CITB Accredited Site Management Safety Training Scheme

The Site management safety training scheme will be hosted at:

Studio 44
Battlefield Enterprise Park
Stafford Drive

Or Can be joined by Zoom.

The Site management safety training scheme (SMSTS) is a five-day course designed for site managers, or aspiring site managers. It is designed for those with responsibility for managing, monitoring, implementing, and reporting in a construction environment.

The course covers relevant health, safety and environmental legislation affecting 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.


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

Learners should be able to achieve all the learning outcomes below

  1. Health and safety law
  2. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act
  3. Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations
  4. Health and safety management systems
  5. Risk assessments and method statements
  6. Induction and training
  7. Effective communication
  8. Leadership and worker engagement
  9. Inspection and audit
  10. Statutory forms, notices and registers
  11. Accident prevention, control, reporting and investigation
  1. Management of health
  2. Welfare facilities
  3. Stress and mental health at work
  4. Drugs and alcohol
  5. Control of substances hazardous to health
  6. Lead
  7. Asbestos
  8. Dust and fumes
  9. Noise
  10. Vibration
  11. Manual handling
  1. Site organisation
  2. Fire prevention and control, and dangerous substances
  3. Electrical safety
  4. Temporary works
  5. Work equipment and hand-held tools
  6. Mobile work equipment
  7. Lifting operations and equipment
  8. Mobile workforce and driver safety
  1. Work at Height Regulations
  2. Working at height
  3. Common access equipment
  4. Scaffolding
  5. Fall arrest and suspension equipment
  6. Excavations
  7. Underground and overhead services
  8. Confined spaces

Entry is at the discretion of the centre. There are no formal entry requirements, however, delegates should hold, or be about to hold, the role of a site manager. Previous health and safety knowledge is recommended. Those without previous health and safety management experience are recommended to sit the two-day SSSTS course. Delegates must be competent in written and spoken English necessary for operating efficiently at site management level.

This qualification is delivered in a face-to-face setting over a five-day period or can be done remotely via Zoom.