Construction & Utilities Training

Based in the North East and delivering throughout the UK, Expedient delivers training and testing to, C&G, CABWI, CPCS, NPORS and EUSR accredited standards with either external or in-house certification.

Our NRSWA courses (New Roads and Street Works) are a necessity for any employee who may be involved in working on or adjacent to the public highways as defined by regulations supportive to the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

Since April 2011 it is necessary for Operatives & Supervisors wishing to renew their Streetworks Registration Card to undertake accredited NRSWA written reassessments.

We are an approved NRSWA reassessment centre and has tailored its courses to suit individual candidate requirements of either examination only or refresher training and examination.

We also deliver a range of other courses that include Site Managers’ Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS), Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS), PE Technology, Ground Support for Excavations and specialist courses such as winch training and CDM Regulations.

Contact one of our team on 0191 489 0212 for more information.


CPCS is a certification mark of the Construction Industry Training Board, known as CITB


SMSTS Refresher (CITB)


This course is designed for delegates who have previously passed the full SMSTS course or subsequent refresher course and can provide proof of attendance. It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The course includes a wide range of topics many building on the previous five-day course programme as well as introducing new subjects.


2 Days (8 Hours Per Day)

Maximum Number


Suitable For

Project managers, site managers and supervisors, business proprietors and client-based personnel who have previously passed the five day Construction Site Management Training Scheme (SMSTS) or subsequent refresher course and hold a valid SMSTS certificate and have provided evidence to the training provider of their eligibility.


Candidates must hold an in date SMSTS Novice or SMSTS Refresher certificate and be able to provide evidence of this. Failure to attend the refresher course prior to the expiry of an existing certificate will require candidate to re-enter the scheme by completing the full SMSTS course if they wish to remain in the scheme.


This course refreshes knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations
  • Risk assessments/method statements
  • Recent changes in accepted working practices
  • Behavioural safety
  • Management of occupational health
  • Electricity
  • Excavations
  • Working at height
  • Scaffolding
  • Demolition
  • Confined spaces
Teaching Methods

Teaching methods include:

  • Theoretical training and assessment
Accreditation Options


Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate

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Course Dates
  • 28th Mar, 2019
  • 23rd May, 2019
  • 17th Jul, 2019
  • FAIB
  • NOCN