Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

Type CITB Entry Requirements Candidates must have at least 1 year of experience as a Site Supervisor or First-Line Manager, and be able to read, write and understand English. Duration 2 days.

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Only £270.00 + VAT

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.

Who is the SSSTS suitable for?

The Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) is a CITB accredited course for Site Supervisors and first-line managers with at least 1 years experience.

Course Dates

Courses run regularly in Birmingham, London and Chesterfield. Contact the team for the next available dates. 020 3621 1942

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Cost of the SSSTS

£225.00 + vat.

Funding may be available in some areas - for more information get in touch.

Course Content

Candidates will learn about their legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. With support from an experienced tutor, they will develop and re-enforce their knowledge and skills to prepare them for a supervisory role on-site.

The SSSTS course content includes:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Effective toolbox talks
  • Supervision of occupational health
  • Behavioural safety
  • And other specific site issues that challenge supervisors on a daily basis

The course includes publications, registration and certification.

How long is the course?

The SSSTS is a 2 day course.

Teaching and Assessment

Teaching: The SSSTS Course is a very interactive course, the tutor teaches through classroom discussions, case studies, teamwork and individual/group presentations. There is also some work that may need to be completed outside of the training.

Assessment: The candidates will be assessed throughout and complete a multiple choice test at the end of the course.


The candidate will achieve a CITB renewable 5-year Site Safety Plus (SSSTS) certificate.

The certificate is valid for 5 years. 

Mandatory Entry Requirements

The candidate must be able to read, write and understand English at a good level.

The candidate must be working in construction, either already in or ready to progress into a supervisory role.

If the candidate needs to re-sit the test, they must do this within 90 days of the original course date (at an additional cost)

The candidate must provide a valid ID on the first day of the course, a copy of passport or driving licence will be sufficient.