SMSTS Refresher Course Nottingham

SMSTS Refresher Classroom Courses Nottingham

SMSTS Refresher Nottingham courses are delivered in a physical classroom

Nottingham classroom based SMSTS Refresher course

The CITB Approved 2 Day SMSTS Refresher course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom. The venue is 5 minutes of Junction 29 of the M1, just north of Nottingham. The classroom based SMSTS Refresher training programme is for anyone currently holding a valid Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate. It's a renewal qualification that updates your knowledge of your responsibilities for site safety, health, welfare and the environment. To maintain SMSTS certification, holders must refresh their skills and knowledge every five years through successfully passing an SMSTS Refresher course.

Why RISK for your SMSTS Refresher classroom based course?

RISK pioneered the SMSTS Refresher classroom course in remote zoom classrooms for CITB
1-2-1 expert tutor 'out of hours' support, plus telephone support before and after your course
Personal Learning Zone portal with an SMSTS Refresher course learning framework unique to RISK


Find out more about the classroom based SMSTS Refresher Courses in Nottingham - click here!

CITB SMSTS 2 Day Refresher
Block Course
Course Dates:

14th & 15th October 2024

Starts:Monday, October 14, 2024
Length: 2 Days
Location: Nottingham

Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS-R)

How The Nottingham SMSTS Refresher Classroom Courses Work

SMSTS Refresher courses in a physical classroom with paper based exam

The 2 day SMSTS Refresher classroom based course is perfect if you prefer face-to-face learning and can easily commute to our central Nottingham location. It enables site managers to maintain their SMSTS qualification when taken within 5 years of their original SMSTS course. The two day Nottingham based classroom course ensures the SMSTS qualified site managers enhance their existing managerial skills, to achieve compliance with any new legal duties and responsibilities placed on them and their workforce.

SMSTS Refresher Classroom 2 Day Courses in Nottingham - Taught by tutors who understand the construction environment

CITB site safety training courses are critical to anyone who has a role on site as they help to demonstrate competence, which is why RISK take extra steps to ensure the knowledge is meaningfully passed on.


 The CITB qualifications are the same, the training you get from RISK isn't

"There's a lot to cover in the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme courses. Which is why we provide the CITB Personal Learning Zone. This is an online portal unique to RISK, designed to enhance your CITB accredited course learning experience and provides a clear study framework and access to past exam style questions to test your knowledge. It's especially useful for anyone taking the SMSTS refresher online courses, as it gives them the chance to revisit the information they learnt 5 years ago."

Mike Adams, Managing Director of RISK

Nottingham Classroom SMSTS Refresher Course

Site Management Safety Training Scheme - Refresher
This industry leading course will provide delegates in a Project / Site Management role with essential knowledge and understanding on responsibilities and accountability for site safety.

SMSTS Refresher 2 Day Classroom Course

Day 1
3.5 hours morning session
3.5 hours afternoon session

Day 2
3.5 hours morning revision session
3.5 hours afternoon session including exam

Full supporting notes to prepare for the exam

Paper based exam taken


Price includes a hard copyof the CITB GE700 technical information relevant to the SMSTS course. Published by CITB, GE700 provides authoritative information on current construction health, safety and environment legislation, guidance and good practice. It is the official supporting publication for the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS).

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SMSTS Refresher Classroom Based Courses

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher, or SMSTS Refresher classroom course, enables site managers to brush-up on their site safety and maintain their SMSTS qualification. SMSTS is a qualification created by CITB to establish a clear industry-wide standard for the management of health and safety on construction sites, and is the Approved Code of Practice for construction regulations. It is considered to be a key requirement for anyone who wants to be a site manager.


SMSTS Refresher Prerequisite Entry Requirements

The 2-day SMSTS Refresher classroom course is only available to delegates who have previously passed the full 5 day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) CITB course. Delegates must be able to provide proof of their full SMSTS certificate to be eligible for the two-day SMSTS Refresher course. The delegates current SMSTS OR SMSTS Refresher certificate must not have expired or they will need to re-take the full five-day SMSTS course.

A valid SMSTS certificate gained in the last five years. You must take this course before your certificate expires

To be able to read, write and understand English to a good level. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area

 You will need to provide a valid ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence

If you need to re-sit the test, you must do this within 90 days of the original course date at an additional charge

N.B. With RISK, you can re-sit the exam on the same day at no extra fee.


Nottingham SMSTS Refresher classroom

RISK are an officially accredited CITB Course provider for the Site Management  Scheme (SMSTS) Training with instructors who do the job and understand the challenges you'll face in the construction environment.


SMSTS Refresher classroom based courses

The SMSTS Refresher courses are delivered in an engaging format unique to RISK, to ensure the delegates acquire the relevant knowledge and training experience.

The Tangent Business Hub, Weighbridge Road, Shirebrook, Mansfield, NG20 8RX 

Taught in a real classroom, by expert trainers who know the job

SMSTS Refresher course is a 2 day course with an paper based exam on day 2

The SMSTS Refresher course can be sat week days or weekends

Certification for the SMSTS Refresher course is valid for 5 years

The SMSTS Refresher course is for you if you need to remain SMSTS certified, you will need to take an SMSTS Refresher course before the expiry date on your SMSTS certificate, otherwise the full SMSTS course will need to be retaken.


