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Who Should Attend?

The CITB Construction skills Site Safety Plus Scheme – The 5 day Site Management Safety training scheme (SMSTS) what devised to assist site managers and potential site managers, to develop knowledge awareness and understanding of their legal moral and social responsibilities in respect of health safety and welfare on construction sites.

The course is intended for project managers site managers and supervisors, as well as proprietors of small to medium-sized client-based personnel would also benefit from attending the course.possession of this qualification is listed in the Approved Code of Practice for The Construction, (Design and Management) (CDM) regulations as a demonstration of competence in the role of site manager.

What is the qualification cover?

  • The SMSTS scheme help site managers and supervisors to:
  • Demonstrate their skills contractors and clients
  • Run a safer and more efficient site
  • Identify and avoid potential hazards on site
  • Prepare method statements risk assessments and other statutory requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act

Other benefits include qualifying for CITB Grant under the short course section of the CITB grant scheme. SMSTS is a 5-day course that can be taken on a one-day attendance or as a 5-day block attendance. It’s trains each individual in the essential points of health and safety and shows them how to measure health and safety performance on their own site.

The interactive method for delivery of the course allows for discussion of the subject areas together with the development of risk assessment method statements and health and safety plans for construction activities. At the end of the course each individual has to pass a multiple choice test which qualifies them for the construction site managers safety certificate.

Aims and objectives

Course 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

At the end of the training delegates will be aware of and be able to be;

  • 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

This industry recognised course is ideal for companies who need to meet the ever increasing demand for evidence of sound health and safety management on site. Course fees includes the ConstructionSkills publication Construction Site Safety – Health, Safety and Environmental Information Manual GE700 as well as other course materials.

Programme

The course covers the Health and Safety at Work Act and the regulations relevant to the construction industry to include;

  • Site setup
  • CDM regulations
  • Risk assessment
  • Method statements
  • Scaffolding
  • Electricity
  • Excavations
  • Demolition
  • Confined spaces

It also includes recent changes and accepted working practices. For those who can successfully complete the course there is a recognised certificate.

Course attendance

Delegates are required to attend all sessions, since without full attendance the construction site manager safety certificates will not be awarded. Delegates must attend the days in order in accordance with the course programme to achieve the necessary learning objectives to qualify for the certificate.

Who should attend?

Refresher courses for delegates who have previously passed the full SMSTS course or subsequent refresher course and can provide proof of attendance. It aims to  bring health and safety knowledge up to date thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics many building on the previous 5-day for programme, as well as introducing new subjects.

The certificate has to be renewed every 5 years by attending this SMSTS update course

Aims and objectives

The refresher course aims to;
Improve awareness of recent developments in construction legislation and health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.
Identify measures that will assist the practical implementation of responsibilities established by new legislation and new working practices

At the end of the period of training delegates will be;

Aware of and able to implement all updated health safety welfare and environmental legislation which affects them in their role as manager.
Aware of and able to implement you guidance and Industry best practice.
More aware of their duties and responsibilities with regards to health safety welfare and the environment.

Course Eligibility

Only those delegates who hold an existing SMSTS or subsequent refresher course, and provide evidence to the training provider before attending the course are eligible to attend the refresher course. Failure to attend the refresher course prior to the expiry of an existing certificate will require delegates to re-enter the scheme by completing the full SMSTS course if they wish to remain in the scheme

Assessment

Delegates are assessed by their interaction during the course together with a final multiple choice examination

 

Cost

£295 + VAT Per Person

Who Should Attend?

This course is for those who have or about to enter the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site.

Aims and Objectives

To ensure that individuals responsibilities are understood;

  • To ensure they are carrying out their identified duties
  • What is expected of them
  • To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace

At the end of the course delegates will be able to;

  • Understand the need to prevent accidents
  • Have an understanding of health and safety law
  • Identify how their role fits into the control of management of the site
  • Understand the need for risk assessments and method statements
  • Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
  • Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

Programme

The course covers The Health & Safety at Work Act and the regulation relevant to the construction industry. To Include:

  • General Responsibilities
  • Accident prevention and reporting
  • Manual Handling
  • Working At Height
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Emergency Procedures and first aid
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Hazardous substances
  • Electrical Safety
  • Handheld equipment and tools
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Site transport safety
  • Excavations and confined spaces

It also includes recent changes in accepted work practices. For those who successfully complete the course there is a recognised certificate.

Course Progression

The course is an ideal introduction for obtaining a basic understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities and becoming aware of hazards and risks on site. upon successful completion of this course a natural progression would be the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) two day course.

