The SMSTS Refresher course is a 2-day site management training course for delegates who have previously passed the full 5 day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) CITB course. Candidates must be able to provide proof of attendance to the full SMSTS course to be eligible for the two-day SMSTS Refresher course.

Successful delegates will receive a CITB SMSTS certificate which will be valid for 5 years.

Please note that candidate’s current SMSTS OR SMSTS Refresher certificate must not have expired; if this is the case, the candidate will need to re-take the full five-day SMSTS course.

CITB Course Detail

This CITB SMSTS Refresher course aims to bring the candidate’s health and safety knowledge up to date in line with current legislature, as well as covering any changes to legislation and their impact on the workplace thoroughly.

This CITB course includes the following elements:

 Recent changes to legislation surrounding construction, health and safety, welfare and environmental issues.

 The Health and Safety at Work Act, CDM, new regulations and regulations updates within the construction industry. Latest HSE Guidance, ACoP updates and HSE initiatives, which impact on site safety and best practices

 An overview of proposed or impending legislation Latest accident statistics, costs of accidents, causes, and management responsibilities and methods of prevention.

 Methods for motivating the workforce towards safety behaviour, tool box talks and site inductions.

Full attendance is mandatory, and candidates will be continually assessed during the course and be required to participate in syndicate exercises during the course. There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course.

Successful candidates will receive the CITB SMSTS certificate, which is issued on completion and is valid for 5 years.