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Summary

The CITB Construction Skills SMSTS Course is designed for Site Managers and Site Supervisors in training to become Site Managers and a need to understand their legal duties within the construction industry.

It is highly recommended for those who want to manage sites both competently and safely. The SMSTS qualification is also mandatory for those who want to work as Site Managers on sites for main contractors who are part of the United Kingdom Contractors group. The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries.

This course is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) as the standard training for all supervisors working on UKCG sites. Grants for these training courses are available to CITB Levy Payers.

Course Objectives

The SMSTS site safety training course, includes the following elements: –

  • 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.

Teaching and Assessment

  • This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies and classroom discussion
  • Final test: Multiple choice questions

Qualifications Gained

  • CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. This Certification is valid for 5 years. To re-main certified you must retake this course before the expiry date

Duration

  • 5 Days (8 hours per day)
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided

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Summary

The CITB Construction Skills SSSTS Course is designed for team leaders, foremen, gangers, first line managers and supervisors with supervisory responsibilities and a need to understand their legal duties within the construction industry.

Through an understanding of legal responsibilities supervisors can better contribute to the instruction, supervision and monitoring of safety on site. The SSSTS course is an ideal foundation for attaining a basic understanding of health & safety duties and responsibilities for junior management in construction work.

This course is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) as the standard training for all supervisors working on UKCG sites. Grants for these training courses are available to CITB Levy Payers.

Course Objectives

The SSSTS site safety training course, includes the following elements: –

  • Legal requirements regarding health and safety
  • Regulations and health and safety acts
  • Carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • Guidance notes and approved codes of practice
  • The types of accidents that occur within the construction industry, what causes them and how they can be prevented
  • How to conduct a risk assessment

Teaching and Assessment

  • This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies and classroom discussion
  • Final test: 30 minutes

Qualifications Gained

  • CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. This Certification is valid for 5 years. To re-main certified you must retake this course before the expiry date

Duration

  • 2 Days. 7.5 hours per day.
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided

To find out more about this course and to book your training with Trainbase click Enquire below.

Courses available soon: Confined spaces, Working at height, Scaffolding courses and IOSH.

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