The CITB SSSTS Refresher course is for delegates who have previously passed the two day CITB Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme course within the last five years and can provide proof of successful attendance. Details of the training venue and the date of the course should also be provided if known. Only those individuals who have passed the two day course and provided evidence of this will be eligible to attend the refresher training.

The Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme refresher training aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace. The SSSTS Refresher course includes a wide range of topics which have been affected by the changes to procedures built upon the material in the original course.


Objectives of the Training

The aims and objectives of the refresher training is to raise awareness of current trends within the Health and Safety Executives direction of enforcement. Improve awareness of recent development in construction, legislation, health and safety, waste, environmental issues and measures that support the implementation of responsibilities under new legislation.


SSSTS Refresher Course Content

The SSSTS Refresher course content will teach individuals to:

  • be aware of their responsibilities under health and safety welfare and environmental issues.
  • be able to implement all relevant legislation which effects them as a supervisor.
  • be more aware of their duties and responsibilities to manage their daily activities.


  • Photographic I.D. is required for all delegates
  • Written parental consent is required for all delegates under 18 years of age
  • Failure to provide this on the first day of the course is likely to result in the delegate not being allowed to attend or complete the training.
Frequently Asked Questions

Individuals who have not previously attended the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme course will be required to attend the full two day SSSTS course.

The CITB accredited site supervisor courses is valid for 5 years only and therefore this course must be reattended every 5 years proior to the expiry of your current qualification.

If your current site supervisor certificate has expired you will not be allowed to attend this course, you will be required to attend the full two day course again.

Assessment is continuous throughout the SSSTS refresher training via individual and group exercises. Testing of the knowledge learned during the two days is in the form of a multiple choice CITB examination paper consisting of 25 questions. 4 of the questions will be safety critical and will require a short written answer.

Safety critical questions are worth 1-3 points each and multiple choice questions are worth 1 point each. To pass the course successfully delegates will be required to answer all of the safety critical questions correctly. The pass the exam a score of 80% (24 out of 30) will be required.

Yes. Full attendance throughout the duration of the training is required. All delegates must have a good understanding of written & spoken English. [Please note that translators are not permitted to attend].