Who Should attend?
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 would benefit from the SMSTS course.
This course will demonstrate how to meet the ever increasing demand for evidence of sound health and safety management on site.
Aims and Objectives:
The SMSTS course aims to help site managers, agents and supervisors 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 responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare
• Recognise a safe site is efficient, economical and productive.
On successful completion of the SMSTS course, delegates will be aware of, and 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.
Assessment & Qualification
The examination paper is compulsory and consists of 25 multiple-choice questions covering all aspects of the SMSTS course, written and selected by CSkills Awards. It forms part of the overall assessment as to whether or not the delegate has successfully achieved the Construction Site Manager’s Safety Certificate and demonstrated both knowledge of the relevant statutory provisions and the application of management, in respect of health and safety issues. The examination demonstrates to external bodies that the certificate is only awarded to successful delegates following both an assessment and examination. The examination lasts for 30 minutes and must be completed within this time. Delegates are permitted to use the Construction Site Safety (GE700) publication and the XA6 Course Notes for the last ten minutes of the examination period. The examination pass mark is 72%.
Certificate is valid for 5 years at which point the 2 day refresher must be taken to renew the certificate prior to expiry.