Existing site managers, agents, surveyors, persons and holding positions of managerial control should attend The Site Management Training Scheme (SMSTS) 5 day course.

Cost

£115 + VAT Per Person

Who Should Attend?

The CITB Construction Skills Site Safety Plus Scheme  – The 2 day Site Supervisor’s Safety Training Scheme SSSTS course is for first line managers –  those have have to, or are about to, acquire supervisory responsibilities.

It provides an introduction to health and safety welfare and environmental issues for those requiring an understanding of their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will provide a sound knowledge base to enable them to give valuable assistance in safely managing a construction site.

Aims and objectives

To ensure Delegates have an overview of their responsibilities for health and safety on construction sites

This course provides the ideal introduction for both supervisors who have had some or little previous health and safety training. It can also be used as a precursor to attendance on 5-days safety training scheme SMS TS course

Is intended to give site supervisor as a clear understanding of how health and safety affects their role and the practical steps they can take to ensure a safe site

To ensure that the all those given supervisory responsibilities understand;

  • Why they are carrying out their identified duties what is expected of them
  • To ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace

To ensure that at the end of the course delegates will be able to

  • Understand the problems of the industry
  • Have an understanding of how Health and Safety law is structured
  • Identify how their supervisory roles fit in with the manager in controlling site safely
  • Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
  • Carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • Understand what is meant by proactive and reactive monitoring and appreciate their need

Programme
The Course covers the Health and Safety at Work Act and the regulations relevant to the construction industry who include:

  • Health and safety law
  • Developing a health and safety management system
  • Occupational health
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Risk assessment and method statements
  • Hazardous substances
  • CDM Regulations
  • Working at height
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Manual handling
  • Accidents and first aid

It also includes recent changes in accepted working practices. For those who successfully complete the course there is a recognised certificate.

Assessment

The method of assessment will be by multiple choice questions at the end of the course, as well as being expected to be interactive during the course

Course progression

The course is an ideal foundation for obtaining a basic understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities for junior management. Upon successful completion of this course the natural progression would be the 5 day Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS course

Existing site managers agents, surveyors and persons holding positions of managerial control should attend the 5 day Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS course

Course duration
2 days

Cost

£225 + VAT Per Person

Who should attend?

This refresher course is for delegates who have previously passed the two day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme course and can provide proof of attendance. It is intended for first line managers who have supervisory responsibilities and now wish to update their skills and knowledge in line with current legislation and maintain their current certificate.

The course includes a wide range of topics many building on the previous 2 day course programme as well as introducing new subjects.

The certificate has to be renewed every 5 years by attending this SSSTS update course.

Aims and objectives

At the end of the course the delegates should;

  • Understand problems currently highlighted in the industry within their role
  • Have an understanding of how Health and Safety law is currently structured
  • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the manager in controlling the site safely
  • Carry out site inductions briefings toolbox talks and understand the need for method statements
  • Improve communication routes within site activities

Programme

The Course covers the Health and Safety at Work Act and the regulations relevant to the construction industry. To include;

  • Current enforcement priorities / HSE / Environment Agency
  • Fire risks and emergency procedures and reporting
  • Best practice updates
  • Noise and vibration
  • Dermatitis
  • Asbestos
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Stress factors
  • Dynamic risk assessment procedures
  • Hazardous substances
  • Work at Height
  • Manual handling
  • Toolbox talks

It also includes recent changes and accepted working practices. For those who those successfully complete the course there is a recognised certificate

Course Eligibility

Only those delegates who hold an existing SSSTS course and provide evidence of the training provider before attending the course are eligible to attend the refresher course. Failure to attend the refresher course prior to the expiry of an existing certificate will require delegates to re-enter the 2 Day SSSTS course if they wish to remain in the scheme.

Assessment

The method of assessment will be by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course as well as being expected to be interactive during the course.

Cost

£150 + VAT Per Person

Who should attend?

The IOSH Leading Safely course aims to provide directors/owners of small and medium-sized enterprises with an understanding of the moral, legal, and business case for proactive health and safety management and give guidance on effective risk management.

What does the qualification cover?

When studying the IOSH leading safely award you will cover the following topics;

  • Understand the importance of strategic health and safety management and its interaction with other Business Systems
  • Understand directors employers statutory duties
  • Identify accident causes and plan for prevention through hazard identification risk assessment and control strategies
  • Appreciate the consequences of failing to manage health and safety effectively
  • Understand the importance of employee selection and the effect of human factors on health and safety
  • Recognise the importance of consultation and communication with employees on health and safety issues
  • Appreciate the significance of performance monitoring for continual improvement of health and safety management

Assessment

The course is assessed by both a final multiple choice exam together with a 30 minutes assessment of an incident, and the action that would require to be taken to defend the organisation.

