Plant Managers Safety Training Scheme (PMSTS)
The Plant Managers Safety Training Scheme (PMSTS) covers all the relevant H&S and Plant related legislation and other issues which affect safe working in the construction plant, civil engineering and building industries.
Who Should Attend
PMSTS is designed for plant managers, plant instructors, plant inspectors, workshop managers, project managers, agents and persons who are, or about to be responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering staff, teams and workforce. It is also mandatory for all CPCS tutors and examiners.
PMSTS aims to give an understanding of delegates` responsibilities and accountability for site safety, health and welfare, current health and safety legislation including risk assessment, with a heavy accent on construction plant activities. The course covers the Health and Safety at Work Act; Regulations relevant to the construction plant industry; Site set-up; Risk assessments/method statements; Working at Height; Electricity; Excavations; Demolition; Confined spaces; as well as recent changes in accepted working practices. 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 among the workforce.
Assessment & Award
Course work is assessed by the instructor throughout the course, via work produced by syndicate exercises and individual participation, there is also a 30 minute, 25 question, objective multiple-choice examination at the end of the course. Successful candidates will be awarded the CITB Plant Managers Safety Training Certificate.
The PMSTS training course lasts five days, 8.30 am - 5 pm daily. This can be delivered as a 5 Day Block or One Day a week over a five week period, or any combination of multiple days over consecutive weeks. The PMSTS certificate lasts for five years, after which candidates must sit the yet to be developed ‘Two Day PMSTS Refresher training course’ to renew the certificate and keep their qualification up to date.
Typical fees for open courses are £585 & VAT, however this can vary for in house courses (dependant on location). As part of the fees each candidate will receive the ConstructionSkills GE700 – an up to date copy of the Construction Site Safety Manuals (Volumes 1 & 2) currently retailing at £89.50 and the PMSTS 01 Course Notes retailing at £38.00 and the certification charges at £35. Companies that are eligible for CITB grant refund can claim a grant of £425 back for each successful candidate who completes the course. If you wish to know more about the CITB funding follow the link to CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy & Grants - how they work booklet or refer to the link on our Useful Resources Page.
We are run open PMSTS courses regularly in our Training Centre in Rainham, Kent. We also have venues in Beverley, Yorkshire and Salisbury, Wiltshire or we are happy to travel to your location if suitable facilities area available.
This Training Course is taught in classrooms in the following locations:
Guide Price: £585