CITB SMSTS Course Online (Instructor-led)

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What is the CITB SMSTS Course?

The CITB SMSTS or Site Management Safety Training Scheme is a five day training course for site managers.

This SMSTS course is created for managers who are responsible for the planning, organising, monitoring and controlling of groups of staff.

Why Take this SMSTS Course?

Site managers working in civil engineering, building and the construction industry will benefit immensely from this SMSTS training course.

You will learn all the relevant health and safety legislation that affects working in these industries and your duties and responsibilities. With this knowledge, you will have the necessary tools needed to maintain a safety culture within your workplace.

As one of our top CITB training courses; the CITB SMSTS online course or classroom option should be the first course you attend if you are a site manager, or aspire to become one.

What Does this SMSTS Training Course Involve?

This SMSTS course covers the following topics:

  • Health and safety facts and the role of a manager
  • Health and safety law, regulations and legislations
  • First aid provision and reporting injuries
  • Asbestos
  • Waste and risk management
  • Mental health awareness

How is the SMSTS Online (Instructor-led) Course Delivered?

Our SMSTS online course is delivered online via a virtual classroom using Zoom. The courses are ideal for busy Site Managers who can’t easily be away from the site for five days of external training.

The remote element eliminates the need to travel to a physical venue to complete the course. To join the SMSTS training online course, delegates have to log in via the link provided through a computer or laptop with a camera, screen, microphone and access to the internet.

The SMSTS online course is delivered live by a CITB trainer who covers the same content as the classroom course. Delegates can interact with the trainer and other delegates via web-chat or video.

Delegates will be provided with a downloadable digital copy of the course book, and the final exam is completed online.

Just like the classroom course, we have multiple dates available to book the SMSTS course online.

Benefits of the SMSTS Course

  • Helps to implement a health and safety culture among the workforce
  • Endorsed by Build UK
  • Helps to increase productivity and efficiency in the workplace
  • Gives you the knowledge to empower your workforce and fulfil your responsibilities

The SMSTS course provides you with a thorough understanding of health and safety, and environmental legislation affecting safe working.

With this knowledge, you will be able to manage your workforce more efficiently.

The content covered by this CITB course includes:

Day 1

  • Health and safety: facts and figures, accident prevention.
  • Health and Safety and The Manager: types of work, range of activities, the role of a manager, leadership styles, and the consequences of failing to manage health and safety.
  • Health and safety and the legal system in the UK: Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASWA), The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, and Implementing Health & Safety Legislation.

Day 2

  • Working at Height Regulations 2005: scaffolding types, risk assessments, working at heights hazards, scaffold inspection, safety provisions (ladders, harness, fall arrest).
  • The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015: key regulations changes, the construction phase plan and information on duty holders.
  • The Protective Equipment Regulations 1992: harmful substances, reducing the risk, eye and skin protection.
  • RIDDOR: reporting injuries and the types of injuries.
  • First Aid Provision:  first aid equipment, first aid staff and the HSE recommendations.

Day 3

  • Various legislation: COSHH Regulations; Noise at Work Regulations, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, and Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005.
  • Asbestos: what is it? Who is at risk? Asbestos-related diseases.
  • Waste and environmental management: Environmental Protection Act 1990 and dealing with construction waste.
  • Risk assessments and risk management: qualitative/quantitative, evaluating risks, and control measures.

Day 4

  • Various legislation: Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, and Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • Construction hazards: electricity at work, underground and overhead services, excavations, confined spaces and fire precautions.
  • Occupational health: drugs and alcohol in the workplace and mental health awareness.

Day 5

Assessment: You are assessed on your involvement throughout the training and your performance on the four core exercises of the course. The four exercises include:

  • Implementing health and safety legislation
  • Managers and supervisors responsibilities
  • Construction site briefing
  • Construction site layout

On the last day, you must display a presentation in front of the other group members and complete a multiple-choice examination.

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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.

To join online courses, delegates have to log in via a link provided through a computer or laptop with a camera, screen, microphone and access to the internet.

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 and Online (Instructor-led) training is more flexible, efficient, and cost-effective.

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 outside of normal working hours, over weekends or on 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.

3B Training deliver world class Health & Safety training courses in venues across the UK,
online over Zoom and at client’s addresses. They also offer a variety of National Vocational
Qualifications (NVQs) and e-learning courses.

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