health & safety awareness

Health & Safety Awareness

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver the Health & Safety Awareness course monthly at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

This Site Safety Plus course is for you if you’re considering, or already, working within the construction and civil engineering industry

  • Course Duration:  1 Days
  • Open Course Price: £130 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 20
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Approved By: Site Safety Plus
  • Assessment: You will be required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate (valid for 5  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is designed to help those who are about to work, or have just begun to work, in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site wishing to obtain an industry accreditation card

This course is also an alternative route to the QCF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment for the CSCS Labourer Card. The HSA course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site.

Course Content

  • Accident and ill health
  • Prevention and recording
  • Health and Welfare
  • First Aid and Emergency
  • PPE
  • Asbestos
  • Respiratory Hazards
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Fire Prevention and Control
  • Electrical Safety, tools and equipment
  • Site Transport Safety
  • Lifting Operations and Equipment
  • Working at Height
  • Excavations & Confined Space
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Pollution, Waste Materials and Nuisance

CITB Levy Payers will receive a payment of £60 upon completion of this course.

Site Safety Plus SMSTS

Site Management Safety Training Scheme ( SMSTS)

At Safety Training Solutions, we can deliver the Site Management Safety Training Scheme ( SMSTS)  multiple times throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

The SMSTS course is one of the most highly respected qualifications for persons who are responsible for the management of construction activities such as construction, building maintenance or facilities management.

  • Course Duration:  5 Days
  • Open Course Price:  £595+VAT
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 20
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Approved By: Site Safety Plus
  • Assessment: This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations. In addition, you will be required to undertake some self-study outside of the course.  You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate (valid for 5  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is suited to project managers, site managers and supervisors, business proprietors and client-based personnel with the knowledge and skills to enable them to ensure healthy and safe conditions for construction site employees.

Course Contents

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations
  • Risk assessments/method statements
  • Recent changes in accepted working practices
  • Behavioural safety
  • Management of occupational health
  • Electricity
  • Excavations
  • Working at height
  • Scaffolding
  •  Demolition
  • Confined spaces.

CITB Levy Payers will receive a payment of £240 upon completion of this course.

smsts refresher

SMSTS Refresher

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver the SMSTS Refresher course multiple times throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

This course is for you if you have previously passed the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course and are looking to renew this award for another 5 years.

SMSTS Refresher

  • Course Duration: 2 Days
  • Open Course Price: £315 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate:20
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Approved By: Site Safety Plus
  • Assessment: You will be required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate (valid for 5  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is for candidates who hold a current SMSTS Certificate which is due to expire.

CITB Levy Payers will receive a payment of £120 upon completion of this course.

If your SMSTS Certificate has expired or if you ahve never previously held this award, then you will need to attend the SMSTS 5 Day Course.

sssts

Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)  multiple times throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

This course introduces Site Supervisors to their legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.

  • Course Duration:  2 Days
  • Open Course Price:  £310 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 20
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Approved By: Site Safety Plus
  • Assessment: You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate (valid for 5  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is for anyone in a supervisory role with responsibility’s in a construction environment

SSSTS

Course Content

  • Health & Safety Law, including CDM Regulations
  • Health & Safety management systems, risk assessments and method statements
  • Statutory inspections and checks, reporting accidents, injuries and ill health
  • Leadership and worker engagement
  • Health & Welfare of the workforce, first aid and emergency procedures
  • COSHH, Asbestos, Dust, Fumes, Noise and Vibration and Manual Handling
  • Site set up and security, fire prevention and control, electrical safety, temporary works and plant and work equipment
  • Lifting operations and equipment, working at height and excavations
  • Underground and overhead services and confined spaces
  • Multiple Choice Examination

CITB Levy Payers will receive a payment of £140 upon completion of this course.

If you already hold a valid SSSTS certificiate and you wish to renew this, then you will just have to complete an SSSTS Refresher course.

sssts refresher

SSSTS Refresher

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver the SSSTS Refresher course throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

This course is for you if you have previously passed the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course, or a previous refresher course.

  • Course Duration:  1 Days
  • Open Course Price: £220+VAT
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 20
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Approved By: Site Safety Plus
  • Assessment: You will be required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate (valid for 5  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is for candidates who hold a current SSSTS Certificate which is due to expire.

Course Content

  • Health & Safety Law, including CDM Regulations
  • Health & Safety management systems, risk assessments and method statements
  • Statutory inspections and checks, reporting accidents, injuries and ill health
  • Leadership and worker engagement
  • Health & Welfare of the workforce, first aid and emergency procedures
  • COSHH, Asbestos, Dust, Fumes, Noise and Vibration and Manual Handling
  • Site set up and security, fire prevention and control, electrical safety, temporary works and plant and work equipment
  • Lifting operations and equipment, working at height and excavations
  • Underground and overhead services and confined spaces
  • Multiple Choice Examination

CITB Levy Payers will receive a payment of £70 upon completion of this course.