SSSTS Classroom Based Courses in Solihull, Birmingham
SSSTS Birmingham course runs consecutive week days, in a physical classroom
Birmingham 2 Day Block - Classroom Training Course
The SSSTS classroom based course (Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme) is intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. It provides an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as the legal responsibilities relevant to a construction site supervisors work activities. Certification for the SSSTS course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified, you will need to take a refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate.
Why choose a classroom based SSSTS course?
► Ideal for people who feel they learn better in the face-to-face environment of a classroom
► SSSTS in a classroom removes any technology, internet access or 'quiet study space' issues
► Classroom SSSTS courses are ideal if you have hearing issues or language challenges
SSSTS Classroom Based Courses Birmingham
Classroom based SSSTS courses are more expensive, as they have greater overheads - if cost is an issue, our remote tutor led SSSTS courses start from £199.20 and include an exclusive bonus online study hub worth £100.
SSSTS courses delivered in a physical classroom with paper based exam
The 2 day SSSTS classroom based course in Birmingham is perfect if you prefer face-to-face learning and can easily commute to our Solihull location. The SSSTS course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, supervisory responsibilities working on a UK construction site. The SSSTS online course gives you an understanding of the health, safety, welfare and environmental issues on a construction site.
2 Day Block SSSTS Classroom Based Courses Birmingham
CITB site safety training courses are critical to anyone who has a role on site as they help to demonstrate competence, which is why you must ensure you take extra steps to ensure the knowledge is meaningfully passed on. This is why many people prefer a classroom based learning environment to study the Site Supervisior Safety Training Scheme and get their SSSTS Certificate.
SSSTS Classroom Based Courses - Birmingham
The online Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme course, or SSSTS, is a qualification created by CITB to establish a clear industry-wide standard for the management of health and safety on construction sites. An SSSTS qualification is shown in the Approved Code of Practice for Construction Regulations, it is considered to be a key requirement for anyone who acts in a supervisory role on a construction site.
SSSTS classroom based course mandatory entry requirements
► To be able to read, write and understand English to a good level. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area
► You will need to provide a valid photo ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence
► If you need to re-sit the test, you must do this within 90 days of the original course date at an additional charge
Birmingham SSSTS classroom based courses
► Unit 1, Focus Park, Ashbourne Way, Solihull, Birmingham B19 4QU
► Taught in a classroom, by expert trainers in an engaging format to ensure the delegates acquire the relevant knowledge and training experience.
► SSSTS 2 day course has a paper based exam on day 2
► Certification for the SSSTS course is valid for 5 years
► To remain certified in this area, you will need to take an SSSTS Refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.
The SSSTS course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, or are set to take on supervisory responsibility at an organisation and need official training and qualifications for the role.
SSSTS classroom based course pre-course preparation
You can participate in our Birmingham classroom courses on your iPad, laptop or PC, or simply with a pen and notebook.
SSSTS course agenda
This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations. You will need to do some self-study outside the course.
► The Health and Safety at Work Act
► Specific site issues that challenge supervisors on a daily basis
► Effective toolbox talks
► Supervision of occupational health
► Behavioural safety
► Theory Test – A number of multiple choice and written questions, delegates must score 80% or more to pass.
SSSTS course agenda when studying in a classroom
On day 2 you will complete a paper based exam
► Individual SSSTS exam papers are assigned to each course being taught.
► On the day of your exam the tutor will hand out an your exam. The tutor will guide all delegates through the format of the exam and exam process to ensure everyone understands what is required.
► The exam paper is made up of two parts and you have 30 minutes to complete the exam.
Part A - 22 multiple choice questions worth one mark each (4 of which are Safety Critical questions and the four MUST be answered correctly).
Safety Critical Questions - are always based around the following subjects:
- Respiratory Hazards
- Manual Handling
- Work at Height
Part B - 3 written questions worth 2 or 3 marks each.
The examination lasts for 30 minutes.
During the examination the first 20 minutes are undertaken with no reference material. However, for the last 10 minutes delegates are allowed to use the GE706 & GT700 and notes.
If delegates do not achieve 81% but score above 70% they qualify for an immediate resit. ( a different examination paper)
Delegates scoring less than 70% would be required to book another SSSTS course
Sameday marking and results of your SSSTS course exam
► Your completed exam paper is marked by your SSSTS course tutor the day of the exam, this can take 40-60 minutes to complete the process.
You will have three possible outcomes:
► 81% or more gives you a PASS
► Score 71% or less and you will need to resit the whole course.
► Score anything between 72% - 79% and you will be able to resit the exam that day. You get one more chance to achieve a pass. There is a different dedicated SSSTS re-sit online exam allocated which is different to the exam taken earlier. If you fail to achieve a pass, you will need to resit the whole course.
If successful you will receive your digital certificate within 2 weeks.
At the end of the SSSTS online course you will be have an understanding of:
► Health and safety law and how it applies to supervisors
► Your supervisory responsibilities in controlling site safely
► Risk assessments and the need for method statements
► Effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
► Monitoring site activities effectively
► Timely intervention when bad practice is identified
Certification for the SSSTS course is valid for 5 years.
To remain certified in this area, you will need to take an SSSTS refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.