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SSSTS - Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme



SSSTSThe Site Supervisors' Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) is a popular course for those who are undertaking a supervisory role within a construction company. The SSSTS course is relatively short but provides these individuals with the knowledge they need to effectively handle the health and safety of their chosen workplace. 

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. It provides supervisors with an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities.

The SSSTS course is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group as the standard training for all supervisors working on UKCG sites.

Course Content

The main topics covered are:New-Course-Price-275-with-Levy

  • The Health and Safety Legal System
  • Construction Accidents – types, numbers and immediate and underlying causes
  • Awareness of other Regulations
  • Approved Codes of Practice and Guidance Notes
  • Work at Height
  • Demolition Noise and Vibration
  • Occupational Health
  • Fire Awareness
  • Control of contractors
  • Electricity and Confined Spaces.


The method of assessment will be by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course as well as being expected to be interactive during the course.

This certificate expires every five years. After this period certificate holders are required to sit the SSSTS refresher course to renew their qualification for a further five years.


2 Days inclusive


Fee: £275 + VAT per delegate (for attendance to SMC open courses)

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Registration
  • Examination Entry Fees
  • Comprehensive Course Notes
  • Certificate (on successful completion)

This course can also be run in-house for up to 20 people per course
Fee: Please call for a quote

Companies that are eligible for CITB grant refund can claim a grant back for each successful candidate who completes the course. Please ask us about CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy & Grants for more info.