CITB SMSTS Refresher Online Training – Virtual Course

This SMSTS Refresher online training course has been by CITB as a result of extraordinary circumstances impacting the regular provision of training to the Construction industry. This measure is designed to maintain a level of training in the industry for existing Site Managers, ensuring a continued understanding of legislative changes and their impact on the workplace.

If your current certificate has expired you will need to attend the full 5-day virtual Site Manager Training course.

Using Video Technology

It is permitted to deliver the CITB SMSTS Refresher online via video technology solution. This site management safety training scheme refresher online training will follow the same curriculum as the classroom course and deliver the same standard of training meeting all Scheme Rules. Minimum delegate numbers for the refresher course will be reduced to two for the period the emergency training provision is in place. To manage remote training effectively, the maximum number of delegates allowed will be reduced to ten.

 

IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE!

Each virtual SMSTS Refresher training course listed on our website includes a location including town/city, county and postcode, however it is important to note that all virtual courses can be attended from anywhere and therefore please ignore the location information.

 

Aims & Objectives of CITB SMSTS Refresher Online Training

  • To maintain training for existing Site Managers
  • To maintain training for existing Site Managers even during exceptional circumstances, such as force majeure events
  • To continue training Site Managers on legislative changes in the industry and their impact on the workforce
  • To support training providers to continue to deliver high quality training despite extraordinary
    circumstances

It is permitted to deliver the SMSTS Refresher courses remotely via video technology solution. The training will follow the same curriculum as the classroom SMSTS Refresher course and deliver the same standard of training meeting all Scheme Rules. Minimum delegate numbers for the refresher course will be reduced to two for the period the emergency training provision is in place. To manage remote training effectively, the maximum number of delegates allowed will be reduced to ten.

Course Duration and Attendance

This virtual CITB SMSTS Refresher online training is 2-days i duration. However, due to the delivery by online learning the course may be split and completed over 2, 3 or 4 consecutive days with a minimum of 14 hours of training plus examination time. Delegates are required to complete the full course duration to be eligible for certification.

Course Publications and Materials

Some providers may not include workbooks within the advertised course fees. Please speak with an Envico representative prior to booking to confirm this by calling 0808 1966 830.

Construction site safety – The comprehensive guide (GE700) is the supporting publication for the refresher training course and is mandatory. In the event of remote training taking place, or materials being unavailable for a course running at late notice, a download version of the publication can be used by the delegate as course material. Downloadable versions of GE700 can be purchased online.

You must have your own copy of the current version of the mandatory course material at the start of your course, which should be retained upon completion. While download purchases should be completed and received shortly after purchase, in some circumstances they make take up to 48 hours.

Examination Rules

To obtain site management safety training scheme certification for the course you must pass the relevant CITB examination. During the period this virtual refresher training provision is in effect, an alternative exam method will be in place for any courses that are run remotely.

Your I’D. will be checked prior to the examination commencing. During the examination, the trainer will invigilate a maximum of 5 delegates. You must show the invigilator that you are alone in the room and you must be visible via the video at all times. You must not use any reference material until the last 10 minutes of the exam, which is the open book session.