SMSTS Refresher Course

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SMSTS RefresherThe CITB SMSTS Refresher course is needed to ensure your SMSTS qualification remains valid. The SMSTS course is more in-depth than the Site Supervisors (SSSTS) course and demonstrates how to meet the ever-increasing demand for evidence of sound health and safety management on site.

How long is the SMSTS Refresher course?
Two day

Who should attend the SMSTS Refresher?
People who have a valid SMSTS certificate who need to complete a refresher before their SMSTS expires.

Is the SMSTS Refresher course accredited?
CITB accredited

When does my SMSTS certificate expire?
ATO Logo We ClaimFive years ( you will need to attend an SMSTS Refresher)

CITB Grant
You can claim up to £60 as long as you provide us with your CITB Levy number either at the time of booking or on the day of the course.

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at those who currently hold a valid SMSTS certificate. Therefore, before your SMSTS certificate expires you must attend the refresher course. The minimum requirement for entry is that the delegate can understand, write and speak English well. Photographic ID and the delegates national insurance number must be provided on the first day of the course.

Course Objectives

By the end of the Construction Industry Training Board Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher course, the delegate will:

  • CITBGain knowledge in the Health and Safety at Work Act and CDM Regulations 2015
  • Have a greater knowledge of site set-up, risk assessments/method statements and working at height
  • Better understand the health and safety implications of working with scaffolding, electricity, excavations, demolition and confined spaces
  • Have an awareness of any recent changes in accepted working practices and behavioural safety

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Course Content

The content covered by the CITB SMSTS Refresher course refreshes you in the following units:

  • Risk assessments
  • Explanation and overviews of construction legislation
  • An initiation to health and safety law and the duties, responsibilities and sanctions surrounding it
  • Awareness of human error
  • Motivating staff
  • Planning health and safety for projects
  • Recognising the responsibility of the workforce
  • Communicating effectively
  • Managing contractors
  • The procedure of an accident occurring on site and the process following the accident
  • Development of permit systems and safe systems of work
  • A safe system of work production
  • Awareness of an organisation’s responsibilities and duties

What is Required to Pass the CITB SMSTS Refresher Course?

This course is assessed throughout the training. On the last day, you must display a presentation in front of other group members. You will also complete an examination.

Further Development

Further qualifications include the NEBOSH Construction Certificate and the NVQ Level 6 Diploma in Construction Site Management.




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Date: 18 Nov 2019

£300.00 + VAT

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