CITB Site Safety Plus

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GMCT Offer the following SSP Courses

SMSTS – Site Managers Safety Training Scheme & Refresher

SSSTS – Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme & Refresher

The 1 Day Health & Safety Course (Labourers Green CSCS Card)

What is Site Safety Plus

The Site Safety Plus Scheme provides the building, civil engineering and allied industries with a range of courses for people seeking to develop and maintain their skills in this area.

These courses are designed to give everyone from operative to senior manager the skills they need to progress through the industry. From a one day Health and Safety Awareness course to the five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme, our courses ensure everyone benefits from the best possible training.

Health and Safety Awareness (1 Day HSA)
This Site Safety Plus course is for you if you’re considering, or already, working within the construction and civil engineering industry, you will also need this course to obtain a green CSCS Labourers card.

Overview
This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe. It covers your individual and employer’s responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

At the end of the course you will have an understanding of:

  • the need to prevent accidents
  • health and safety law
  • how your role fits into the control and management of the site
  • risk assessments and method statements
  • performing safely and asking for advice
  • how to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.

Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) & Refresher Course (SSSTS-R)

This course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, supervisory responsibilities.

Overview
It is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) as the standard training for all supervisors working on UKCG sites and provides an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It highlights legal responsibilities and the need to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.

At the end of the course you will 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 this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to take a 1 day refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) & Refresher Course (SMSTS-R)

This course is for you if you’re considering, or already have, responsibilities for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff e.g. site manager.

Overview
It covers all relevant legislation affecting safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture within the workforce.

  • At the end of the course you will be able to:
    implement all health, safety, welfare and environmental legislation affecting your daily work
  • implement new guidance and industry best practice
  • state your duties and responsibilities with regards to health, safety, welfare and the environment

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to take a 2 day refresher course before the expiry date on your certificate, otherwise the full course will need to be retaken.

GMCT Ltd are accredited to deliver all of the above courses, on site, at your business premises or at our training centre in Rochdale. Please email, call or complete the contact form on our web page and we will help facilitate your training requirements.