Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

Designed for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. The SSSTS course is endorsed by Build UK and exceeds the standard set by CITB for construction supervisors training.

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WHO IS IT FOR?

OVERVIEW

This two-day Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course is designed for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities.
The course is an ideal lead for delegates who are planning attend the 5-day site managers SMSTS Training course at a later stage of their career development.

WHAT DO I NEED?

PRE-REQUISITES

Delegates should hold, or be about to hold, the role of a supervisor. Delegates must be competent in English at site supervisor level. If you have concerns in this area, please call us on 01275 398 665.

HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?

DURATION

This is a two-day course. Delegates are required to complete the full course (15 hours) to be eligible for certification. Delegates must attend the days in order and, where not on consecutive days, must complete the course within two weeks. Delegates unable to attend both days due to extenuating circumstances (e.g. certificated sickness) will need to enrol onto a new course and, to maintain continuity of learning outcomes, must attend both days again. Delegates who do not complete the two full days, pass the trainer review and pass the end of course examination will NOT be issued with a certificate.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

TOPIC AREAS

  • Health and safety law
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)
  • Health and safety management systems
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Statutory inspections and checks
  • Reporting accidents, injuries and ill health
  • Leadership and worker engagement
  • 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
  • Reducing nuisance, noise, dust and light.
ANY EXAMS I NEED TO PASS?

ASSESSMENTS

The examination paper is compulsory and consists of 25 questions, selected by CITB, covering all aspects of the course. The examination pass mark is 80% (24 out of 30). The paper consists of 22 multiple choice questions and three short written questions. There are four safety critical questions in each exam paper. The delegate must answer all four of these questions correctly to pass the exam. The multiple-choice questions are worth 1 point each, whereas written questions can score between 1-3 marks. The examination lasts for 30 minutes and must be completed within this time. Delegates are permitted to use the Construction site supervision (GE706) publication for the last ten minutes of the examination period.

WHAT WILL I GET WHEN I PASS THE COURSE?

CERTIFICATION

Successful delegates will be issued with a CITB SSSTS certificate which is valid for five years. To renew your license, you must take SSSTS-Refresher course before your SSSTS certificate expires.

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WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Your Progress

SMSTS

A natural progression from this course would be to attend the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course. Although SSSTS is not a compulsory requirement to take SMSTS, those without previous health and safety management experience are recommended to take SSSTS before going on to a SMSTS course.

SSSTS-R

Refresher course to renew your SSSTS license. Make sure you take the refresher course before your SSSTS license expire.

Need more info about the SSSTS course?

Email us at [email protected]
or call 01275 398 665 to arrange training.

Frequently Asked Questions

CITB certificates typically take between 6-8 weeks to be issued. You can also view your results online via the CITB profile at www.citb.co.uk/cards-testing/online-card-checker

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No cancellation policy applies. However we can change the course and refund the price difference it there is any. Please call us at 01275 398 665.

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