Our Courses

Abrasive Wheels (half day)

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

The aim of the course is to:Train operators in the safe mounting and selection of Abrasive Wheels and Cutting DiscsThe objectives of the course are to enable delegates to:Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers instructions and accepted good practiceSelect and mount the appropriate disc for the work practice that is taking placeHave an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & other current relevant legislationWho do we recommend attends the course?All personnel required to operate portable grinders, bench grinder, stihl saws etc.Course summary:Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises covering:Provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998Health and Safety at Work Act 1974Other current relevant regulationsIntroduction to equipmentHazards and precautions to be observed when using abrasive wheelsWheel selectionStorage, handling & transporting of abrasive wheelsExamination of abrasive wheelsMounting of abrasive wheelsPersonal Protective EquipmentPractical Protective EquipmentTheory testPractical exercisesCourse Duration: 1 day with practical inc or half day awareness onlyCertification: Certificate of Completion

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IOSH Managing Safely

IOSHHealth & Safety
POA

IOSH Working Safely

IOSHHealth & Safety
POA

Counterbalance Forklift

Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
POA

Smsts

20Site ManagementHealth & Safety
450

OVERVIEWThis 5 day SMSTS Training course is designed for site managers, site agents and persons who are, or due to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and a workforce. In order to obtain the qualification delegates MUST attend all days of their chosen course.The SMSTS certificate is valid for 5 years, after which time candidates must sit the SMSTS Refresher course in order to renew their SMSTS certificationThe SMSTS course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.* PLEASE NOTE - It will take approximately 6-8 weeks for CSKILLS to issue certification for this course *

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SSSTS

20Site ManagementHealth & Safety
260

OverviewThe SSSTS course is intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. It provides supervisors with an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will highlight the requirement to promote health and safety to supervise effectively. The SSSTS course is endorsed by Build UK (formerly the United Kingdom Contractors Group) as the standard training for all supervisors working on their sites.Who should attend?Site supervisors or those with supervisory responsibilities would benefit from the SSSTS course.DurationThe SSSTS course lasts 2 days.Aims and ObjectivesThe SSSTS course aims to ensure that all those given supervisory responsibilities understand:Why they are carrying out their identified dutiesWhat is expected of them and to ensure that they contribute to the safety of the work place.OutcomesOn successful completion of the SSSTS course, delegates will:Understand the problems of the industryHave an understanding of how health and safety law is structured and how it applies to supervisorsIdentify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safelyCarry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statementsCarry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefingsBe able to monitor site activities effectivelyUnderstand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified.DeliveryThe method of assessment will be by multiple-choice questions at the end of the SSSTS course as well as being expected to be interactive during the course.AttendanceDelegates are required to attend both sessions, since without full attendance and achievement in the examination the Construction Site Supervisors Safety (SSSTS) Certificate cannot be made.Delegates must attend the days in order and, where not on consecutive days, must complete the SSSTS course within two weeks. Delegates unable to attend both days due to extenuating circumstances (e.g. certificated sickness) will need to enrol onto a new SSSTS course in order to maintain continuity of learning outcomes and attend both days again.ProgressionThis course is an ideal foundation for obtaining a basic understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities for junior management and upon successful completion of this course, a natural progression would be the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course.Existing site managers, agents, surveyors and persons holding positions of managerial control should attend the Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course.End-of-Course Examination RulesThe examination paper is compulsory and consists of 25 multiple-choice questions covering all aspects of the SSSTS course, written and selected by CSkills Awards. It forms the basis of assessment as to whether or not a delegate has successfully achieved a satisfactory level of understanding to be awarded the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) certificate.The examination lasts for 30 minutes and must be completed within this time. Delegates are permitted to use the GE706 Site Safety Simplified publication for the last ten minutes of the examination period. The examination pass mark is 72%.

