Course Information

SMSTS

Important SMSTS Refresher changes

Candidates must take an SMSTS Refresher course before their existing certificate expires, otherwise the full SMSTS course will have to be taken again. The six month grace period that used to be in place will cease to exist from 1 January 2016. 


Overview

The United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all managers working on UKCG sites.

Course structure

The Health and Safety at Work Act

Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations

Risk assessments/method statements

Recent changes in accepted working practices

Behavioural safety

Management of occupational health

Electricity

Excavations

Working at height

Scaffolding

Demolition

Confined spaces.

Qualifications/certification

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.

This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the SMSTS Refresher course.

Course Elements

Duration:
5 days (block or day release available)

Entry requirements

You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

*Grants available for eligible employers

Please visit citb.co.uk/levy-grant/grants-available for further information 

Assessment and exams

This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations. In addition you will be required to undertake some self-study outside of the course.  You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.

CONTACT US

If you’re looking for a bespoke training package, need help with a booking or want to find out more about CPCS, we’re always happy to help. Simply call 01606 339 414 or email us at info@ncts.co.uk

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