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SMSTS Courses Leicester

The Site Manage Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is designed specifically for managers or owners who are in the civil engineering or construction industry. It allows workers and project managers to be certified at a management level for the responsibility of a construction site and the safety of the workforce. This course is ideal for those who are currently site managers or who are about to be promoted to a site manager role. 

The SMSTS course is also great for those who are owners or managers of a construction company as the course provides in-depth knowledge on the latest CDM – Construction Design Management rules. 

Responsibilities of a Site Manager

There are certain legal duties towards a civil engineering project manager or a team leader for a construction site. Not only are they responsible for the health and safety of the workforce, but they also must consider the environmental impacts on the site and surrounding area. The main purpose of this course is to equip managers with the correct skills and knowledge so that they are able to understand the legal responsibilities required and also how to deal with certain situations on site. 

How to become a qualified construction Site Manager

At Kalu, we run the SMSTS course for 5 days at our site in Leicester and also through our virtual online training programme. Find out all about how you can get started on learning from your home or office workstation here.

As this course is written and accredited through the CITB, the content is regularly updated with the latest regulations and methods of construction. So you can rest assured, you will be taught the most up-to-date information once you sign up.

As a widely recognised and respected course in the construction industry, you can use this accreditation in many of the large organisations in the sector such as Balfour Beaty, Bam construction, Skanska and many others. These companies only hire site managers if they have passed their SMSTS course. Institutes such as the Chartered Institute of Building and the Institute of Civil Engineers, both recognise the SMSTS certification as valid evidence of site manager competence and skill level.

Topics Covered in the SMSTS Course in Leicester

  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations. (CDM)
  • How to produce and analyse a risk assessment
  • Creating and evaluating method statements
  • Monitoring and controlling scaffolding timeslots
  • How to plan, create and analyse excavations
  • How to proceed with a demolition accordingly and safely
  • Working efficiently in confined spaces
  • The planning, controlling and operating a site set-up

To book your place or to inquire further about attending our SMSTS courses in Leicester please call 0116 4422612, or you can send us a message here.

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