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DateOctober 16 2017
TitleSite Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
Time09:00 - 16:30
Duration2 Days


Duration: 2 Days

The CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) is a health and safety course that will provide delegates with an understanding of the supervisory responsibilities on a construction site. This two day course introduces Site Supervisors to their legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It is vital for individuals in a supervisory position to have the necessary knowledge to ensure the safety of others working on site.

Who is the Course For?

This course is ideal for individuals who are due to acquire supervisory responsibilities on a construction site including:

  • Supervisors
  • Site supervisors
  • Newly-appointed site managers

What will they / you learn?

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the problems of the industry
  • Know the structure of health and safety law
  • Understand how the supervisory role fits with the site manager
  • Use effective communication
  • Confidently carry out:
  • Risk assessments
  • Method statements
  • Inductions
  • Toolbox talks
  • Briefings

What will the course cover?

Day one:

  • Health and safety law
  • Developing a health and safety management system
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Electricity
  • Risk assessment and method statements
  • Hazardous substances

Day two:

  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Working at height
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Manual handling
  • Accidents and first aid
  • Communication
  • Tool box talks

Pre-course Preparation and Assessment

There is no pre-course preparation required to attend this course however a good understanding of spoken and written English is ideal.

This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.

Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.

This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending the SSSTS Refresher course.

In-House Training options

If you are representing a business this course can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company’s specific learning requirements and organisational needs. Costs are dependant on the number of days and bespoke content.

For further information please call 01656 644300 to speak to our Business Development team or Contact Us via email at

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