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 among the workforce. 

The course runs over 5 days, which are spread over 5 weeks (one day a week).

The aim of the course is to help managers, agents and supervisors to manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management or supervisory role. Alongside this, the course aims to develop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety and welfare and recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical and productive. 

By the end of this course you will be able to implement or state:

  • All health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work
  • New guidance and industry best practice 
  • Your duties and responsibilities with regard to health, safety, welfare and the environment.

Course Content

The course will cover the following topic areas:

  • Health and safety: facts and figures, accident prevention;
  • Health and safety system in the UK;
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act;
  • The management of health and safety at work regulations;
  • Health and safety and the manager;
  • Implementing health and safety legislation;
  • Management of contractors;
  • The working environment;
  • Working at height;
  • Health and safety management for plant, equipment and systems of work;
  • Managing construction health risk;
  • Monitoring health and safety, and;
  • Communication health and safety

 

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a CITB certificate.  

CITB SSP Courses - Mandatory Requirements

You will be required to bring some form of photographic identification with you on the day of your course. Where identification is not provided by a delegate, they will be refused attendance on the course. 

In order to attend this course you must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. 

All training is conducted at our John Ryder Training Centre in Chertsey. Centre opening hours are 8am to 5.30pm, but this course commences at 9am and will finish at approx 5pm, unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions you receive.

Refreshments are included on all courses, but NO LUNCH is currently provided, but there are lots of lunch options within walking distance of the centre.

Please ensure you have read the joining instructions before arriving at our training centre. 

If you are travelling by road, Chertsey is served by both the M3 and M25. No parking is permitted on the grounds of the Centre, but there is sufficient free parking in and around Chertsey, all within walking distance.

For those using public transport, Chertsey is served by a good service from Waterloo, changing at Staines, Weybridge or Virginia Water for the Chertsey line. The station is approximately ten minutes walk from the Centre. 

If you are attending a two day course and require overnight accommodation, a local hotel list is available upon request.

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Date

2, 3, 17, 23, and 24 May 2024, 18, 24 October and 1, 7, and 15 November 2024