SMSTS Refresher course materials and learning framework

Every training provider will tell you their materials are the best, but we honestly believe we have the leading SMSTS Refresher classroom course support materials to help you get the most from your training with us. You alsoget access to the online portal as soon as you book, which means you can get started as soon as your SMSTS Refresher course joining instructions hit your inbox - because all of the RISK SMSTS Refresher course materials are made immediately available to you.


The 'Personal Learning Zone' provides 24/7 online access from your favourite device

The Personal Learning Zone is fully responsive and gives you access to everything you need to learn 'on the go' - which means anytime you have a few spare minutes - whether before the course starts, or whilst the course is running - you can access the extra support features to help you with your learning.


An SMSTS Refresher classroom course learning framework and roadmap

The RISK Personal Learning Zone portal is designed to enhance your CITB accredited SMSTS Refresher course learning experience. It provides a clear study framework and access to exam style questions to test your knowledge.


Designed to set out the ‘learning journey’ in a quick and easy format to understand

It provides a unique combination of highly effective SMSTS Refresher online course support tools and structured learning frameworks.


Classroom based SMSTS Refresher course at our Nottingham venue

The 2 day Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher course (SMSTS Refresher) - is delivered by an expert trainer. The learning materials are structured and delivered in a format to get you familiar to the new CITB exam paper and questions.


SMSTS Refresher pre-course preparation

You can participate in our Nottingham classroom courses on your iPad, laptop or PC, or simply with a pen and notebook.


SMSTS Refresher course agenda

This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations. You will need to do some self-study outside the course.

Current focus of HSE’s attention

Risk assessments

Method statements

CDM Regulations

Construction Health, Safety and Welfare (CDM part 2)

Reporting of Accidents, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR)

Overview and changes to the current legislation affecting construction to include:

Work at Height Regulations

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

Control of Vibration at Work Regulations

Control of Noise at Work Regulations

Fire on construction sites including Fire Safety Order

Construction waste and Site Waste Management

Theory Test – A number of multiple choice and written questions - delegates must score 81% or more to pass.


There are five core components to obtaining the SMSTS Refresher qualification:

There are five core components to obtaining the SMSTS Refresher qualification with RISK, each step is explained within the Personal Learning Zone to make your SMSTS Refresher course experience and learning intuitive.


#1 - The GE700 official SMSTS Refresher course manual

The GE700 will be available on the first day of the course.

The GE700 is required as a reference source of key information throughout the 2 day SMSTS Refresher course


#2 - Download the SMSTS Refresher course structured notes

This is a Word document produced by RISK specifically to help you manage the information contained in the SMSTS Refresher course. It's a download within your joining instructions.

It's designed to structure the notes you take throughout each day of your SMSTS Refresher course

Your structured notes need to be printed - if you haven't got a printer, RISK will mail them out to you

Your structured notes also provides the relevant GE700 book reference for the information each day - allowing you to quickly cross reference and access key information within the SMSTS Refresher course GE700 digital manual.


#3 - Completing the 2 day SMSTS Refresher course

RISK provide a daily learning framework - Each days agenda, the slide deck and any other relevant learning resource specific to the days lesson plan is accessible on the relevant 'day' menu tab within the Personal Learning Zone. This is especially useful to help you build your knowledge and understanding.


#4 - SMSTS Refresher course exam

On day 2 you will complete an exam

Individual SMSTS Refresher exam papers are assigned to each course being taught

On the day of your exam the tutor will hand out an exam paper. The tutor will guide all delegates through the format of the exam and exam process to ensure everyone understands what is required.

The exam paper is made up of two parts and you have 35 minutes to complete the exam

Part A - 18 multiple choice questions worth one mark each

Part B - 7 written questions worth two marks each

After 20 minutes - you are allowed to access your downloads/notes to help validate or support your answers.


#5 - Sameday marking and results of your SMSTS Refresher course exam

Your completed exam paper is marked by your SMSTS Refresher course tutor the day of the exam, this can take 40-60 minutes to complete the process.

You will have three possible outcomes:

81% or more gives you a PASS

Score 71% or less and you will need to resit the whole course

Score anything between 72% - 80% and you will be able to resit the exam that day. You get one more chance to achieve a pass. There is a different dedicated SMSTS Refresher re-sit exam allocated which is different to the exam taken earlier. If you fail to achieve a pass, you will need to resit the whole course.

If successful you will receive your digital certificate within 2 weeks.



At the end of the SMSTS Refresher course you will be able to:


Implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation affecting your daily work

Implement new guidance and industry best practice

State your duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment


Certification for the SMSTS Refresher course is valid for 5 years.

To remain certified in this area, you will need to take another SMSTS refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.


RISK learner support prior, during and after your CITB SMSTS Refresher course

The RISK team are there for you, whether it's out of hours support or simply a chat before committing to book on a SMSTS Refresher course. If you find your CITB course a little confusing, or simply want to clarify something for a greater understanding -  please call us on 01623 749718 or out of office hours call Val on 07967 826094.

RISK are the actual training provider delivering this CITB SMSTS Refresher course, our CITB Approved Training Organisation Number is 3456. Which means you are guaranteed to receive the highest quality SMSTS Refresher course training. Feedback from delegates who originally studied their SMSTS course in a classroom, but took an online SMSTS refresher has been overwhelming in their support for the transition to a Zoom video classroom.

The SMSTS qualification is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers.

All SMSTS Refresher online courses shown are delivered by RISK & Safety Management Services Ltd - Accredited CITB ATO Number 3456.

SMSTS Refresher online courses can be delivered 'in-company' virtually or in-person by RISK & Safety Management Services Ltd.


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