Thursday, March 10, 2016

BESA Training launches new Site Safety Plus courses

BESA Training has launched three new courses aimed at site supervisors and those who have recently started working within the Building Engineering Services industry.

The Site Safety Plus Scheme provides all levels of the workforce within the Building and Engineering Services sector and allied professions with a framework for health and safety training and career development.

Paul McLauglin of BESA  said ‘ following requests from our members to supply nationally accredited training for Health & Safety we are pleased to be delivering these courses, recognised by BuildUK and covering the amendments to Construction Design and Management Regulations (2015). As a sector we need to ensure we are compliant with this important changes, and we as BESA Training need to ensure you have access to them. We will be designing and delivering more courses soon that help our members keep their CPD and Compliance requirements up to date’.

The three courses are being held at The Priory in Burnham, Buckinghamshire on the following dates:

  • Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) Tuesday 5 April
  • Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Wednesday 13 April and Thursday 14 April
  • Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SSSTS-R) Friday 15 April.

The Site Safety Plus Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) course is a 1 day course aimed at those who are new to joining the construction and civil engineering industry. It provides a summary of health, safety and environmental issues on construction sites and is an industry recognised qualification, accredited through the CITB.

The Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme is a 2 day course for those who work on site in a supervisory capacity or who are considering moving into this area of work. On completion of the course delegates will be able to understand health and safety law, identify their supervisor responsibilities in controlling a site safely, carry out timely intervention of bad practice and carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and risk assessments.

The Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Refresher course is a one day course aimed at those who have previously passed the SSSTS or subsequent refresher SSSTS-R course. Completion of the refresher course must be within 5 years however it is recommended to be completed within three years due to changes in legislation.

Prices start from £122 + VAT. To book a place or for further information please email

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