CSSM Course – NPORS Accredited


The NPORS Accredited Construction Site Safety Management (S031) Training is designed for individuals aspiring to shoulder the crucial responsibilities of safety management on construction sites. This NPORS-administered course is specifically tailored for individuals tasked with the planning, organisation, monitoring, control, and administration of a workforce. This typically includes site managers, prospective site managers, supervisors, and individuals with health and safety responsibilities. This comprehensive course is tailored to equip participants with the necessary expertise and skills to proficiently identify potential hazards, promptly report incidents, and effectively communicate safety protocols to ensure the well-being of the workers under their management.

Over five days, Site Managers will be introduced to their legal obligations concerning health, safety, welfare, and environmental matters.

Entry Requirements:

To enrol in this course, participants must possess a good level of English language proficiency in reading, writing, and comprehension. Please feel free to contact us if you have any concerns. Additionally, valid identification, such as a copy of your passport or driver’s license, must be provided on the first day of the course. Attendance for the full duration of the course is mandatory. Failure to attend the entire course will require re-enrollment at an additional cost.

Additional Information and Assessment Approach:

This highly interactive course employs various teaching methods, including case studies, classroom discussions, group activities, and individual/group presentations. Continuous assessment is conducted, and participants are required to complete a written test comprising 25 open questions that demand concise written responses. Each question carries a maximum of 4 marks, and a minimum of 80% is required to achieve a Pass Mark.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded the NPORS Construction Site Safety Management certificate. This certification must be renewed every five years by attending a Refresher course, which must be completed before the current certificate expires.

The Course will cover:

Health & Safety legislation
Legal duties of Employer, Self-Employed and Employee
CDM Regulations
Health & Safety Policy
Risk Assessments, method statements and communication
Employee Training
Communicating with site staff
Principles of leadership
Measuring, monitoring and reporting on H&S
Managing H&S Risks
Accidents, preventative measures and reporting
Site inspections and daily H&S Management
Health in the workplace
Welfare facilities
Mental Health management
Drugs & Alcohol – Identify, manage and support staff
Hazardous substances
Lead and Asbestos management
Noise – mitigation and managing the risk
Vibration – assessment and control
Fire Planning and dangerous substance control
Working with live electrical circuits
Temporary works
Control and management of plant
Control of Lifting operations
Management of lone, mobile or out of hours workers
Working at height
Use of scaffold towers
Planning Excavations
Underground and overhead services
Confined space

Course content

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a certificate.

Your days will include a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon, you will also be allowed a 30 minute break for lunch.

Ensure your bring your own lunch, or alternatively lunch can be provided at £5 a head.

You must bring or know your national insurance number.


Glanville Training Academy Ltd - Plympton

Plympton Recycling and Transfer Station
Galileo Close, Newnham Industrial Estate
Plympton, Plymouth
Devon, PL7 4JW

Please contact us at least 48 hours before the day of training to advise us on any additional requirements that we may need to consider for the training to successfully take place.

Course cancellations made within 5 working days prior of the course date, or, where delegates fail to attend the training course on the course date, will be charged in full. All cancellations must be made in writing. Delegate substitutions may be made prior to the course start date giving written notice. (If any further information required please refer to T&Cs).

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