Cost

£295 + VAT

Who should attend?

The IOSH Managing Safely Certificate aims to introduce managers, at all levels to the different aspects of managing safety and health in the workplace. The IOSH Managing Safely course introduces the multi-disciplinary nature of health and safety at work and covers a range of common workplace hazards.

Benefits for delegates

What they need to know so and are perhaps reluctant to learn about in a refreshingly informal way. Managing safely won’t turn delegates into safety experts but it will give them the knowledge and tools to tackle the health and safety issues they are responsible for. Importantly it brings home just why health and safety is such an essential part of their job.

Benefits for employers

  • Nationally recognised and respected certificated training for managers and supervisors
  • Peace of mind offered by training that designed and quality controlled by the Chartered body for health and safety professionals
  • Flexibility – the four/five day program can be delivered in slots that suit the business
  • Two key areas – health and safety and environmental basics are covered in a single program

What does the qualification cover?

  • Introducing managing safely
  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding your responsibility
  • Identifying hazards investigating Accidents and incidents
  • Measuring performance
  • Protecting our environment

Assessment

In order to confirm the individual’s understanding of the course content, the course is assessed by a multiple choice examination on the final day, together with a project undertaken in the individual’s own working environment which requires to be submitted within 14-days of completion of the course.

Course Duration

4 Days

Cost

Open Course £400 per delegate + VAT

The price includes refreshments and all course materials together with course examination registration fees and certificate, on successful completion of the course.

Who should attend?

The NEBOSH General Certificates has been designed for managers/supervisors and staff from all types of organisations. The certificates gives a broad understanding of health and safety issues and helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take this NEBOSH as a first step towards a career in health and safety. Providing a valuable overview, it is a sound basis for further professional study.

For Persons who have responsibilities for the day today health and safety and have duties to assist in the management of health and safety within a manufacturing environment.

What does the qualification cover?

Covering the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK the NEBOSH National General Certificate focuses on identification and control of workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge.

The NEBOSH training syllabus is mapped to the national occupational standards for health and safety, owned by ENTO, so covers all the bases of what you will need to know

While no previous health and safety knowledge is required we do ask candidates to note that the assessment for this NEBOSH certificate involves a short written report.

Programme

The course covers the Health and Safety at Work Act and is divided into 3 units each of which is assessed separately to include;

Unit NGC1 Management of Health and Safety

  • Health and safety foundations
  • Policy
  • Organising for health and safety
  • Promoting a positive health and safety culture
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of control
  • Monitoring review and audit
  • Incident and Accident Investigation recording and reporting

Unit NGC2 Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Movement of people and vehicles hazards and control
  • Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control
  • Work equipment hazards and control
  • Electrical equipment hazards and control
  • Fire hazards and control
  • Chemical biological health hazards and control
  • Physical and psychological health hazards and control
  • Construction activities hazards and control

Unit NGC3 Health and Safety Practical Application

Course Duration

10 Days Plus 2 x 1/2 Day Exams

Cost

Open Course £1100 per delegate +VAT

This price includes refreshments and all course materials together with course examination registration fees and certificate.

Course Administration and Booking Procedure

Booking Procedure

Provisional bookings can be made by telephone but must be confirmed by booking form, purchase order, letter of email. Any provisional booking that has not been confirmed fourteen days prior to the start of the course may be removed.

Joining instructions, a location map (and an accommodation list if requested) will be sent as soon as payment has been received. Wherever possible invoices will be raised in advance and payments should be received by us seven days prior to the start of the course, unless agreement has been reached to the contrary.

Fees

The information and prices contained on the website, in the news updates and course calendar are correct at the time of publishing, but may be subject to variation. We therefore reserve the right to make any changes that we consider are necessary and to change the fee applying, at the time we receive confirmation of the booking.

VAT

VAT is charged on all fees at the current rate.

Cancellation

In the event of cancellation the following will apply; more than seven days notice given 20% of the fee will be payable, less than seven days notice or non-attendance the full fee will be payable. Delegate substitution is permissible up to the start of the course. Transfer to a later course is subject to a 20% surcharge if notification is received less than 7 days prior to the start of the course. The course fee remains payable as if there had been no transfer.

Occasionally we may need to cancel a course. In this event we will give you as much notice as circumstances permits to any delegate booked on the course. Every effort will be made to accommodate any delegate affected on the next course.