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    Skills & Training fund

    Did you know that CITB registered SME employers with up to 99 employees can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to cover the cost of their short duration courses? This includes any Site Safety Plus courses. Employers can submit one claim every 12 months.

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  • Training for the construction industry

    The first phase of the changes being made by CITB will see new standards introduced for the following:

    Excavator 360, above 10 tonnes (tracked), Forward tipping dumper (wheeled), Rear tipping dumper/ dump truck: articulated chassis (all sizes), Ride on Roller, Telescopic handler: all sizes excluding 360 slew, Industrial forklift, Plant and Vehicle Marshaller, Slinger, Signaller: all types, all duties

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  • Training for the construction industry

    CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO)

    As a CITB Approved Training Organisation, as well as the automatic claims for CPCS courses and NVQ's, we can now claim on your behalf for NPORS and In-house courses. The rates are tiered in the same way the CPCS courses are. For more information give one of our sales team a call on 01189700200 or...

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Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) - 5 Day


This SMSTS training course is spread over 5 days.

Who Should Attend? 

Any person within the building, construction and civil engineering industries, who has responsibility for any part of site management for example contract, project, and site managers, foremen or engineers, quantity surveyors, planners and those training to hold such positions.


This programme is designed to enable Managers to organise, monitor and measure both health and safety performance on site, and to establish and maintain safe systems and safe methods of work, satisfying legislative requirements from information obtained during the course together with experience gained.


  • Introduction to health and safety law, duties, responsibilities, enforcement and sanctions
  • Overviews/explanations of relevant construction activity legislation
  • Accident costs, causes, investigation, prevention and reporting requirements
  • Risk assessment and 'principles of prevention'
  • Safety management systems, policies, plans, performance and measuring
  • Management of Contractors
  • Development of 'safe systems of work' and permit systems
  • Effective communicating
  • Behavioural science including awareness of human error


By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Erect & Dismantle Mobile Access Towers to the required safe working level 
  • Use and Inspect all aspects of Aluminium Tower
  • Select the correct work equipment and restraint systems to help prevent falls from height
  • Carry out inspections of equipment to ensure they are safe and fit for purpose
  • Keep accurate records and report dangerous occurrences in line with the legislation(RIDDOR)
  • Understand the recognised “do’s & don’ts” when working with Access Towers and the associated equipment

Training Methods 

By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management and supervisory role understand their legal, moral and social obligations to maintain a healthy and safe site, as well as consider the benefits and costs of implementation to their organization, Identify and avoid potential hazards on site, prepare method statements, risk assessments and other statutory requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act.


If the candidate successfully passes the course, they will receive the CITB accredited certificate.

Date and Costs

20/02/2023, 27/02/2023, 06/03/2023, 13/03/2023 & 20/03/203.
31/07/2023, 07/08/2023, 14/08/2023, 21/08/2023 & 29/08/2023.
06/11/2023, 13/11/2023, 20/11/2023, 27/11/2023 & 04/12/2023.

£495.00 p/p *Available CITB Grant - Please see CITB website or call for details.

Call 01189 700 200 or email