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CITB - SSSTS (Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme)

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 20
  • Validity 60 Months

Additional Course Notes

For dates for this course, please call 01752 485303

Course Aims

The course aims to help site supervisors to:

• Supervise health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions and within the context of their role
• Develop an understanding of responsibility and accountability for site health, safety and welfare of workers on site
• Recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical, productive and environmentally friendly

Course Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications or experience are necessary. Candidates should ensure that they attend the Site Safety Plus course most relevant to their job role (i.e. Supervisor or Managers)  

Delegates should be competent in literacy, language comprehension and numeracy.

Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed with LTC Training Services Ltd prior to making a booking so we can best accommodate your needs.

Course Content


  • Introductions and objectives
  • Health and safety law
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulation 2015
  • Health and safety management systems
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Statutory inspections and checks
  • Reporting accidents, injuries and ill health
  • Leadership and worker engagement
  • Health and welfare of the workforce
  • First aid and emergency procedures
  • Hazardous substances
  • Asbestos
  • Dust and fumes
  • Noise and vibration
  • Manual handling
  • Site set up and security
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Electricity
  • Plant and work equipment
  • Lifting operations and lifting equipment


  • Presenting effective toolbox talks
  • Working at heights
  • Excavations
  • Underground and overhead services
  • Confined spaces
  • Temporary works
  • Environmental awareness
  • Pollution
  • Waste Materials
  • Nuisance
  • Examination
  • Course Review/ Closure

Who will benefit

This two-day course is designed for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities (First line managers, foreman, gangers, team leaders and supervisors). The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries.  It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures, and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.

This course is endorsed by Build UK and exceeds the standard set by CITB for construction supervisors training.