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Short Courses


Our Short Courses are learning programmes that offer a range of practical based skills training in a small space of time. A perfect way to upskill without the need for lengthy stretches of time off work, our short courses are ideal for those already holding a position in construction.


Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

The first stage in health and safety training, the SSSTS course is a must for all site supervisors. Designed to build a firm and practical understanding of construction workplace safety, this course covers everything from occupational health to site-specific issues.


Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SSSTS Refresher)

This course is a refresher for those holding an SSSTS certificate. Designed to update learners on any relevant developments and changes across health and safety requirements. The one day course must be attended every 5 years in order to remain certified.


Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)


Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS Refresher)


Unit 2 for Operatives - signing, lighting and guarding

This Unit 2 course is intended for those already holding a position in roadway or highway maintenance. Highly interactive, with group exercises and practical assessments throughout, this course builds on learners’ knowledge of safe and effective practices.


Unit 10 - Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding

This course is designed for those in a supervisory position in road working, looking to expand on their skills in safe and effective practices. Both theory and practical based, the 1-day course is perfect for developing and solidifying a supervisory skill set.


Units 1-6 & 9 for Operatives

These units are for those who already hold a position within the excavation and reinstatement of footpaths and highways. Ideal for developing specialised skills in these areas, this 5-day, highly interactive course has a number of units that can be covered.

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Skills Funding Agency
City & Guilds
Mayors Construction Academy