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What is CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)?

The CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of your responsibilities when it comes to managing safety on a construction site. When you attend the SMSTS course you will leave with full knowledge of the latest UK health and safety regulations.

Who is the Online SMSTS Course Suitable For?

The online SMSTS course is suitable for construction professionals who hold, or are looking to hold, a more senior position in their organisation. Site managers, agents and quantity surveyors will be required to book a place on this programme; construction and project directors will also benefit from its content. To summarise, the online SMSTS course will benefit any member of staff who is responsible for a team of workers and who needs to plan, organise and monitor their output in a safe, industry-compliant way.

When you book a place on this virtual classroom based SMSTS training course, you can expected to be taught everything you need to know about enforcing the health and safety code of practice on any construction site. You will learn why it’s important to carry out regular risk assessments in the workplace, and you will discover ways to identify, monitor and control the hazards that are often associated with the building and civil engineering sectors.

What's Included in the CITB SMSTS Course?

Delivery Method

This instructor-led SMSTS course is delivered online via Zoom. You can attend the course from anywhere.


You will need to complete the full 5 days, case studies and exercises to the satisfaction of the course instructor. You will also need to sit a CITB exam at the end of the course to prove you are competent.

Course Content

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013
  • Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015
  • Working at Height Regulations 2005
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment 1998
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • Scaffolding
  • Confined Spaces
  • Electricity
  • Excavations
  • Syndicate Exercises
  • 4 Core Exercises (Plan, Do, Check & Act (HSG 65), Site Briefings and Site Setup)
  • 25 Questions, 18 Multiple Choice & 7 Written Questions
  • Pass Rate 81%

SMSTS Course Dates

SMSTS online courses are scheduled regularly. You can view the scheduled course dates on the right hand side of this page.

Important please note: some of these online SMSTS courses are scheduled five consecutive Saturdays. If you do not wish to attend on weekends please check your course dates. Envico can not be held responsible for incorrect bookings.

How to Refresh Your SMSTS Certificate

To refresh your SMSTS certificate we recommend that you book onto the 2-day SMSTS Refresher course no longer than 3 years after the initial training, however the refresher course can be taken up to 5 years after.

Legislation within the construction industry, along with the culture that underpins it, is changing from quarter to quarter, so attending regular refresher programmes is the only way to ensure that you are keeping up to date with the latest rules and regulations.


The only way to guarantee that you as a site manager are equipped for your role is to ensure you attend every single training session that takes place.

Prior Studying

You can attend the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course if you wish, however it is not an essential requirement.


How ling is the SMSTS certificate valid for?

The SMSTS certificate is officially valid for 5 years after the date of completion of the training course.

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For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone, an internet connection and Zoom.

To attend a remote online course delegates must have access to a computer, laptop, tablet or phone that uses a microphone and webcam.

Connection quality is the responsibility of the delegate. If you have any issues connecting to zoom please visit Zoom's System Requirements for PC, Mac, and Linux here.

E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.

Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.

Step 1

Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.

Step 2

Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.

Step 3

You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

Our aim at Target Zero is to lead the way in health, safety and environmental training bringing solutions to the construction sector and many other industries, offering support in working safely and sustainably.

Why Choose Us?

As a leading national training provider, we have an excellent reputation and a high success rate in delivering practical, interactive training by a group of professional trainers, with industry experience.

Envico Limited is an independent intermediary partnering with Target Zero Training. Envico is not accredited by or associated with CITB in any way. All CITB courses advertised on this website are advertised and delivered by independent and established CITB accredited training providers.