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Health & Safety

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

Smsts Refresher

20Site ManagementHealth & Safety
POA

The 2 day CITB SMSTS Refresher Training course is designed for candidates who have already passed the SMSTS Course. All SMSTS certificates issued after 1st January 2005 are valid for 5 years from the date of issue. Candidates will be required to show their original 5 day certificate and if known provide details of where and when they took the course. Delegates MUST attend both days in order to obtain their certification..By attending the SMSTS refresher course delegates will be updated on developments in construction legislation and use of appropriate best practice. The course will also enhance existing managerial skills necessary to achieve compliance with any new legal duties and responsibilities placed on them and their workforce.* PLEASE NOTE - It will take approximately 6-8 weeks for CSKILLS to issue certification for this course *Course ObjectivesAt the end of the SMSTS Refresher course successful candidates will be able to: -Manage health and safety on site in accordance with current legal provisions, and within the context of their management and supervisory roleUnderstand their legal, moral and social obligations to maintain a healthy and safe site, as well as consider the benefits and costs of implementation to their organisationIdentify and avoid potential hazards on sitePrepare method statements, risk assessments and other statutory requirements of the Health and Safety at Work ActCourse AgendaThe SMSTS Refresher course will cover the following topics: -Legislation, ACOP updates with discussions on impact and practical aspects of complianceOverview of proposed/impending legislationRIDDOR - Accident statistics, costs, causes, management responsibilities/methods in preventionHSE's current focus on construction activitiesSafety management systems, policies, plans and performance measuringManagement of ContractorsCommunication and consultation aspects, effective use of 'toolbox talks' and 'site inductions'Behavioural Safety including awareness of human error, stress and preventionSyndicate exercisesAssessmentThroughout the course delegates will be assessed. At the end of the SMSTS Refresher course, each individual has to pass an examination and present a suitable health and safety solution to a site activity which qualifies them for the Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate.Delegates must attend both of the days, in accordance with the course programme, to achieve the necessary learning objectives and qualify for re-certification. Successful candidates will be issued with the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher (SMSTS Refresher) certificate which is valid for 5 years.

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Pasma

12Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
125

Summary:The aim of the PASMA Towers for Users course is to educate candidates on how to safely assemble, dismantle, relocate and alter a mobile access tower following relevant legalisations. The course also focuses on increasing candidates ability to identify and eliminate potential dangers when using mobile access towers.The aim of the course is to:Instruct on how to safely assemble, dismantle, relocate and alter a mobile access tower without risk of personal injury to the delegate or othersWho will benefit from this course:Personnel who will be responsible for the assembly, dismantling, alteration, moving and inspecting of mobile access towersDelivery:Instruction both in theory and practical sessions with assessmentsCourse content:Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting working at height with mobile access towersPASMA Code of PracticeProduct Standards EN 1004:2004Assembling, altering and dismantling towers incorporating current best practice for fall protectionInspection of completed mobile access towers and completion of Tower Inspection Recordshazards affecting the use of mobile access towers and how to avoidPPE Suitable head / footwear protection and gloves during the practical sessionCourse Duration: 1 day, lasting a minimum of 6 hoursCertification: A PASMA Certificate and Photo Card will be issued to successful delegates who complete the theory and assessment sessions at the level they attend the course which has a five-year validity period.

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Inhouse Telehandler Training

Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
POA

5 day course for cpcs gets you your red card, can be for testing only for experienced workers.

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sssts 1 day refresher

Site ManagementHealth & Safety
POA

CPCS Telehandler

Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
POA

CITB HEALTH & SAFETY AWARENESS

20General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

CITB Health & Safety Awareness CourseOverviewThe CITB Health & Safety Awareness 1 day course is aimed at people who are entering or are already working in the construction and civil engineering industry. The site safety plus course provides candidates with an understanding and practical summery on the health, safety and wellbeing of their employees and the general public. The course covers their responsibilities and duties and what they should do if someone's health and safety is compromised.* PLEASE NOTE - It will take approximately 6-8 weeks for CSKILLS to issue certification for this course *Course ObjectivesAt the end of the Site Safety Plus Health & Safety Awareness course successful candidates will understand: -Why they carry out their identified dutiesWhat exactly is expected of them in their roleHow they should contribute to the health and safety in the workplace Course AgendaThe CITB Health & Safety Awareness course will cover the following: -The need to prevent accidentsUnderstanding health and safety lawIdentifying how each worker's role fits into the control and management of the siteUnderstanding the need for risk assessments and method statementsAppreciating the need to work safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sureThe obligation to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident AssessmentDelegates are required to complete a multiple choice test at the end of the course. In addition to this they are also expected to interact throughout the session with the rest of the group.Who Should Attend?This one day course can be for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry.Suggested ProgressionDelegates may choose to progress to either the SSSTS or SMSTS course depending on job role.

