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What is the SSSTS Refresher Course by CITB?

The CITB SSSTS Refresher course is for delegates who have previously passed the two day CITB SSSTS 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 Site Supervisor course and provided evidence of this will be eligible to attend the refresher training.

This refresher training aims to bring construction 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 course will 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.

CITB SSSTS Refresher Course Content

citb sssts refresher 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. The 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.

Important Information

  • 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.

CITB Site Safety Plus Publication / Workbooks

All Site Safety Plus CITB SSSTS Refresher courses advertised on our website include access to Construction Site Skills publications. Dependent on the accredited training provider, delegates are given the option of taking away training materials in the following formats

  • hard copy workbooks
  • CD
  • access to a materials online
Confirmation will be provided via the joining instructions issued following receipt of full payment. Please check at the time of booking as to whether or not current hard copy publications are included in the cost.

CITB Levy Payers

To allow for the automated process of claiming back the training grant, please ensure that delegates attending courses, take the Levy Number & enter it on the relevant section of the course paperwork. Retrospective claims may not be accepted.

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Online (Instructor-Led) Learning Format

The SSSTS Refresher course is available online using a live instructor. The Scheme Rules may be implemented by the CITB as a result of extraordinary circumstances impacting the regular provision of training to the Construction industry. This online learning measure is designed to maintain a level of training in the industry for existing Site Supervisors, ensuring a continued understanding of legislative changes and their impact on the workplace.

The online course is for delegates who have previously passed the 2-day SSSTS course within the last five years and can provide proof of successful attendance.

Online Training Using Video Technology

It is permitted to deliver online refresher course remotely via video technology solution using a live instructor. The training will follow the same curriculum as the classroom course and will deliver the same standard of training meeting all CITB scheme rules.

What’s different about the online refresher course?

  1. The course remains 1-day in duration, however, due to the delivery by remote learning the course may be split into 2 x 3.5 hour sessions (completed over 2 consecutive days).
  2. Minimum delegate numbers for the online course will be reduced to two.
  3. To manage remote training effectively, the maximum number of delegates allowed to attend will be reduced to ten.
  4. Construction site supervision (GE706) is the supporting publication for the online refresher course and is mandatory. In the event of online training taking place, or materials being unavailable for a course running at late notice, a download version of the publication can be used by the delegate as course material.
  5. You must be provided with your own copy of the current version of the mandatory course material at the start of your course, which should be retained upon completion of the SSSTS Refresher online training course. While download purchases should be completed and received shortly after purchase, in some circumstances they make take up to 48 hours.
  6. An alternative exam method will be in place for online courses.
  7. Your I.D will be checked prior to the examination commencing.
  8. During the examination, the trainer will invigilate a maximum of 5 delegates.
  9. You must show the invigilator that you are alone in the room and you must be visible via the video at all times.

What remains the same?

  1. The course remains 1-day in duration.
  2. Delegates are required to complete the full course duration (minimum 7 hours of training + examination time) to be eligible for certification.
  3. Construction site supervision (GE706) is the supporting publication for the SSSTS refresher online course and is mandatory.
  4. To obtain site supervisor re-certification you must pass the relevant examination.
  5. You must not use any reference material until the last 10 minutes of the exam, which is the open book session.

Some providers may not include workbooks within the advertised course fees. Please speak with one of our representatives prior to booking to confirm this by calling 0808 1966 830.