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CITB SSSTS Course Page

Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

£240 Total cost

(The cost include exams and all associated costs)

Our CITB-approved SSSTS course covers all aspects of health, safety, and welfare responsibilities for construction site supervisors. With a focus on compliance with relevant legislation and best practices, participants gain a thorough understanding of their duties to maintain safe working environments.

Reasons to Choose the CITB SSSTS Course 

  • Industry-Recognised Expertise: The CITB SSSTS training course is widely acknowledged and respected, showcasing your commitment to safety and professionalism in construction.

  • Enhanced Safety Knowledge: Gain in-depth insights into the latest safety regulations and best practices, creating a safer work environment for all.

  • Career Advancement: Unlock higher-level job opportunities and increase your earning potential by showcasing your SSSTS certification.

  • Legal Compliance: Ensure full compliance with industry regulations, reducing risks and liabilities for your projects and organisation.

  • Interactive Learning Experience: Engage in dynamic, instructor-led sessions that blend theory with practical applications, maximising knowledge retention.


What Topics Are Covered in SSSTS Course?

The SSSTS Course Covers a Wide Range of Topics


  • The content of the SSSTS course typically covers various topics relevant to construction site supervision, such as:

  • Legal responsibilities and duties of a supervisor

  • Understanding relevant health and safety legislation

  • Hazard identification, risk assessment, and control measures

  • Effective communication and leadership skills

  • Accident investigation and reporting

  • Control of subcontractors and site inductions

  • Emergency procedures and first aid

  • Environmental considerations


SSSTS Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about the CITB SSSTS course to provide you with valuable insights. Whether you're considering enrolling in the course or seeking more information, we've got you covered.


The SSSTS course is ideal for current and aspiring construction site supervisors, team leaders, foremen, and anyone with supervisory responsibilities in the construction industry.

Why is SSSTS training important?


The SSSTS course aims to provide site supervisors with a comprehensive understanding of their health, safety, welfare, and environmental responsibilities on construction sites. It helps them effectively manage health and safety issues and create safer working environments.

How long is the SSSTS course?

The SSSTS course usually lasts for two days and can be delivered through classroom-based training, online learning, or a combination of both. CITB-approved training providers offer the course across different locations.

Is there an assessment or exam at the end of the SSSTS course?


To successfully complete the SSSTS course, participants typically need to pass a multiple-choice test and participate in group exercises and discussions to demonstrate their understanding of the course material.

Are there any prerequisites for attending the SSSTS course?


There are no formal prerequisites for attending the SSSTS course. However, it is essential to have a good understanding of spoken and written English, as the course and examination are conducted in English.

How do I renew my SSSTS certificate?


To renew your SSSTS certificate, you must complete the SSSTS Refresher course. This shorter one-day course provides updates on the latest health and safety regulations and refreshes your knowledge from the full SSSTS course. It is crucial to renew your certificate before it expires to remain eligible for managerial roles on construction sites.

7. How can I find a reputable CITB SSSTS training provider?


To find a reputable training provider, look for those accredited by CITB and other relevant industry bodies. Read reviews and testimonials from previous participants to gauge the quality of their training. Ensure that the provider offers up-to-date course materials and experienced instructors.

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  • CITB SSSTS training is a vital investment in your construction career, providing you with the knowledge and skills to ensure a safer and compliant work environment as a site supervisor.


  • By completing this comprehensive sssts course, you not only protect yourself but also your team and those around you.


  • Enrol in the CITB SSSTS course today and take a significant step towards advancing your career in construction Site Supervision.

CITB SSSTS Course Information



  • This is a 2-day classroom based course, with the second day to complete a mandatory toolbox talk and  course assessment.

  • Dependent on the learner’s experience, there may well be some pre-course

       or post-course reading.



   The course cost is £240 & includes:

  • All course materials 

  • Study book

  • Tea/Coffee throughout the day


We have a fixed training venue on the outskirts of Tidworth, Wiltshire – Just off the A303 (We can also deliver this course on your site, although this will be subject to a pre-course assessment to make sure your work place meets our requirements and a minimum number of students).


To find out more information please contact our admin staff who will be more than happy to discuss your requirements.

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