Ensuring Continued Excellence in Site Supervision

Ensuring Continued Excellence in Site Supervision

26th March, 2024

SSSTS Refresher Course: Ensuring Continued Excellence in Site Supervision 

The Site Supervisor's Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher Course is an essential program for maintaining high standards of health and safety in the construction industry. Accredited by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), this one-day course is specifically designed for individuals currently holding supervisory roles on construction sites. It serves to update and refresh their knowledge on the latest health and safety practices, ensuring their certifications remain valid and up to date. This blog post delves into the course's overview, structure, duration, location, and completion criteria. 

Course Overview 

The SSSTS Refresher Course is pivotal for supervisors who have previously completed the SSSTS course and are looking to renew their qualification for an additional five years. It focuses on reaffirming the delegate's understanding of legal, health, and safety responsibilities, particularly in supervising on-site operations and ensuring the well-being of operatives under their supervision. 

Course Structure 

The course is designed to reinforce the key concepts and responsibilities introduced in the initial SSSTS training. It includes: 

  • A review of health and safety laws and regulations. 

  • An update on recent changes in health and safety construction management practices. 

  • Discussions on effective health, safety, welfare, and environmental issues facing supervisors. 

  • Insights into supervisory best practices in the context of health and safety. 

For those interested in furthering their professional development, information on specialist Supervisory NVQs provided by Midland Plant Training and Testing is available, offering pathways towards obtaining a gold CSCS supervisors card. 

Course Duration 

The refresher course is conducted over a single day, designed to efficiently update the supervisors' knowledge and extend their qualification validity by another five years. To be eligible for the refresher course, delegates must hold an in-date and valid SSSTS certificate. 


The course is offered at: 

  • Midland Plant Training and Testing, Brownhills, WS8 7DL 

  • Birmingham – Nechells 

These locations are chosen for their accessibility to accommodate participants from various regions, ensuring ease of attendance. 

Course Completion 

Upon successful completion, candidates are awarded a Site Safety Plus accredited certificate, validating their updated qualifications for five more years. This certification underscores the participant's commitment to maintaining safety standards and their role in fostering a safe working environment on construction sites. 

Enquire About The Course 

Midland Plant Training and Testing is dedicated to providing top-tier training and support through a team of expert trainers, testers, assessors, and administrative staff. Site supervisors seeking to update their SSSTS certification are encouraged to enroll in the refresher course to stay abreast of the latest in health and safety practices. 

For more information about the SSSTS Refresher Course and to ensure your supervisory qualifications remain current, please contact us at 01543 899706 or via email at enquiries@mptt.co.uk. Our team is ready to assist you in continuing your commitment to excellence in site supervision and safety management.