Site Supervisors' Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

This is a 2 day course

Health and Safety Training

Who should attend?

The SSSTS Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme course is intended for those first line managers who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities with regards to health and safety on a construction site.

Aims and Objectives

At the end of the SSSTS course, delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the health, safety, welfare and environmental issues relevant to their work activities
  • Understand their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities
  • Safely supervise activities on a construction site

Key topics include:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and relevant health and safety regulations
  • Identification of specific site issues including COSHH, Working at Height etc.
  • Tool Box talks
  • Control of subcontractors
  • Health related issues

  • Duration

    The course will be delivered over two days.


    Delegates who successfully complete the projects and assessment are awarded the Construction Skills Site Supervisors' Safety Training Scheme Certificate (SSSTS)

    During the SSSTS course, projects are undertaken in groups and constantly assessed by the tutor. At the conclusion of the course delegates are required to undertake a short multiple choice assessment. Delegates who successfully complete the projects and assessment are awarded the Construction Skills Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Certificate (SSSTS).


    All of our open Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) courses include the following in the course price:

  • Buffet lunch and refreshments each day
  • All certification costs and exam fees
  • Free car parking
  • SSSTS study books:

    "Site Safety Simplified (GE 706/11)", RRP £24.95

  • Brief Description: Safety is an important issue for everyone in the construction industry, especially if you are responsible for supervising others on the construction site. Site Safety Simplified is a complete guide that will give you all the advice you need to adopt safe working practices on site and comply with all relevant legislation.

    "Tool Box Talks (GT 700)", RRP £24.95

    Brief Description: Tool Box Talks are short presentations to the workforce on essential elements of health and safety. They are an important opportunity for supervisors to emphasise the importance of health and safety regulations and particular issues and procedures on the construction site with their employees.

    This A6 ring binder of 71 laminated cards is a popular aid to help you deliver effective tool box talks on site, covering topics such as working at height, use of tools, PPE and general site safety. The first two cards give helpful hints on how to prepare and deliver the talks. Cards can be removed from the binder and used individually or together as needed.

    Details of the relevant module(s) in Construction Site Safety GE 700 and the relevant chapters in Site Safety Simplified GE 706/11 (described above) are indicated at the end of each tool box talk.

    Funding Available

    CITB Levy Payers may be eligible to claim 'CITB Attendance and Achievement Grants' for the course.

    The price shown includes all books required for the course and CITB Registration fees. If you are already CITB registered, on the first day of the course, on production of your company CITB registration, you will be able to claim back your registration fee.

    For more information on what funding may be available for you on this health and safety course, have a look at the grant section of the CITB/ConstructionSkills website by going to Alternatively, click on the "Contact Us" button on the left side of the page to contact us online, or telephone us on 0844 800 3295.

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