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SMSTS - Site Management Safety Training Scheme


SMSTSThe Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is one of the most highly regarded health and safety training courses for the Construction, Building Maintenance and Facilities Management sectors and is achieved by 1000's of construction personnel each year.

This industry-recognised training course is also ideal for companies that need to meet the ever increasing demand for evidence of health and safety compliance.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for construction site managers, agents, and project directors, plus other construction personnel who are, or are about to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and workforce.

Possession of the SMSTS qualification is one of the competency requirements for site managers in the Approved Code of Practice to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007. Evidence of training is often required in tender applications and pre-qualification Health & Safety questionnaires.

Course Content

The SMSTS training course covers the Health & Safety at Work Act and the regulations relevant to the Construction Industry (and other workplaces), including:New-Course-Price-485-with-Levy-1

  • Site Set Up
  • CDM Regulation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Method Statements
  • Scaffolding Awareness
  • Monitoring Health & Safety
  • Electricity on Site
  • Excavations
  • Demolition
  • Confined Spaces
  • Fire Prevention
  • Management of Contractors


At the end of the CITB SMSTS course, each individual also has to pass a short test and present a suitable health and safety solution to a site activity which qualifies them for the Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate.

This certificate expires every five years. After this period certificate holders are required to sit the SMSTS two day refresher course to renew their qualification for a further five years.


5 Days inclusive


Fee: £485 + VAT per delegate (for attendance to SMC open courses)

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Registration
  • Examination Entry Fees
  • Comprehensive Course Notes
  • Certificate (on successful completion)

This course can also be run in-house for up to 20 people per course
Fee: Please call for a quote

Companies that are eligible for CITB grant refund can claim a grant back for each successful candidate who completes the course. Please ask us about CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy & Grants for more info.