Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

There are two courses specifically for site supervisors:

  • Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
  • Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SSSTS-R)

Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

This course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, supervisory responsibilities.

Overview

It is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all supervisors working on Build UK sites and provides an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It highlights legal responsibilities and the need to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.

At the end of the course you will have an understanding of:

  • health and safety law and how it applies to supervisors
  • your supervisory responsibilities in controlling site safely
  • risk assessments and the need for method statements
  • effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • monitoring site activities effectively
  • timely intervention when bad practice is identified

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to take a refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.

Find out more about becoming approved to deliver this course

Further information about this course is available in the Scheme Rules

Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SSSTS-R)

This course is for you if you have previously passed the Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS).

Overview

This refresher brings your health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving you a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. It builds on the material in the original course.

It is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all supervisors working on Build UK sites and provides an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It highlights legal responsibilities and the need to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • implement all updated health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation affecting your supervisory role
  • implement new guidance and industry best practice affected by changes
  • fulfil your responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and the environment.

Find out more about becoming approved to deliver this course

Further information about this course is available in the Scheme Rules

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