The SSSTS-R is a one-day refresher course for site supervisors who have previously completed the full 2-day SSSTS course or previous refresher course. The course is designed to update candidates on changes to legislation and best practice in construction site safety.
If you hold a valid SSSTS or current SSSTS-Refresher certificate and your certificate is due to expire, you will need to take the SSSTS-R course to renew your certification and maintain this accreditation. It is recommended that you take the course within six months of your certificate's expiry date.
The SSSTS and refresher certificate is valid for five years. After that, you will need to take the SSSTS-R course to renew your certification. You can take the SSSTS-R course as many times as necessary through your career to renew your certification.
The SSSTS-R course covers topics such as changes to legislation, best practice in health and safety, Toolbox Talks, risk assessments and method statements, and site Supervision and leadership.
The pass mark for the SSSTS course is 80%. Candidates who achieve a score of 80% or higher will receive a CITB certificate of achievement, this will also be recorded on the CITB online Card Checker system.