Site Management Safety (SMSTS)

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Course Aim

By the end of this course learners will be able to implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation which affects them during their daily work. They will also be able to implement new guidance and industry best practice and state their duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment 

This course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers. 

If no dates are available, please don’t hesitate to contact our team for more information on our upcoming open courses, waiting list inclusion, or to discuss arranging a closed course tailored to your team’s specific needs.

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Course Content

The course will cover: 

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 
  • Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 
  • Risk assessments/method statements 
  • Recent changes in accepted working practices 
  • Behavioural safety 
  • Management of occupational health 
  • Electricity 
  • Excavations 
  • Working at height 
  • Scaffolding 
  • Demolition 
  • Confined spaces. 

Training is delivered in a classroom environment, with group interaction throughout.


Who should attend

This SMSTS course is for project managers, site managers and supervisors, business owners and clients looking to gain an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues on construction sites. 

Learners should hold, or be about to hold, the role of a manager and must be competent in English at site management level.   

Where to attend

Courses are held at our training centre in Kirkcaldy.



5 days  


Assessment will be by an end of course exam paper, the completion of four core exercises and a trainer review, for which the learner will need to gain a PASS in all elements of the review. 

The exam consists of 35 questions and candidates must achieve a pass rate of 80%. 


£500  +VAT per person.


Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to take a refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken. 

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Midfield Skills Development Centre

Midfield Road, Mitchelston Industrial Estate



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