Must have books for construction industry training!


Construction Health & Safety Awareness 2020

This is a must have book if you want to pass CSCS or H&S tests. Great source of knowledge and unique approach to construction industry. Highly recommended by others.


Construction Skills Health & Safety Test: All the Questions & Answers

If you want to pass CSCS H&S tests this book is for you! You will find 3 sections in this book: Core Test questions, specialist test questions and HVACR questions. Be on the safe side and study this book before taking a test. Highly recommended.


Health, safety and environment test for operatives and specialists

This book is easy to read and logical layout. Prepare yourself before taking a test. Without learning you will most likely fail.

What does SSSTS stand for?

SSSTS stands for: Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme. This course is specifically for site supervisors and is for you if you are considering, or already have, supervisory responsibilities.

How long does SSSTS last?

  • The certificate you gain is valid for 5 years.

  • You must renew this qualification every five years by attending and passing the SSSTS refresher course. You need to do this before your certificate expires or you will need to re-take the full SSSTS course.

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How to check SSSTS certificate?

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What is SSSTS course?

The course aims to ensure that all staff working in the construction industry with supervisory responsibilities understand the following:

  • Why they are carrying out their identified duties
  • What is expected of them
  • To ensure that they contribute to the overall health and safety of the workplace

Benefits of SSSTS course

This CITB accredited course is recognised as the industry-standard training for all supervisors working on UK construction sites and provides an in-depth understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. The course also details all legal responsibilities and the need to promote health and safety to be able to supervise effectively.

The Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course gives candidates a solid base for the basic understanding of Health & Safety duties and site responsibilities for construction supervisors and those working in junior management roles. Once completed, qualifying candidates wishing to take their training to the next level should be progressed onto the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course. This training course would be suitable for existing site managers, surveyors, agents and staff that hold management positions within your company.

Course Overview

At the end of the course you will have an understanding of the following:

  • Be able to monitor site activities effectively
  • Carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements
  • Have an understanding of how health & safety law is structured and how it applies to supervisors
  • Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safely
  • Timely intervention when bad practice is identified
  • Understand the problems of the industry
  • Your supervisory responsibilities in controlling site safely

On successful completion of this course the candidates are awarded with the Construction Skills Site Safety Plus Certificate. The certification for this course is valid for a five-year period. It is strongly advised that you take a refresher course before the expiry date on your original certificate to remain certified in this area. Failure to do so will mean that the full course will need to be retaken.

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