Course Aims

The aims and objectives on the two-day SSSTS course are to ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand:
Why they are carrying out their identified duties.
What is expected of them.
That they need to contribute to the safety of the workplace.

SSP - Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme

Who Attends

This Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS training course) is aimed at first line managers, including those who have to or are about to, acquire supervisory responsibilities.
The SSSTS course provides site supervisors an introduction to health and safety, welfare and environmental issues for those requiring an understanding of their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. SSSTS will provide a sound knowledge base to enable them to give valuable assistance in safely managing a construction site.

Course Content

The SSSTS course content includes:

Health and safety law
Developing a health and safety management system
Occupational health – drugs and alcohol
Fire prevention & control
Risk assessments and method statements
Hazardous substances
Working at height
Manual handling
Accidents and first aid
Toolbox talks



By the end of the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) delegates will be able to:
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.


Teaching Methods
The SSSTS course has a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate
exercises and case studies will be supplemented with classroom based tutorial.

Assessment Methods
Delegates will be continuously assessed during the SSSTS course in preparation for the
final examination and will need to achieve 72% in the final exam, in order to successfully
complete the SSSTS course.

Qualifications Obtained

Issue of the most highly regarded Construction Site Supervisors Safety Certificate (valid 5 years) will be awarded to those persons who successfully complete the SMSTS course including the compulsory final examination (80% pass grade).

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English

Additional Information

For a SSSTS course held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm and is suitable for training.

Bespoke Course
Courses can be arranged at your location on a date to suit your needs.

There may be a CITB Grant available to support the cost of training. Please see Grants & Funding for Industry Support - CITB or call 0344 994 4455 

Sibbald Training are an Approved Training Organisation with CITB, and will make the claim on your behalf if your company levy number is provided at the time of booking.

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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