SMR - Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher

Introduction

The SMSTS Refresher course is for delegates who have previously passed the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course, or a subsequent refresher course.

 

This Refresher brings your health and safety knowledge up to date and provides a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. It builds on the material in the original course as well as introducing new subjects.

 

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • implement all updated health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects your management role

  • implement new guidance and industry best practice

  • fulfil your duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment

 

Important SMSTS Refresher changes

Delegates 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.

Content covered during this course include:

  • 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

Course Information

Course duration:

  • Two days training and assessment

 

Entry requirements

  • This course is for delegates who have previously passed the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course, or a subsequent refresher course.
  • Delegates 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.

 

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.

 

Qualifications/certification

  • Delegates who successfully complete the course are awarded the CITB Construction Skills Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher certificate.

Booking and further information

For further information or to book a place please call 08433 301236 or email us