SMETS eCourse

Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS)

The CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) is now an eCourse available online, allowing you to learn at your own pace, anytime, anywhere. SMETS is aimed at site managers and aspiring site managers who are looking to improve their overall knowledge of environmental management and legislation as it applies to UK construction sites.

£ 149.00 includes the course and exam (Please call to buy a voucher from RISK)

Approximately 7.5 hours study time, without a day off work

You will have access to complete the course for upto 12 months after purchase

You will need a computer, internet access and a few hours to study and take the examination. Before you make a purchase it's worth checking you have the right equipment and a reliable internet connection available to complete the eCourse. You can test your system and set-up here, now.

How does the CITB SMETS eCourse work?

This Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) course will prepare you for managing the environmental aspects of a construction site by helping you put into practice your legal, moral and social responsibilities.

Take the CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) eCourse anytime, anywhere

The CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) course is available as a classroom or as an eLearning course, RISK only provide the eCourse, which is available by calling 01623 749 718 and purchasing a CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) eCourse voucher to be redeemed on the CITB e-learning portal.

The 1 day CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) course will prepare you for managing the environmental aspects of a construction site by helping you put into practice your legal, moral and social responsibilities. Site managers and supervisors who are looking to improve their overall knowledge of environmental management and legislation as it applies to UK construction sites. You need to be able to read and understand English to a good standard.

CITB’s eCourse platform provides an online training option for those with limited time or who may struggle to attend a classroom delivered course. With the learning CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) course you can learn at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.

 

CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) Course Objectives

After successfully completing the CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) course successful delegates will achieve the following learning outputs:

Prepare you for managing the environmental aspects of a construction site

Helping you put into practice your legal, moral and social responsibilities

Improve knowledge of environmental management and legislation as it applies to UK construction sites

 

CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) Course

The CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course is a 1-day interactive course has been developed for site supervisors/managers with the aim of providing candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites.

It is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain are required to prove to major contractors, and covers the environmental aspects of the new HS&E touch screen test. The course will bring the candidates environmental and sustainability knowledge up to date by giving a thorough overview of the subject, relevant legislation and industry best practice.

It will enable them to identify, control and minimise the environmental impacts of their work and where possible identify environmental improvement opportunities.

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.

The CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) course covers the following topics

The eCourse covers 10 key areas;

Sustainable construction and the environment

Environmental management systems

Energy management

Archaeology and heritage

Ecology and biodiversity

Statutory nuisance

Water protection and management

Resource efficiency 

Oil management and contamination control

Waste management

 

CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) eCourse Information

CITB’s eCourse platform provides an online training option for those with limited time or who may struggle to attend a classroom delivered course. With the learning CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS) course you can learn at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.

Keep yourself abreast of the environmental legal obligations of  UK construction sites

Learn about environmental management and legislation as it applies to UK construction sites

The interactive online course material

An online version of the Construction site safety - Environment (GE700ES) publication

An online end of course examination

CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme eCourse is CITB Grant eligible

 

NOTE: You need to be able to read and understand English to a good standard.


What qualification does the Site Management Environmental Training Scheme eCourse provide?

You will receive certification that you have successfully completed the Site Management Environmental Training Scheme

Certification is valid for five years


Completing the course the Health and Safety Awareness eCourse

The interactive online course takes approximately 7.5 hours

It can be completed in one go or over a period of days or weeks. You have up to 12 months to complete it

Return to the course as many times as you like, it will remember and track your progress


Taking the Health and Safety Awareness eCourse exam:

Once you’ve completed the course you need to book an end of course exam*

It can only be taken on a computer or laptop–mobile phones and tablets are not compatible

You will need a reliable internet connection, a webcam, speakers and a microphone, plus photo ID

You will have 30 minutes to complete the exam

There are 25 multiple choice questions. 22 questions are worth 1 mark, 2 are worth 3 marks

The pass mark is 24 out of 30

The exam* is included in the purchase price, but there is a £21 fee if you need to retake it


Top Tips

#1 - To take the exam you must have access to a laptop or desktop computer, it cannot be taken on a mobile or tablet
#2 - Be sure to select the HSA exam NOT the HS&E Test, which is a separate test you take in person at a Pearson VUE test centre


Make sure you have the right equipment and a reliable internet connection available before purchasing this eCourse. Run a system test here.

Please note: If you are aged 16 to 18, your parent or guardian will need to attend the exam check-in process

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