SMSTS Site Management 2 Day Refresher Training Course

Romford / London Region | Thu 31st Dec 2020
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Romford Venue
  • £270 Per Person
  • 20 Places Available
  • 26 & 27

  • Rated 4.7 / 5 By Our Clients

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Course Information

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS-R) course is for delegates who have previously passed the full Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course or subsequent refresher course, and can provide proof of attendance.It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics, many building on the previous five-day course programme....

Who Should Attend?

The SMSTS refresher course aims to:Improve awareness of recent developments in construction, legislation and health, safety, welfare and environmental issuesIdentify measures that will assist the practical implementation of responsibilities established by new legislation, and new working practices.ObjectivesAt the end of the period of training, delegates will be aware of and be able to implement:All updated health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them in their role as a managerNew guidance and industry best practiceTheir duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment.

Joining Instructions

The refresher course is only for delegates who have previously passed the five-day construction Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) or subsequent refresher course, and hold a valid SMSTS certificate. Evidence must be provided to the training provider of their eligibility.If a delegate cannot provide a copy of their certificate, the online card checker can be used to establish if a delegate currently holds a valid SMSTS certificate: available on request/If an individual cannot be located on the system and no evidence of their certificate can be found, they will have to attend the full Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course.Failure to attend the refresher course prior to the expiry of an existing certificate will require delegates to re-enter the scheme by completing the full SMSTS course if they wish to remain in the scheme.

Course Agenda

Delegates taking the SMSTS Refresher course should have a light overview of the learning outcomes listed below:Module 11. Health and safety lawDescribe the purpose of health and safety legislation and the different legislative requirements that must be followed to ensure this is achieved.2. The Health and Safety at Work etc. ActDescribe the legal duties of the employer, self-employed and, to a lesser extent, employee, to promote health and safety awareness and effective standards of safety management by every employer.3. Construction (Design and Management) RegulationsDescribe the CDM Regulations that cover the management of health, safety and welfare on construction projects. Identify what they are about, what they require, what needs to be done and by whom.4. Health and safety policiesDescribe the key principles of a health and safety policy and the organisations arrangements for putting those policies in place. Describe the key benefits of the policy, what it should contain and how it should be used.5. Risk assessments and method statementsDescribe the importance of risk assessments in ensuring a reduction in workplace accidents. Identify the requirements of risk assessments and method statements to be suitable and proportionate to the site-specific risks, fully understood and appreciated by the workforce.6. Induction and trainingDescribe the legal requirements for the provision of information and ensure it is tailored for the audience, understood by the audience and specific to the site. Meet the needs of employee training to maintain competence on site.7. Effective communicationDescribe the importance of good communication on site with all employees, particularly during site induction, and ensuring critical information is conveyed.8. Leaderships and worker engagementDescribe the principles of leadership and worker engagement to influence good working practices on site.9. Inspection and auditDescribe the importance of accurately measuring, monitoring and reporting on health and safety within the workplace. Use reliable information to show health and safety risks are being managed.10. Statutory forms, notices and registersIdentify the statutory and non- statutory forms, notices, signs and registers used within the building and construction industry and the keeping of records and other details.11. Accident prevention, control, reporting and investigationDescribe why accidents happen, the human factors, trends, causes, impacts and preventative measures required, including reporting and follow through. Identify the factors to consider when developing construction phase plans, safe systems of work, assessing risk, undertaking site inspections and daily health and safety management.Module 21. Management of healthDescribe the importance of sustaining good health in the workforce and how to plan and maintain suitable practices to prevent the high costs that work-related ill health causes.2. Welfare facilitiesDescribe the importance of providing suitable welfare facilities and ensure they comply with the CDM Regulations.3. Stress and mental health at workDescribe the importance of a positive approach to managing mental health issues and reducing the costs to industry.4. Drugs and alcoholIdentify, manage and support individuals affected by drugs and alcohol and understand the legal framework that regulates it.5. Control of substances hazardous to healthDescribe the importance of protecting the workforce from exposure to hazardous substances.6. LeadDescribe the implications of lead in buildings, its effect, management, and control.7. AsbestosDescribe the risks asbestos poses to health, and the legal requirements required to manage that risk.8. Dust and fumesDescribe the risks posed by inhalation of airborne particles, how to minimise that risk and protect the workforce.9. NoiseDescribe the risks that excess noise can place on the employee and the surrounding area, and how to mitigate and manage that risk.10. VibrationDescribe how exposure to vibration can have serious health risks. Describe how to assess and control the risk of vibration through control methods.11. Manual handlingDescribe how to reduce the risk of injury within the workforce, taking into account the task, environment and control measures.Module 31. Site organisationDescribe the requirements to be considered when setting out a construction site.2. Fire prevention and control. Dangerous substancesDefine correct fire planning and dangerous substance control, including safe handling and storage. Ensure procedures are in place to manage hazards and risks.3. Electrical safetyDescribe the dangers of working on or near to live electrical circuits. Ensure good working practices are in place.4. Temporary worksDescribe the requirement to manage temporary works and ensure they are planned, maintained and removed appropriately.5. Plant and work equipmentDescribe the importance of control and management of plant and equipment on site. Ensure effective planning, risk assessment, training and maintenance are undertaken.6. Mobile plant and vehiclesDescribe effective planning and control of mobile plant and vehicles. Describe the legal obligations of working with mobile plant on site.7. Lifting operations and equipmentDescribe the legal requirements for lifting operations, equipment and accessories and the steps required to ensure risks are mitigated, planning is undertaken (including selection of equipment) and the correct training and maintenance obligations are met safely and efficiently.8. Mobile workforce and driver safetyDescribe the legal framework and guidance that supports the management of health and safety for mobile, lone and out of hours workers, and the potential risks and how to control them.Module 41. Work at Height RegulationsDescribe the risks surrounding working at height and the plans that must be in place to ensure safety.2. Safe working at heightDescribe the risks that exist from working from height (such as working platforms, scaffolds, ladders, flat and pitched roofs and any work being done near fragile materials, openings, holes and roof edges).3. Common access equipmentDescribe the health and safety requirements when selecting and using common forms of access equipment.4. ScaffoldingDescribe the key safety issues that relate to the use of scaffolds, how to manage scaffolding operations and how to assess suitability of erected scaffolds.5. Fall arrest and suspension equipmentDescribe the importance of fall arrest and suspension equipment.6. ExcavationsDescribe the importance of planning excavations and a safe working practice considering all the elements of the excavation.7. Underground and overhead servicesDescribe the risk factors of working with underground and overhead services, including how to plan the work and manage risk.8. Confined spacesDescribe what a confined space is, how to risk assess it and how to work safely..


