Site Management Safety Training Scheme – RefresherCITB

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Awarding Body


Course Reference

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) – Refresher


2 day (15 hours)


Multi choice written exam

Entry requirements

The refresher course is only for delegates who have previously passed the five day SMSTS or subsequent refresher course, and hold a valid SMSTS certificate. Evidence must be provided to the training provider of their eligibility.

Failure to attend the refresher course prior to the expiry of the existing certificate will require delegates to re-enter the scheme by completing the full SMSTS course if they wish to remain in the scheme.


Provided by CITB

Number of delegates

Minimum 3 – Maximum 20

Course Introduction

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is a two day course for delegates who have previously passed the full Site Management Safety training Scheme (SMSTS) course or subsequent refresher course, and can provide proof of attendance.

It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace.  The course provides an opportunity to revisit the wide range of topics from the previous five day course.

Course Aims

To help site managers to :

  • Manage and implement health, safety and environmental aspects on site, in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their management role.
  • Implement new guidance and industry best practice.
  • Develop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety, welfare and the environment
  • Recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical, productive and environmentally friendly.

Course Content

  • Health and Safety law
  • Health and Safety At Work Act
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)
  • Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Induction and Training
  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership and worker engagement
  • Inspection and Audit
  • Statutory Forms, Notices and Registers
  • Accident prevention, control, reporting and investigation
  • Management of health
  • Welfare facilities
  • Stress and mental health at work
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Control of substances hazardous to health
  • Lead
  • Asbestos
  • Dust and fumes
  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Manual handling
  • Site organisation
  • Fire prevention and control, and dangerous substances
  • Electrical safety
  • Temporary Works
  • Work Equipment and hand held tools
  • Mobile work equipment
  • Lifting operations and equipment
  • Mobile workforce and driver safety
  • Working at Height Regulations
  • Working at Height
  • Common access equipment
  • Scaffolding
  • Fall arrest and suspension equipment
  • Excavations
  • Underground and overhead services
  • Confined spaces

Book or Enquire Now

To book a course, or for more information, please call our Training Team on 01905 425 468.

Scott explained the course details very well and I understood and enjoyed the practical. Top man Scott. Good training facilities.

Watertight Management
Mark Matthias, Watertight Management