Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) – Refresher

The refresher course aims to improve delegates’awareness of recent developments in construction, legislation and health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.






2 Days

Valid for

5 Years


Supported by CITB grant

About this course

The SMSTS refresher course is designed for delegates who have previously passed the full SMSTS course and the validity of their original certificate is due to expire. It is intended to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as exploring any legislative changes and their impact in the workplace.

The CITB – Construction Skills Site Safety Plus Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher Course covers the following:

  • Regulations update and overview
  • Work at height regulations
  • Fall-arrest and suspension
  • Equipment
  • Control of noise and vibration
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Risk assessment
  • CDM regulations
  • Accident reporting, investigation, prevention and control
  • Management of heath on site
  • Behaviour-based safety
  • Drugs and alcohol misuse

Who this course is for

Only delegates who hold an existing SMSTS or subsequent refresher course and can provide evidence are eligible to attend the refresher course. Delegates who have exceeded the six-month grace period are not eligible to take the refresher course. It is important that all delegates have a good understanding of spoken and written English.


This course is delivered in a classroom setting with group discussions with a mutiple choice test paper taken at the end of the course.


CITB Accreditation valid for 5 years.


This course is delivered as a short intensive course, preferably over two consecutive days although it can be evidence on two non-consecutive days if required by the client. Training involves classroom-based tutorials and practical exercises.

Additional Information

If a delegate cannot provide a copy of their certificate, it may be possible to receive confirmation from Construction Skills Helpdesk on 0844 844 1315. The Helpdesk will require delegate information such as registration number, date of birth or National Insurance number in order to locate the appropriate record.

Check price and availability

  • A member of our training team will contact you with course details, locations and prices.

Entry Requirements

It is important that all delegates have a good understanding of spoken and written English.