Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher

Course Length: 2 Days
Additional Work: None
Level: Intermediate
Delivery: Classroom
Pre-Qualification: Must hold SMSTS Certificate
Venue: Derby
Price: £295 plus vat

All Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificates issued after 1st January 2001 are valid for a five year period from the date of issue. The two-day SMSTS refresher course will enable current SMSTS certificate holders to renew their qualification prior to the expiration of their current certificate; however this course can only be attended by current and valid SMSTS certificate holders.

Individuals wishing to renew their SMSTS certificate must provide a copy of the original five-day SMSTS 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 SMSTS course and provided evidence of this will be eligible to take the two day refresher course.

The course covers The Health & Safety at Work Act and other regulations and requirements relevant to the construction industry, including;

  • Site set up
  • CDM Regulations 2015
  • Risk Assessment/Method statements
  • Scaffolding/Electricity/Excavations
  • Demolition/Confined Spaces
  • Recent changes in accepted working practices

This course is designed to allow delegates to maintain and update their current health and safety knowledge.

The SMSTS Refresher course is designed to ensure that personnel maintain and up-date their current health and safety knowledge. The SMSTS refresher course covers changes to legislation, approved codes of practice and best working practice within the industry.

Upon completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  • Appreciate recent developments in construction legislation accident causes, costs and reasons for prevention
  • Understand the legal system, relevant legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, Guidance Notes Codes ofPractice and Case Law
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Monitor health and safety performance
  • Understand best practice in the management of sub-contractors
  • Disseminate information to operatives and sub-contractors.

This course is designed to allow delegates to maintain and update their current health and safety knowledge. Possession of the SMSTS qualification is listed in Appendix 4 of the Approved Code of Practice for the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations L144 as an example of the evidence a site manager could use to demonstrate meeting the required standard.

Successful candidates will be awarded the CITB Site Management Safety Training Certificate.

  • 20 Jul 2017 (Derby)

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