SSSTS – Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme

CITB Site Safety Plus Courses
  • SSSTS – Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme

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    CITB, SSSTS, Site Supervisors Safety Training

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    5 Year Certificate

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.

SSSTS refresher


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.

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