SSSTS is a practical and engaging course with a focus on legal responsibilities and the implementation of health and safety measures


What is the CITB SSSTS Course?

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.

SSSTS Certificate Renewal

It is a mandatory requirement to renew your SSSTS certificate every five years, by successfully completing the one-day SSSTS Refresher course. You must take this course before your certificate expires or you will need to re-take the full SSSTS course again.

How long does SSSTS last?

The SSSTS course takes place over a two day period.

What does SSSTS 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
  • Toolbox talks

What are the SSSTS course's learning outcomes?

  • 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 and, health and safety briefings

Who is CITB SSSTS 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

SSSTS delivery options:

The course can be delivered in a range of formats, click on any of the buttons below to find out more. 


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