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Course Details

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

SMSTS Overview

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme is designed to provide understanding and knowledge of the health and safety within the construction industry. The SMSTS course covers all appropriate legislation which relate to safe working in the building and construction sites as well as civil engineering industries. It emphasises the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of appropriate control measures and suitable communication to sustain a health and safety ethos within the company and its employees.

Who should attend

The SMSTS course is intended for project managers, site managers and site supervisors as well as proprietors of small to medium sized companies.

You should also consider this course if you wish to or already have the responsibilities for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of individuals at the workplace.

Course aims and objectives


The SMSTS course aims to help site managers and supervisors to:

  • Manage health and safety on site in line with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management or supervisory roles.
  • Develop an understanding of responsibilities and chain of accountability for site health, safety and welfare.
  • Understand that a safe site is efficient, economical and productive.


At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work
  • implement new guidance and industry best practice
  • state their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment. 


Course duration

The course is conducted across 5 consecutive days. The course is usually run from 9am in the morning to 5pm in the evening.

Course requirements

There are no course requirements. However please note, basic understanding of English is required and good punctuality across the 5 days of the course.

We pride our-selves on accommodating everyone. Therefore, if there are any special requirements or reasonable adjustments required then please let us know and we will endeavour to accommodate those requests.

Course Agenda

  • Introduction to health and safety law, legislations, duties, responsibilities, enforcement and sanctions
  • CDM Regulations and other relevant construction regulations
  • Accidents – costs, causes, investigation, prevention and reporting systems
  • Risk assessment and appropriate risk control
  • Safety management systems, policies, plans and performance
  • Management of contractors
  • Development of ’safe systems of work’ and permit systems
  • Effective communications on site
  • Behavioural science including awareness of human error
  • Motivating good safety behaviour
  • Construction company’s duties and responsibilities
  • Responsibilities of Managers, Supervisors and Operatives
  • Planning for health and safety management on a project, including work at height, confined spaces, excavations, electricity, scaffolding and demolition


Course Assessment/Certification

The SMSTS course is assessed with exercises and an exam at the end of the course. Each delegate must pass both the exercises and exam to qualify for the certificate.

The delegate also needs to attend all 5 days of the course in the correct sequence in accordance with CITB rules.

The SMSTS certificate expires after five years but can be renewed by attending a short 2 day refresher course.

Discount Price:

AIG Academy’s normal price for the SMSTS course is £599 ex VAT.

Currently we are running a discount price of £350 ex VAT. This promotion includes everything listed above and is ideal for individuals who wish to attain the SMSTS certificate and improve their career prospects.

With our promotion you will also get a free resit. Not only that, you will also receive our services for professional CV writeup.

Course summary

  • Course name: Site Management Safety Training Scheme
  • Course duration: 5 days, normally from 9am to 5pm
  • Delivery method: Classroom
  • Requirements: None
  • Discount price: £350 ex VAT
  • Awarding body: CITB

Course schedule and prices :

Course Name Dates Location Duration Main Price(£) Discount Percentage(%) Price(£) Action Special Offers
Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Day 1: 07-05-2018
Day 2: 08-05-2018
Day 3: 09-05-2018
Day 4: 10-05-2018
Day 5: 11-05-2018
Greater London, Barking

5 499 10 % 449 Contact

Discount on tailored CV from £34

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Day 1: 21-05-2018
Day 2: 22-05-2018
Day 3: 23-05-2018
Day 4: 24-04-2018
Day 5: 25-04-2018
Greater London, Barking

5 499 10 % 449 Contact

Discount on Tailored CV from £34

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Day 1: 04-06-2018
Day 2: 05-06-2018
Day 3: 06-06-2018
Day 4: 07-06-2018
Day 5: 08-06-2018
Greater London, Barking

5 499 10 % 449 Contact

Discount on tailored CV from £34