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SSSTS Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme


Who should attend?

The CITB SSSTS course is des​igned for first line managers looking to continue or take on a supervisory role within the construction industry. The Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme should be attended by construction workers and team leaders with supervisory responsibilities and therefore legal responsibilities.

Course progression

SMSTS Nvq level 4/6 award

Aims and Objective

The Health and Safety at Work Act, Regulations and the Approved Codes of Practice and Guidance Notes

The H&S Legal System

Causes, types and the ​numbers of construction accidents

Risk Assessments in all manner of construction circumstances such as:, 

  • working at height,
  •  demolition, occupational health, 
  • fire, electricity, 
  • confined spaces and the control of contractors


The SSSTS course content focuses on the importance of risk assessments in construction sectors. It also focus on how to implement control measures on site and how to use communication to ensure a site will remain safe for everyone. The CITB SSSTS course content works on monitoring the control measures and making sure that the work is carried out correctly and follows the advice and guides set out in the risk assessments

I t also includes recent changes in accepted working practices. For those who successfully complete the course there is a recognised certificate

Course Duration

1 day - 8.45 am to 4.30 pm

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