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Site Management Safety Training Scheme

Engineer and Construction Health & Safety

Course content

  • 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.

The course also includes publications, registration, certification.
BUILDUK recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all managers working on BUILDUK sites.

Teaching and assessment


This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations. You will need to do some self-study outside of the course.


  • Continuous assessment. You need to attend all 5 days – see the Site Safety Plus attendance requirements.
  • Multiple-choice test.​

Qualifications you gain

  • SMSTS – CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.

You must attend the full 37.5 hours of training in order to get the Site Safety Plus certificate. If you can’t attend the full course, you’ll need to enrol and take the course again. You may be charged extra to cover the costs of switching courses.
You need to renew this certificate every five years before it expires by attending the SMSTS Refresher. Otherwise, you’ll need to take the full SMSTS course again.

Entry requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
  • You will need to provide a valid ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence.


For more information please call 03333 448410