Duration: 1 Day

Aimed at: The Site Safety Supervisor Training Scheme Refresher course is for existing SSSTS certificate holders and must be taken before the certificate expiry date.

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An overview of the SMSTS Refresher Training Course:

After successful completion of the course, the delegate will reinforce their existing skills regarding relevant health and safety legislation, current guidance and best practice. In addition, the individual will also refresh their understanding of H&S, welfare and the environment.

This CITB SSSTS Refresher course includes the following elements:

  • How health and safety law is structured
  • How the supervisory role fits in with the manager’s role in controlling the site safely
  • Understanding the need for method statements
  • Construction Site Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Communication routes within site activity
  • Behavioural safety
  • Supervision of occupational health

Delivery of the SSSTS Refresher Course

Target Zero deliver the CITB SSSTS Refresher course both remotely and in various classroom venues.

Attendance is required for the full day in order to take the exam. There are assessment exercises throughout the course and the 30-minute exam consists of 22 multiple choice and 4 safety critical questions which need to be answered correctly to pass the exam. The GE706 book can be used for the last 10 minutes of the exam.


The certificate lasts 5 years, this refresher course needs to be completed before the existing certificate expires. Alternatively, the delegate may look to book a SMSTS course with Target Zero. The CITB certificate takes 2 – 3 weeks and will be emailed to you.

Once you have booked online you will be emailed Joining Instructions, confirming the course details and the venue address. Please remember to bring photographic ID (passport or driving licence). If you have any questions, call 0333 444 0018.

We ask you to complete an Initial Assessment via a link that is emailed to you. It is a CITB requirement that all delegates have a sufficient level and understanding of English to take the course.

Confirmation of your result will be emailed shortly following the course completion.

The certificate will be emailed within 2 to 3 weeks after the course completion.

About SSSTS Refresher Course

Our CITB Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher courses are designed to give delegates a broad reminder of their responsibilities for health and safety on construction sites. Approved and endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group, the SSSTS refresher course is a must for anyone who occupies a supervisory role on UK sites and are looking to brush up on their knowledge of their legal responsibilities and the latest construction industry regulations.

Why choose a Target Zero course?

One company for all your health and safety needs

Courses available at times and locations that suit you

Customised training solutions to meet your requirements

Working with parties of any size, from one employee to entire workforces

Delivering training from experienced industry professionals

Target Zero provides a wide range of health and safety training solutions to managers and contractors across the UK workforce. The aim of the courses are to provide high-quality training to equip anyone working in construction trade with the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their roles safely. Whether you’re looking for a CITB Site Safety Course, including the HSA, SMSTS, SSSTS, SEAT and refresher, you can be assured that Target Zero delivers precisely the training your company needs. We also offer Temporary Works, NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ’s and Mental Health training.
We offer a range of courses which you can take either online or in the classroom at our venues in Chelmsford, Peterborough, Stratford, Grimsby, Barking, Crawley or Sheffield. The price of the courses varies depending on the length and contents of the training, for example, our Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme online course is priced at £149, whilst the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme online costs £449.

For your convenience, we accept a variety of credit cards and can also offer up to 50% when you purchase a bundle of e-courses.

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