SMSTS Training (CITB) - Site Management Training

£445 per delegate. This may be less for special offers on specific course dates and in-company training courses

Duration: 5 days

Trainer: M180SC

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This 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 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.

Aims and Objectives

To help site/contract managers and agents to: 

- Manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions within the context of their managerial role 
- Develop an understanding of responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare 
- Recognise a safe site is efficient, economical and productive

At then end of the period of training, delegates will be aware of and able to: 

- Implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work 
- Implement new guidance and industry best practice 
- State their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and environment

Course Delivery

In order to maintain the optimum continuity and to maximise a delegates comprehension and participation the CITB’s favoured method of delivery is to hold the course over five consecutive  days, however day release comprising one or two days a week for up to a maximum of five weeks is an acceptable alternative.

Delegate Numbers 

The maximum number of delegates at the training provider's premises is 12 and the minimum is 7. Where a course takes place on a clients premises the maximum number of delegates is 20. 

Course Materials 

- CITB GE 700 Construction Site safety Manuals - included 
- CITB XA6 SMSTS Course Notes - included

Course Programme

Day 1 

- Introductions and course background 
- Pre-course questionnaire ‘what do you know?’ 
- Report back on the pre-course questionnaire 
- Health and safety facts and figures, accident prevention 
- Health and safety management systems 
- Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & legal system 
- Health and safety policies, managers’ responsibilities 
- Policy implementation 
- Exercise 1: implementing health and safety legislation

Day 2 

Working at Height

- Planning & organising the work
- Risk assessment
- Access equipment 

The Working Environment

- Site layout & planning
- Transport & logistics
- Housekeeping
- Material management 

Management of Contractors

- Construction (Design & Management) Regs
- HSE Core Criteria for Company & Individual competence 

Health and Safety Management for plant, equipment and systems of work


Exercise 2: Managers’ and Supervisors’ responsibilities

Day 3 

Report back on Exercise 2 

Health and Safety Management on site

- Noise
- Vibration
- Manual handling
- Asbestos
- Environmental & waste management 

Monitoring Health and Safety

- Inspections
- Surveys, tours
- Health and safety auditing
- Accident reporting and investigation
- Pro & reactive monitoring 

Exercise 3: Site briefing (developing specific site instructions for a construction project)

Day 4 

Health and Safety Communications and Training

- Behavioural safety & change
- Provision of information, instruction & training
- Competencies 

Construction Health and Safety

- Electricity
- Services
- Fire precautions
- Confined spaces 

Site Planning & Layout

- Introduction to core exercise
- Explanation of the requirements to plan health and safety within the context of a project

Day 5 

- Final presentation 
- Delegates present their site layouts and planning 
- Debrief & discussion of the exercise and presentation of material 
- Examination 
- Close 


Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a CITB accredited certificate which is valid for five years. 

Please note that as of the 1st January 2016, CITB Site Management / Site Supervisor certificates will no longer have a six month grace period and candidates will need to attend a Refresher course before the expiry date of their original certificate. 
Telephone Hotline 01933 233884

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Deptford - London London, London All Areas, London East, London South, South East Mon 4 Dec 17 This course runs over five consecutive days, start date as indicated. 5 £445 + VAT BOOK ENQUIRE
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