Tunnelling Safety Training Scheme (TSTS)

Designed for those who are involved in the tunnel construction industry as a member of the workforce.

Training dates coming soon. For more info please call us at 01275 398 665
WHO IS IT FOR?

OVERVIEW

This is a one-day course designed for those who are involved in the tunnel construction industry as a member of the workforce.

This TSTS course is designed to help them understand a variety of different aspects of the industry, the associated working environment, and some of the potential hazards that they may face working on a tunnelling site.

WHAT DO I NEED?

PRE-REQUISITES

The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English. If you have concerns in this area, please call us on 01275 398 665. The minimum age of attendance for this course is 16 years old, however delegates who are under the age of 18 must bring a completed parental consent form to the first day of the training course.

HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?

DURATION

One day. Full day (7.5 hours).

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

TOPIC AREAS

  • Entry into a tunnel environment
  • Surface works and shafts
  • Tunnel construction
  • Tunnelling plant and equipment
  • Control of underground plant during tunnelling operations
  • Emergency arrangements
  • Occupational Health
ANY EXAMS I NEED TO PASS?

ASSESSMENTS

25 Multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. Must be completed in 30 minutes. Pass mark is 72%.

WHAT WILL I GET WHEN I PASS THE COURSE?

CERTIFICATION

Successful delegates will be issued with a TSTS certificate which has a three-year life.

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WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Your Progress

BTS Health and Safety Course

TSTS is an introduction to obtaining an understanding of health and safety in tunnelling and becoming aware of hazards and risks in the tunnelling environment. Further health and safety related information on a variety of aspects of tunnelling can be gained by attending the annual BTS Health and Safety Course.

GTE Crew Member

If you are interested in advancing your career in the tunnelling industry, GTE have tunnelling jobs all over the world. Please visit our tunnelling website www.global-tunnelling-experts.com

Need more info about the TSTS 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

There are limited parking spaces onsite and roadside parking are free of charge.

If you are driving and using a satnav, just key in BS20 7FS. Full address is Global Tunnelling Experts UK, Unit 2 Gordano Court, Serbert Close, Bristol BS20 7FS.

We are next door to Sainbury's Superstore where a full range of food can be purchased. Our onsite facility have a fully functioning kitchen with microwave and fridge.

Premiere Inn, Wyndham Way, Portishead, Bristol BS20 7GA. Sat Nav Directions: BS207GA . Next to the Gordano Gate Brewers Fayre. Click here for more info

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.

Yes. Please call us at 01275 398 665.