CITB – Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

11th March 2019

Why Choose MBO Safety Services?

  • Our pass rates are in excess of 90%
  • Delivered by Instructors who are Chartered members of IOSH
  • Quality Assurance, course content very thorough and engaging, various teaching techniques used to deliver key points.
  • Excellent training venues with complementary refreshments
  • Course can be delivered at your premises for group bookings

Course Duration

5 day

Course Cost

£455.00 + VAT
Includes course material and assessment.


This course is designed for site managers, agents and persons who are, or are about to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and workforce.

This course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures, and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.

This course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all managers working on Build UK sites.


Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. We recommend that this course is renewed every three years.

Course duration

5 days.


Introduction – Introduction to GE 700 Construction Site Safety and XA6 SMSTS delegate workbook.

Aims and Objectives – To:

Manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management or supervisory role.

Develop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety and welfare.

Recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical and productive.

Implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work.

Health and Safety Law – Covering acts, regulations, approved codes of practices, guidance (HSE/industry), criminal law, powers of inspectors and improvement and prohibition notices.

Management of Contractors and the Working Environment - Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.

Working at Height

Management of Plant, Equipment and Systems of Work – lifting appliances, lifting gear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Construction Health Risks – Welfare, hazardous substances, asbestos, vibration, noise, electricity at work, fire prevention, confined spaces etc.

Monitoring – inspections, surveys, tours, auditing, accident reporting and investigation.

Communication and Co-operation – duties to provide information, instruction and training, engaging with contractors and workers.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements: however, delegates should hold or be about to hold the role of a construction manager.


Assessment will be by multiple choice questions at the end of the course and completion of core exercises and a case study. Delegates are also expected to be interactive during the course.


MBO Safety Services Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements.
Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Multiple UK Locations

Each of our training venues have been carefully selected to ensure that delegates are provided with a comfortable learning environment. All rooms have natural lighting, air conditioning and provide quality food and refreshments.

  • Mentor for IOSH, 1 of only 120 worldwide
  • Midlands West District Chairman for 5 years
  • Heavily involved in new IOSH Competence Framework
  • Chartered Member of IOSH for over 8 years
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