The SMSTS course is not mandatory, but many employers and contractors require their site managers and supervisors to have completed the course as part of their ongoing professional development.
The pass mark for the SMSTS course is 80%. Candidates who achieve a score of 80% or higher will receive a CITB certificate of achievement.
The SMSTS certificate is valid for five years. After five years, candidates will need to complete the SMSTS Refresher course to renew their certificate.
Yes, the SMSTS course can be delivered online, but it must be delivered by an accredited training provider who has been approved by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).
Yes, if you have attended a previous 5-day SMSTS Course of Subsequent 2-day refresher course, you will be eligible to attend a 2-day refresher course if your current certification hasn’t expired.
All course material will be provided when you have been successfully booked on the course, this will include the CITB GE700 Construction Site Safety – The Comprehensive Guide, this is included in the course cost.