£400.00 + VAT Per Person

Training for site managers to understand and implement H&S responsibilities and practices

CITB SMSTS Online Course

(FOR REFRESHER COURSE, see further down)

As a result of the coronavirus lockdown, we’re now offering both the SMSTS and SSSTS courses as remote learning via the Zoom video conferencing app. Applicants will receive video training from a qualified instructor, cover the same topics as the classroom course and receive the same certificate.

The course will cost £400 + VAT due to lower overheads. Book using the buttons at the bottom of this page, or contact us at info@samsltd.co.uk or by phone (01843) 821406 for more information.

Duration of course: 5 Days
Suggested progression: Requalification every 5 years

Training schedule

You can find our training schedule HERE for all future CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme course dates, or contact us for the latest information.

About the CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) online course


  • You’ll be able to implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation affecting you and your colleagues daily work.
  • Understand and implement new guidance and industry best practice to your work site.
  • State and understand fully your duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment.

If you already do, or are considering working where you have responsibilities for being in charge of your workforce (such as a site manager), which includes;  planning, monitoring, organising, and administering staff, then this course is developed and aimed at you.

Covering all the required legislation that would affect the safe working in a building, civil engineering or construction industry. The course will teach you to understand the need for risk assessment within your workplace and construction sites, how to implement the required controlled safety measures, and the importance of excellent communication between you and your entire workforce. This will help you to create and sustain an excellent health and safety culture across the board for employees.

The CITB Site Manager Safety Training course is the standard, required training for all supervisors, which is endorsed by Build UK. The course will give you a full understanding of environmental, welfare, and health and safety issues that affect the work you and your team do.

Legal responsibilities and the requirement to have in place – and to promote – health and safety on a regular basis will also be taught, so that you and your colleagues can supervise these aspects in the most profound and efficient way possible.

Duration and cost

The course takes a full five days to complete and will be delivered remotely, via Zoom, where you will be trained by professional, highly qualified instructors with a wealth of experience.  All course materials will be delivered via email link prior to your start date.

The course costs £400 per person plus VAT. For group bookings please contact us to find out more.

Further training

Refresher courses are available for you to attend and to remain qualified in this area.. Currently, these need to be done every five years before the expiration of your certificate. If you fail to attend a refresher course, you will have to retake the main course again once your certificate has expired.

The refresher course will help to keep your qualification in date, and you up to date with the latest industry requirements, to manage a safe working environment.


CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme Refresher Course
(via Zoom) – £280 + VAT

This refresher course is for those that have already qualified in the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme. This course can currently  be taken every five years after your previous qualification/refresher course.

About the SMSTS Refresher course

The course will bring you up to date with the very latest health and safety knowledge with any changes, including legislative, being highlighted since you last qualified, and how these will affect your workplace and colleagues work.

The course material will naturally progress from your original course, and you’ll be introduced to new subjects surrounding this area too.

Once you have completed this course, it will allow you to apply all the latest current environmental, welfare and health and safety legislation within your work. It has a great impact upon your managerial role and the way your colleagues work to get their jobs done safely and efficiently.

You will also be able to implement the latest industry best practice knowledge and guidance to fulfil your duties and responsibilities for everyone’s safety, welfare, and for the environment you’re working in and around.

Duration & cost

The course will take 2 full days to be completed, with training provided to you by experienced, knowledgeable, and highly qualified instructors.

This refresher course will cost £280 plus VAT per person. If booking a group onto the course, please contact us for discount on group bookings.


SMSTS Remote Learning

*The video above relates to another course, but demonstrates how remote learning exams work*

SAMS has been conducting remote learning courses via Zoom for over a year now, with fantastic feedback and results from learners. Remote learning courses allow you to learn along with our trainers from anywhere around the world, receiving classroom quality instruction from the comfort of home. The majority of our learning cohorts have achieved a 100% pass rate using this method.

At SAMS we consider ourselves remote training specialists, and have successfully helped hundreds of people to achieve their SMSTS certification since the start of the pandemic. As we move back to more classroom training, SAMS is committed to providing high quality remote learning as long as it’s permitted by course providers – letting you learn in the way that suits you best.


Select your preferred SMSTS course date and book below using our secure online payment gateway. For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch via our contact page or phone 01843 821 406.

No matter what your job, all staff should know their responsibilities for health and safety. If they don’t why not get in touch with us via our contact form today to help make your workplace a safer environment?

Alternatively you could email us at info@samsltd.co.uk, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Not sure this is the right course for you? If you’re a Supervisor, why not take a look at our SSSTS course.

SMSTS (via Zoom) 5-Day Block
Date Time Remaining Capacity
SMSTS (via Zoom) 1 day a week over 5 weeks
Date Time Remaining Capacity
July 02, 202108:45 10
July 06, 202108:45 2
July 19, 202108:45 8
August 12, 202108:45 9
SMSTS Refresher (via Zoom) 2-Day Block
Date Time Remaining Capacity