Course Summary

CITB Site Supervison Safety Training Scheme Overview

The SSSTS course will provide you with the building blocks to becoming a supervisor. Start your construction supervision journey here. This course is short but informative and engaging by working in teams throughout the course.

Find more information about the course below or give us a call, we will be happy to help answer any questions you may have.

What is the SSSTS course content?

The SSSTS is an intuitive course and engages the delegate in a wide variety of methods. Delegates will find themselves working independently and in a team as well as working through some practical tasks. Content for the SSSTS includes:

  • Legalisation, ACOP updates with discussions on impact and practical aspects of compliance
  • Overview of proposed/ impending legalisation
  • Accidents statistics, costs, causes, management responsibilities/methods in prevention
  • HSE’s current focus on construction activities
  • Safety management systems, policies, plans and performance measuring
  • Management of contractors
  • Communication and consultation aspects, effective use of toolbox talks and site inductions
  • Behavioural science includes awareness of human error, stress and prevention
  • Prevention of accidents
  • Motivating safety behaviour
  • Planning for health & safety in relation to fire safety, working at height, manual handling, and movement of people within the context of a project

What are the benefits of the SSSTS Course?

After successful completion of the course, delegates will be awarded the SSSTS qualification. Successful attendees will

  • Understand the problems of the industry
  • Have an understanding of how health and safety law is structured
  • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the manager in controlling the site safely
  • Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
  • Carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • Understand what is meant by proactive and reactive monitoring and appreciate their need.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. The course will be delivered in English. Delegates must be able to read, write and communicate verbally in English.

How will the course be assessed?

The SSSTS course is a combination of classroom-based theory and tutorials, candidates will continually be assessed throughout the course. Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a CITB accredited certificate which is valid for five years. The refresher course needs to be undertaken before its expiry date.

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Scheme of Rules

Can I claim a grant for this course?

Yes, you can claim a grant for this course. Delegates of this course can claim the CITB Short course Duration Grant at tier 2 valued at £70

Upcoming Dates

Saturday Course's Available for group bookings


25th - 26th
25th - 26th


23rd - 24th


25th - 26th


24th - 25th

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