Training Venue

The venue is opposite Romford Bus Garage, There is limited spaces in the rear car park and there is street parking with meter charge. Lunch and refreshments are provided.. Lunch and refreshments are provided.. Lunch and refreshments are provided.. Lunch and refreshments are provided.. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

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ConstructionSkills Site Safety Plus certificate The Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS certificate has to be renewed every five years by attending the Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS Refresher course. Course has an examination paper which is compulsory and consists of 25 questions selected by the CITB. Pass is achieved by scoring over 80 in the exam. .

Exam detailsThe examination paper is compulsory and consists of 25 questions, selected by CITB, covering all aspects of the course. The examination pass mark is 80% (28 out of 35).The paper consists of 20 multiple choice questions and 5 short written questions. There are 5 safety critical questions in each exam paper. The delegate must get all 5 of these questions correct to pass the exam.

More Information

The CITB offer a grant to eligible employers that are members of the CITB which will save you money on your training. The SMSTS refresher course is one of our most popular courses and as such we have retrained hundreds of delegates at more than 300 venues. We guarantee to offer you the lowest price with the most convenient options. We also have our unique group option where we will come to your venue and retrain your personel at a date and time of your convenience. Prices start as low as 200 per person which includes books registration and certification.

Group Bookings

If you have an enquiry or a need to train 4 or more persons, then why not ask us to deliver you a private SMSTS Site Management 2 Day Refresher course either on your premises or at one of our nearby training centres on any date that's convenient to you?

The price per person is always comparible if not better than joining one of our open course events and you will benefit from the added convenience of not only selecting the date and venue, but we'll also tailor certain elements of the training to your specific application..

In addition to that, if your delegate numbers are low and you don't have an urgent need to have the training in the next few weeks, then talk to us about setting up an open event near to you on a date of your choosing. The course will definitely go ahead as scheduled and you won't need to travel. Minimum 2 delegates.

Whatever your general requirement, make an enquiry here.


Real Customer Reviews

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Wayne – Fri 8th Jan 2021:

The training course was first class. Good guys. . Karen Fraser is excellent.

Sharron W – Tue 5th Jan 2021:

Only biscuits and coffee

Nick C – Sat 2nd Jan 2021:

Training day held at the Bermondsey training centre was praise. Training fob. Thumbs Up! . Dealing with Karen was a pleasure.

Shirley R – Sat 26th Dec 2020:

Class was genuinely something Id happily recommend.

Evan P – Mon 21st Dec 2020:

Something wholly worth attending...

David M – Sat 19th Dec 2020:

SMSTS Site Management 2 Day Refresher Training session was very well organised. My account manager was Claudia.

Sergiu – Fri 18th Dec 2020:

The learning gained at the SMSTS Site Management 2 Day Refresher training course was entertaining and valuable. Helpful team..

Russell S – Wed 16th Dec 2020:

Thoroughly enjoyable....

Guy H – Sun 13th Dec 2020:

Training day which took place at the British Gas venue recently was at least an 8 out of 10. Helped nicely through the process by Kim.

Andre D – Tue 8th Dec 2020:

Exceptionally good...