CITB Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

CITB SSSTS, Manchester

Our CITB SSSTS course in Manchester is designed for individuals aspiring to take on roles involving the planning, monitoring, organisation, and administration of staff teams. Located in Bury, this course is particularly beneficial for those already holding the position of Site Manager in the Manchester region or those aiming to progress into it.

Delivered by the proficient team at Acadame, our CITB SSSTS programme covers relevant legislation concerning safe practices within the building, construction, and civil engineering sectors. Emphasising the imperative nature of workplace risk assessment, we underscore the significance of implementing necessary control measures and facilitating effective communication. Throughout, we remain dedicated to fostering a robust health and safety culture. Endorsed by Build UK, our SSSTS course in Manchester surpasses CITB’s standards for construction supervisor training.

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Can you get a Gold CSCS card with SSSTS?

The short answer is no, an SSSTS certificate is not enough to allow you to gain a gold managers CSCS card in the construction industry, or any CSCS card for that matter. It is however a mandatory requirement for many construction sites and a great way to increase your skills and knowledge when it comes to supervising health and safety on construction sites.

If you do need a Gold Supervisory CSCS Card, you need to look at either:

Grants & Funding for Industry Support

Tier 2 CITB Grant Payment Available (£140) for SSSTS

CITB pay grants for the achievement of approved short courses, which last from 3 hours to 29 days and are focused on the core construction skills needed across the industry. 

SSSTS training course dates in Manchester

We’re also proud to offer this course in Staffordshire and Liverpool.

Interested in attending? Have a suggestion about running this course near you?

  • 15
    Jul

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 08:30 - 16:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 22
    Jul

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 09:00 - 17:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 08
    Aug

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 08:30 - 16:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 12
    Aug

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 08:30 - 16:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 13
    Aug

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 09:00 - 17:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 02
    Sep

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 08:30 - 16:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 09
    Sep

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 08:30 - 16:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 23
    Sep

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 09:00 - 17:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 07
    Oct

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 08:30 - 16:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT
  • 14
    Oct

    CITB (SSSTS) Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme

    Duration: 2 days, 08:30 - 16:00
    • £265.00 excl. VAT

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Grants & Funding for Industry Support

Tier 2 CITB Grant Payment Available (£70) for SSSTS

Suitability

Who should do this course

This course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, supervisory responsibilities in the Manchester area. 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 and recognise that a safe site is efficient, economical, productive and environmentally friendly.

Assessment

How someone is measured

Continuous assessment and multiple-choice test. The examination paper is compulsory and consists of 25 questions, selected by CITB, covering all aspects of the course. The examination pass mark is 80% (24 out of 30). The paper consists of 22 multiple choice questions and three short written questions. There are four safety critical questions in each exam paper. The learner must answer all four of these questions correctly to pass the exam

Duration

How long the course takes

This course is held over two days and is delivered at our site in Bury, Manchester.

What’s covered in CITB Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

Syllabus

Unit 1

1. Health and safety law

Purpose of health and safety legislation and the different legislative requirements that must be followed to ensure this is achieved. 

2. Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)

How the CDM Regulations are used to support health and safety on site.

3. Health and safety management systems

Develop, maintain and monitor a health and safety management system.

4. Risk assessments and method statements

Write and use risk assessments and method statements to ensure a safe working environment.

5. Statutory inspections and checks

Statutory inspections and checks for a construction site.

6. Reporting accidents, injuries and ill health

Reporting accidents, injuries and ill health that may occur in the construction industry.

7. Leadership and worker engagement

Good leadership and worker engagement to aid with protecting the workforce.

Unit 2

1. Health and welfare of the workforce

Protect the health and welfare of the workforce in the construction industry.

2. First aid and emergency procedures

Manage first aid and emergency procedures for a construction site.

3. Hazardous substances

Identify and handle hazardous substances associated with working on a construction site.

4. Asbestos

Risks to health posed by asbestos, and the basic legal requirements to manage those risks.

5. Dust and fumes

Control exposure to dust and fumes (respiratory hazards) for workers on a construction site.

6. Noise and vibration

Control exposure to noise and vibration for construction workers.

7. Manual handling

Outline how to properly undertake manual handling activities when lifting loads

Unit 3

1. Site set up and security

Factors to be considered when setting up a construction site.

2. Fire prevention and control

Fire hazard risks and identify basic requirements for fire safety on site.

3. Electricity

Dangers of electricity and good working practices for working on, or near to, live electrical circuits and with electrical tools and equipment.

4. Plant and work equipment

Control and the management of plant, transport and work equipment on site.

5. Lifting operations and lifting equipment

Basic requirements for safe lifting operations, equipment and accessories and the steps required to ensure safety.

Unit 4

1. Working at height

Key principles for working safely at height.

2. Excavations

Main hazards and control considerations for excavation work.

3. Underground and overhead services

Locate, identify and plan for work near underground and overhead services.

4. Confined spaces

Main hazards and safety considerations for working in a confined space.

5. Temporary works

Main duties of temporary works supervisors.

Unit 5

1. Environmental awareness

Environmental awareness on site.

2. Pollution

Preventing pollution.

3. Waste materials

Environmental damage can occur from improper management of waste materials.

4. Nuisance

Reducing nuisance, noise, dust and light.

Who is CITB?

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is the industry training board for the UK construction industry. It’s their job to help the construction industry attract talent and to support skills development, to build a better Britain.

How can I study the SSSTS course?

We recognise that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes. We can deliver the course in your workplace, you can visit one of our training centres or you can complete the course via an online virtual live class.

How long does the SSSTS course take to complete?

The course is held over 2 days.

Will I be issued with a certificate upon successful SSSTS completion?

Yes. On successful completion the learner will receive an accredited digital CITB certificate. The certificate will be forwarded by CITB at a later date. A proof of pass can be immediately provided if required though.

How long is the SSSTS certificate valid for?

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to take a shorter refresher course before the expiry date, otherwise you would need to retake the full 2 day course.

Are there any entry requirements for SSSTS?

The minimum entry requirement for the Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme Course is a good understanding of spoken and written English. If you have any concerns in this area, please call us.

Frequently asked questions

What we regularly get asked about the CITB Site Supervision Safety Training (SSSTS) in Bury, Manchester course

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