SMSTS Virtual Training
14 December 2020
LIVE virtual classroom training for CITB - Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) a huge success according to delegate feedback.
SMSTS Virtual Training Fears Unfounded
When CITB announced the need for their Site Safety Plus (SSP) training courses to be delivered remotely there was naturally some people who felt this might not be the right format for them. CITB courses are designed to give everyone, from operative to senior manager, the skills they need to progress through the industry. Courses range from the one-day Health and Safety Awareness course to the five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme. When Jon Ratledge, Development Manager at Network Rail Capital Delivery East Midlands was booked on the SMSTS virtual training course by RISK, he was naturally a little apprehensive.
“Prior to attending the SMSTS virtual training I was a bit apprehensive about what to expect from virtual training. The week was the best I had in months, the interaction over the week was a taste of the normal interactive environment, that we all miss and long for a return. The course was challenging but interesting, Richard did a good job and kept things structured and interesting throughout the week. The pre-course information was good and you were responsive and helpful when I had a question. All in all a good experience which I would recommend to others, thank you."
Jon Ratledge Development Manager Network Rail Capital Delivery East Midlands
SMSTS Virtual Training Advantages
Many people like Jon are now becoming aware of the huge advantages learning in a virtual live classroom can offer. The SMSTS virtual training course helps site managers (and anyone wanting to become a site manager) to develop a better understanding of the legal, moral and social responsibilities of their role, and to manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions.
- Proven classroom content –delivered LIVE using the RISK ‘Virtual Classroom Training System’ which includes a pre-course technology check at a time to suit (inc evenings & weekends)
- Delivered LIVE by experienced and qualified trainers – Providing support and guidance throughout
- Interact LIVE with your trainer – and other delegates on the course – interactive chat and group activity
- Complete your training and get your qualification from home - No travel required
- Secure online assessments – leading CITB SMSTS Accreditation
The Health & Safety at Work Act
The SMSTS course covers The Health & Safety at Work Act and the regulations relevant to the Construction Industry (and other workplaces), including:
- Site Set Up
- Risk Assessment
- Method Statements
- Confined Spaces.
SMSTS Virtual Training Becoming Increasingly Popular
This popular 5 day course covers all relevant legislation affecting safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture within the workforce.
Employees taking on a management role have a vital part to play in site safety. They need the right knowledge and the right attitude which demands proper training in the management techniques required 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.