SSSTS – SITE SUPERVISORS SAFETY TRAINING SCHEME
- Duration: 2 Days
- Venue: East London / Virtual (online)
- SSSTS Certificate valid for 5 years
- Weekdays & Weekends
- Starting From £250.00
This is a 2 day training course is designed for those people who work in construction and are looking to further advance their career with this qualification and become responsible for supervision. By undertaking the SSSTS Course, candidates will be provided with the necessary understanding of the legal, health, safety, and environmental issues faced on site.
The SSSTS Course is recognised by BUILDUK as it meets the mandatory standard for all supervisors working on BUILDUK sites.
Upon Completion of the SSSTS Course, the candidate will receive a certificate valid for 5 years.
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Online course information
The online (Remote learning ) course will be delivered as a Virtual Classroom with a ‘live’ trainer, to enable students to complete this class from home. The course will be completed as normal over 2 days. Class times are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
To attend the course, delegates must have access to a computer or laptop to undertake course related work, registration forms, and test. Delegates will need a webcam, tablet to join the live video class.
All training materials will be provided in digital format as a downloadable version. These are official publications purchased from the CITB.
Students will need to present photographic ID at the start of the class.
The two-day CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme provides candidates the necessary legal, health, safety, welfare, and environmental training for construction supervisors, foremen, and engineers, as well as labor staff.
The course is recognised by the UKCG (UK Contractors Group) as providing the necessary training for working on UK construction sites.
The CITB SSSTS certificate is valid for 5 years.
This attracts a CITB Short Course Duration Grant at Tier 2, with a value of £70. Please see the Grants and Funding tab for further information.
To complete the course you will be required to pass a 25 question multiple-choice exam and gain 18 marks to pass. The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English.
- The Health and Safety at Work Act
- Supervisor responsibilities and duties
- Specific site issues that challenge supervisors on a daily basis
- Effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statements
- Supervision of occupational health
- Behavioral safety
Candidates will be continuously assessed during the course via the trainer through individual and group work.
Candidates will also sit a multiple-choice test at the end of the course and results will be available within 3-5 days of sitting the course. Successful candidates will be awarded SSSTS certificates.
Our SSSTS course tutors are qualified and experienced health and safety professionals, with extensive experience in Construction and Risk Management.
All Trainers at EM Training Solutions hold numerous health and safety qualifications such as the NEBOSH General Certificate, and the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety which is well above the required industry standard to ensure that the delivery of the course is to the highest standard.
The SSSTS course Certificate is valid for 5 years and after this, candidates can undertake a 1 day refresher course to maintain the certificate for a further 5 years.
Candidates approaching the end of the 5 years can opt to upgrade to a SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) qualification which can allow them to progress onto working as a SITE Manager.
The CITB grants are available for companies who are registered for Grant And Levy scheme. For the SSSTS Course, subject to CITB approval, you may be able to claim back £70.
The process for the grant is straight forward. The candidate must provide the Company Name, Registered address and CITB Levy number. These details will be collected on the first day of the course on the delegate notification form.
Once received, CITB will then process the claim as per their procedure. SRP Training is not responsible for the actual claim and as such once the details have been provided, the company must contact CITB for any updates or queries.
EM Training Solutions can also provide companies with SSSTS Training at their venue. A trainer can be sent to the company address and deliver the course if there are a minimum of 6 candidates. Please contact the office for this service.
Is this course accredited?
Yes, it is accredited by the CITB which stands for the Construction Industry Training Board for short.
Are there any prerequisites for the Course?
There are no prerequisites for the course, but all delegates are expected to already have a valid CSCS card.
What are the hours of the course?
The hours are 9am to 5pm for both weekend and weekday courses approximately.
Can I come in and see you face to face as that would give me peace of mind?
Yes, absolutely we encourage our customers to have a face to face discussion with us regarding their training course and training needs.
This puts your mind at ease so you know you are dealing with real people and a real business that will give you the best service possible.
It will also give you the opportunity to meet some staff members or even your trainer if they are not delivering training at the time of your visit.
Please call 0203 150 1299 or email us at email@example.com for further information.