Course Description

This SSSTS (Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme) Course is ideal for first time site supervisor training.

The SSSTS qualification will give site supervisors a level of understanding of certain issues such as their legal health and safety responsibilities.

SSSTS Course Details

    Firstly, the course aims to ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand:

    • Why they are carrying out their identified duties.
    • Also what is expected of them to ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace.
    • Consequently, at the end of the course delegates will be able to:

      • Understand the problems of the industry.
      • Understand how health and safety law is structured as well as how it applies to supervisors.
      • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safely.
      • Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements.
      • Carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings.
      • Be able to monitor site activities effectively.
      • Also when bad practice is identified to understand the importance of quick intervention.

      This course is accredited by the CITB.

      A good level of written and spoken English is required to successfully complete this course.

      How is the course delivered and assessed?:
      The information on this course is delivered through a series of cases studies, group discussions and individual presentations. At the end of the two days candidates will be required to pass a multiple choice test.

      What is awarded after completion of the course?:
      Once the course has been completed candidates will receive a CITB recognised Site Safety Plus certificate.

      When does the qualification expire? :
      The certificate lasts for 5 years. Please be aware there is no longer a grace period for this course.

      How to renew the qualification?:
      In order for candidates to renew their qualification they must attend the 1 day refresher course. If candidates do not attend this and their qualification expires the full 2 day SSSTS course will have to be taken again.


      CITB Grants

      On all the CPCS and CITB courses that we offer, you can claim money back if you are a ‘CITB Levy Payer‘. If you have any questions please contact us for more information.