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SMSTS Site Management Safety Training Scheme - CITB

The Site Manager Safety Training Scheme qualification covers the following: updating health and safety knowledge in workplace, review of legislative changes and impacts in the workplace.
This work health and safety qualification is designed for site managers, project managers and supervisors. Also, proprietors of SMEs and client-based personnel can benefit from this management qualification.

Duration of NVQ
Every learner will be assigned an assessor who will support in gathering portfolio of evidence for nothing more than a year. This duration can be considerably lessened if the learner is very committed to the cause of the qualification.

What You’ll Learn
This NVQ qualification aims to help the learner develop the required knowledge and skill of safe working practices and managing store resources. Specifically, you, the learner, will specialise in site set-up, risk assessments, behavioural safety, work health and safety and management of occupational health.

What You’ll Need
Items you will need for this NVQ qualification will include safety equipment particularly protective gloves and footwear. You will most definitely need study materials to document important information during the assessment.

This NVQ qualification is assessed by gathering a portfolio of evidence which proves the learner’s competence in the workplace. This portfolio could be gathered through observation or documentary evidence. The assessor works hand in hand with you, the learner, to help you meet the standards mandated by the qualification.

Your assessor measures your competence as you undertake normal work activities and makes conclusions as to whether you are in line with the industry’s standard.
The assessment process ensures that all learners conclude their tasks in the workplace and can demonstrate their ability to handle specific jobs within a given timeframe.

This qualification is only open to construction site managers with over 5 years of experience working primarily for the main contractor or a large specialist subcontracting company. The rest of the qualification will provide you with updates on changing legislation and how best to meet site safety regulations and rules.

Employment Opportunities
This being a Level 6 NVQ qualification, it certifies the applicant’s ability to carry out site management duties on site in the building industry.

Additional Career Prospects
By achieving this qualification, you will be eligible to apply for a manager (black) CSCS card.