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Site Management Safety Training Scheme FAQs

We have been running Site Safety Plus Courses for just over 18 months now and the feedback we get from delegates on these courses are phenomenal.

Our next course will be the Site Management Safety Training Scheme starting on 7th December. This time, the course will be held in our Omagh Training Venue.

If you work in the Construction Sector, you might know about the Site Management Safety Training Scheme. If not, here are some of our frequently asked questions about the course.

How many days is the SMSTS Course?

The course lasts for 5 days.

Should I complete this course?

Existing site managers, others involved with site management within the construction industry and those wishing to become site managers.

Is the course mandatory for site managers?

Yes, this qualification is mandatory for anyone who wants to work as a site manager on site for main contractors who are part of the UK Contractors Group.

Where do I complete the course?

Delegates can complete this course at one of our training centres. The course is tutor led and classroom based. Delegates can book this course for a number of candidates and can be run at their own venue.

What will I learn?

  • The legal background to safe site management and awareness of regulations
  • Safe set up on site, CDM regulations, assessments of risk and raising method statements
  • Safety considerations in different operational scenarios including scaffolding and working at heights, demolition works, electrical works, excavations and confined spaces
  • Accident reporting and reporting requirements under the RIDDOR regulations
  • Maintaining a positive health and safety culture within the workplace, best practice and communications

How do I pass the course?

  • Complete all of the course days
  • Successfully interact with the class and pass exercises set during the course
  • Complete and pass a multiple choice assessment end of the course

Will I receive a certificate?

Candidates that successfully pass the course will achieve a certificate that is valid for five years.

How much do I pay?

The course costs £525+VAT, this includes cost of publications, registration and certificates.

Great – where can I sign up?

You can book online HERE or call us on 028 8225 6772 to book.