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Our 2 Day Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Course is part of the CITB Site Safety Plus group of courses which provides construction industry employees with clear training on the health and safety requirements relevant to their role on site.

The SSSTS Courses London is aimed at anyone in a supervisory role within the construction industry and meets the requirements of the BuildUK (formerly UK Contractors Group) Health and Safety Training Standard. All BuildUK member companies e.g. Balfour Beatty, Mace, BAM, Kier, Osbourne, Skanska etc. will require working Site Supervisors to hold the SSSTS or an equivalent qualification if you are working on their projects. However, please note that if you are a non-working supervisor or foreman, the 5 Day Site Management Safety Training Scheme course will be more relevant to your needs because this course is aimed at those looking for preparation for a management position, which you can find further information about on our website.

The SSSTS Courses London covers all aspects of health and safety on a construction project, including industry best practice and the principles of accident prevention, which are relevant to a site supervisor. It clearly sets out your responsibilities under legislation and will provide you with the skills and knowledge to supervise and lead your team effectively and safely, in just 2 days. All of the key risk areas encountered in the industry are covered and our SSSTS courses provide the knowledge required to effectively implement the necessary controls to ensure safety on projects, no matter how big or small they might be. Some of the key areas covered in SSSTS training are listed below:

  • Important Health and Safety Legislation
  • The role of the supervisor in the management structure
  • Identification and control of construction hazards and risks
  • Industry Best Practice
  • The principles of accident prevention
  • Monitoring of health and safety on site
  • Carrying out effective risk assessments and writing method statements
  • Improving health and safety performance and culture

Our SSSTS Courses London are also suitable for experienced construction site operatives who are looking to move into a more responsible role and offer ideal preparation for a supervisory who would like to naturally progress in the industry.

Furthermore, at Heffron Safety Ltd. all of our tutors and consultants are highly qualified health and safety professionals, who have years of experience in the industry.  With this in mind, you can be assured that you will receive the necessary Health & Safety Training relevant to the construction industry, and can walk away knowing that you are better prepared to succeed.


Though our SSSTS courses London are delivered at venues in Central London and Heathrow, you can find more detailed venue information during the booking process. When you book online, you will be presented with the exact location for the SSSTS training you have selected, including the address of the venue, time and date of your training. Alternatively, you can click the link at the top of your selected SSSTS course to be taken directly to their website to find out what facilities they offer.


The assessment process consists of a series of group exercises during the course and a final examination on the second day. The final examination on the second day is a 30-minute, multiple choice paper. In the event of a delegate failing to achieve the required score on the final examination, we will allow them to attend the final day of a later SSSTS course London for additional SSSTS training and resit the examination free of charge.


The SSSTS course London takes place over 2 days, with a total of 16 hours of training. In this time, attendees will learn about important health and safety legislations, industry best practice and how to carry out effective risk assessment and writing method statements, plus more! Due to this, it is essential that delegates attend both days in the correct order and arrive at 09.00 sharp for the ultimate experience. Whilst most SSSTS courses start at 09.00, please note that specific details of start times will be provided during the booking process, and you must ensure that you are available for the duration of the SSSTS training in order to be successful. If you have previously attended SSSTS training, but would like to renew your knowledge, refresher courses are also available.

All existing site managers, agents, surveyors and persons holding positions of managerial control should attend the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course instead of undergoing SSSTS training, which you can find more information about on our website.

For more information about other Site Safety Plus courses we offer, please do not hesitate to contact us on 020 8166 5951 to find out how we can help. Book our SSSTS course today.

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