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Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

About this course:  


Our two-day SSSTS course is designed for those who have or are about to acquire supervisory responsibilities.  The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures, and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture amongst the workforce.  The SSSTS course is endorsed by Build UK and exceeds the standard set by CITB for construction supervisors training. 

Aims:  The course is designed to help site supervisors: 

  • Supervise health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their role 
  • Develop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety and welfare of workers on site 
  • Recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical, productive and environmentally friendly.

Assessment:  Assessment will be by an end of course examination and the trainer review.  Delegate must pass the exam and pass all three elements of the trainer review.  The paper consists of 25 questions: 22 multiple choice questions and three short written questions.


Delegate numbers:  The minimum number of delegates per course is 4. The maximum number of delegates per course is 20.


Duration:  This is a two-day course.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Health and safety law 
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 
  • Health and safety management systems 
  • Risk assessments and method statements 
  • Statutory inspections and checks
  • Reporting accidents, injuries and ill health
  • Health and welfare of the workforce 
  • First aid and emergency procedures 
  • Hazardous substances 
  • Asbestos 
  • Dust and fumes 
  • Noise and vibration 
  • Manual handling 
  • Site set up and security 
  • Fire prevention and control 
  • Electricity 
  • Plant and work equipment 
  • Lifting operations and lifting equipment 
  • Working at height 
  • Excavations 
  • Underground and overhead services 
  • Confined spaces 
  • Temporary works 
  • Environmental awareness 
  • Pollution 
  • Waste materials 
  • Nuisance

Course Prices:

Cost per student: £280 + VAT
Cost for 4 students (or in house): £1120 + VAT
Cost for 10 students (or in house: Please contact us to discuss potentisal discounts. 
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