CSSS Course – NPORS Accredited


The NPORS Accredited Construction Site Safety Supervisor (S029) Training is designed for individuals aspiring to shoulder the crucial responsibilities of safety supervision on construction sites. 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 supervision.

Over two days, Site Supervisors 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 Supervisor certificate. This certification must be renewed every five years by attending a Refresher course, which must be completed before the current certificate expires.

After successfully completing the course all delegates should be able to:

Health & Safety Law
Legal Duties
Construction Design Management
Occupational Health & Safety Management System
Risk Assessment & Method Statement
Statutory Inspections
Accident Reporting & RIDDOR
Principle of Leadership and Worker Engagement
Emergency Procedures
Control of Substances Hazards to Health (COSHH) and Respiratory Controls
Requirements of Welfare Facilities
Fire Arrangements
Noise, Dust, Vibrations and Manual Handling
Considerations of Setting Up a Site
Electrical Safety
Management of Plant and Equipment
Lifting Operations
Working at Height
Excavations and Services (Overhead and Underground)
Confined Space
Roles of a Supervisor
Environmental Concerns

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.

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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