SSSTS 1 Day Refresher Course

What is the course?

This one-day, Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher, Site Safety Plus course is directed to those persons in a supervisory role in the construction industry. It is designed to update them as to their legal responsibilities relating to environmental issues, welfare of the workforce, and health and safety issues.

If you’re new to the role of supervisor, or are considering it as your next career move then this course is also ideal.

Course content

  • Health and safety law
  • The interconnecting roles of managers and supervisors relative to managing site safety
  • The use and relevance of method statements
  • The control of health, safety and welfare on the construction site
  • Behavioural safety
  • Management of occupational health
  • Lines of communication on site

How is the course taught and assessed?

The SSSTS Refresher Course is taught in such a way so to involve classroom interactions, debate and discussions, including case study analysis of group and individual presentations. An ongoing assessment ensues throughout the day, terminating with a multiple choice exam at the end of the 1-day refresher period.

Who should take this course?

Course applicants are required to hold a valid SSSTS – Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme certification. A further requirement is current employment as a Supervisor, or to be actively applying for a similar supervisory role.

What qualification will I receive?

Successful completion of the course will result in a CITB Site Safety Plus certification.

Entry requirements

There is a requirement for a good comprehension of both written and spoken English. Candidates for the SSSTS Refresher Course must finalise the course before their current SSSTS certificate expires (within a five-year period). The SSSTS certificate must be renewed every 5 years to be valid.

What can I do next?

Upon successful completion of the SSSTS Refresher course, candidates may wish to apply to do the SMSTS - Site Management Safety Training Scheme course

Similar courses

  1. SSSTS - Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme
  2. SMSTS - Site Management Safety Training Scheme
  3. CITB Site Safety Plus: Health & Safety Awareness