Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS Refresher)

Type CITB Entry Requirements Candidates must have already achieved their SMSTS certificate. Duration 2 days.

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The SMSTS course is a must for all site managers. Designed to build a firm and practical understanding of construction workplace safety, this course covers everything from occupational health to site-specific issues.

Who is the SMSTS Refresher suitable for?

The SMSTS refresher course is for candidates who have attended the five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course, since 1st January 2001 and whose SMSTS card / certificate is due to expire.

The 2-day course must be attended every 5 years in order to remain certified. Designed to update learners on any relevant developments and changes across health and safety requirements and legislation.

Course Dates

Courses run fortnightly. Contact the team for the next available dates on 020 3935 6407 or complete the contact us form.

Course Content

The SMSTS refresher includes:

• Health and Safety and Legislation
• Accident statistics, costs, causes, management responsibilities/methods in prevention
• HSE's current focus on construction activities
• Safety management systems, policies, plans and performance measuring
• Management of Contractors

How long is the course?

The SMSTS Refresher is a 2 day course.

Cost of the course

The cost of the course is typically £290.00 + vat.

Teaching and Assessment

The SMSTS refresher course has a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies supplemented with video and classroom based tutorials.

Candidates will be continuously assessed during the SMSTS refresher course in preparation for the final multiple choice examination.


On successful completion of the course the candidate would be awarded the Site Management Safety Training Scheme Certificate.