SMSTS Training (5 Day) Course

This course covers project and site management responsibilities and their relevance in accountability for site safety.


This course will ensure those in a Project and Site Management role understand responsibilities and accountability for site safety.
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.

Learning Objectives 

By the end of the course, the delegate will know:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act and CDM Regulations 2015
  • Site set-up
  • The risk assessments/method statements
  • About working at height
  • The health and safety implications of working with scaffolding, electricity, excavations, demolition and confined spaces
  • Any recent changes in accepted working practices and behavioural safety

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Explanation and overviews of construction legislation
  • The procedure of an accident occurring on-site and the process following the accident
  • Risk assessments
  • Managing contractors
  • Management of health
  • Development of permit systems and safe systems of work
  • Communicating effectively
  • Awareness of human error
  • Motivating staff
  • Awareness of an organisation’s responsibilities and duties
  • Recognising the responsibility of the workforce
  • The safe system of work production
  • Planning health and safety for projects


Presentation and Exam

Who should attend this course

Project Managers, Site Managers and Supervisors, proprietors of small to medium-sized companies, client-based personnel


Accredited and Valid for 5 years

Course format options

Available Online and Classroom


NFB Members £525 +VAT per person.  

Non Members £550 + VAT per person

CALL 03450 578 160 or email:

  • For all training course dates running throughout August, September and October 2020
  • To book this training course
  • To discuss your training requirements with a member of the NFB Training Team
  • To deliver this course in your organisation