CITB SSSTS Refresher Course

This SMSTS Refresher provides existing SMSTS certificate holders with an update on the latest legislation and best practice methods for meeting site safety regulations.


What is the SSSTS Refresher Course?

The CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher is aimed at individuals who hold a current CITB SSSTS certificate and wish to renew their qualification for another five years. It will update your knowledge and understanding of your responsibilities for site health and safety.

The SSSTS refresher is a highly interactive course, taught through a range of case studies, and including classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations. 

SSSTS Certificate Renewal

It is a mandatory requirement to renew your SSSTS certificate every five years, by successfully completing this 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.

The refresher course is designed to ensure you maintain and update your current health and safety knowledge.

How Long Does an SSSTS Refresher Course Last?

The refresher course lasts one day and is available in a classroom or virtually. It is a mandatory CITB requirement for delegates to attend the whole day.

What content does the refresher cover?

  • How health and safety law is structured
  • How the supervisory role fits in with the manager’s role in controlling the site safely
  • Understanding the need for method statements
  • Construction Site Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Communication routes within site activity
  • Behavioural safety
  • Supervision of occupational health

BUILDUK recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all supervisors working on BUILDUK sites.

Who is the CITB SSSTS Refresher Course for?

This course is for anyone with an existing SSSTS certificate that is due for renewal, five years following the date it was last completed.

The refresher course is also perfect for updating knowledge on changing legislation; for this reason, it can be taken at any time to ensure the highest standards are kept.

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