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.

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

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

By attending the course delegates will:

  • 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

Pre-course preparation

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 successfully, completing 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.

Other courses you might look to if this doesn't quite fit what you are looking for are:

If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 02921 680075 or alternatively send us an enquiry here

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