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NPORS Testing Onsite

3Health & Safety
POA

roller, dumper, excavator, telehandler, we can come to your site and train then test or test only on the above cats.

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Manual Handling

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

Working at height

Health & Safety
POA

Seats

20Site ManagementHealth & Safety
120

Summary:The aim of the SEATS course is to increase candidates knowledge and understanding of environmental issues on a construction site, how to manage waste appropriately and why protecting the environment matters.OverviewThis course meets the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain is required to prove to major contractors. It also covers the environmental aspects of the CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test.Course StructureBest practice techniques and legal compliance The environment and why it mattersEnvironmental management systems Waste management How to be a good neighbour: statutory nuisance, communication Archaeology and heritage.Energy and resources Being a responsible contractor Course Duration: 1 DayCertification: Site Safety Plus Certificate

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Harness

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

Emergency First Aid At Work

12First AidHealth & Safety
75

What will I learn?Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.Identify the need for establishing consent to provide First Aid.Complete an accident report form.Identify the First Aid equipment that should be available in a workplace.Describe the safe use of First Aid equipment.Conduct a scene survey.Conduct a primary survey of a casualty.Give examples of when to call for help.Assess a casualtys level of consciousness.Open a casualtys airway and check breathing.Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position.Manage a casualty who is in seizure.Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin.Describe how to identify a casualty with a:Partially blocked airwayCompletely blocked airwayAdminister First Aid to a casualty who is chokingIdentify the types of external bleeding.Control external bleeding.Recognize shock.Administer First Aid to a casualty who is in shock.Administer First Aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises.Administer First Aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.Administer First Aid to a casualty with small splinters.

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First Aid At Work (3 days)

12First AidHealth & Safety
200

The First Aid at Work training course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces to become a confident first aider at work. Giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work has two units that learners are required to complete in order to achieve the qualification.What will I learn?This course is split into 2 Units. By the end of Unit 1 (day 1) you will be able to:Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.Identify the need for establishing consent to provide First Aid.Complete an accident report form.Identify the First Aid equipment that should be available in a workplace.Describe the safe use of First Aid equipment.Conduct a scene survey.Conduct a primary survey of a casualty.Give examples of when to call for help.Assess a casualtys level of consciousness.Open a casualtys airway and check breathing.Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position.Manage a casualty who is in seizure.Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin.Describe how to identify a casualty with aPartially blocked airwayCompletely blocked airwayAdminister First Aid to a casualty who is choking.Identify the types of external bleeding.Control external bleeding.Recognise shock.Administer First Aid to a casualty who is in shock.Administer First Aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises.Administer First Aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.Administer First Aid to a casualty with small splinters.This course is split into 2 Units. By the end of Unit 2 you will be able toIdentify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history. Conduct a head to toe survey.Recognise suspected:Fractures Dislocations Sprains and strains Administer first aid for:Fractures Dislocations Sprains and strains Recognise suspected:Concussion Skull fracture Cerebral compression Spinal injuryAdminister first aid for suspected:Concussion Skull Fracture Cerebral compression Spinal injury Recognise the different types of chest injury.Administer first aid for a chest injury. Recognise the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds.Administer first aid for burns involving:Dry heat Wet heat Electricity Chemicals Give examples of common eye injuries.Administer first aid for eye injuries involving:Dust Chemicals Embedded objects Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body.Administer immediate first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning.Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning.Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.Recognise anaphylaxis.Administer immediate first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis.Recognise major illnesses including:Heart Attack Stroke Epilepsy Asthma Diabetes Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from major illnesses including:Heart Attack Stroke Epilepsy Asthma Diabetes

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CDM 2015 Awareness

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
155

First Aid 2 day refresher

First AidHealth & Safety
POA

First Aid at Work Refresher Courses:Our First Aid at Work Refresher course is designed for anyone who has previously completed the 3 day First Aid at Work qualification and needs to renew their skillset and certification. This refresher lasts 2 days and secures the delegates qualification for a further 3 years before the course will need to be retaken. This training is delivered both in-house and as an open course, although we recommend the in-house version as the training can be tailored to suit the specific requirements of your workplace, (and its is often cheaper for small groups!).Areas Covered: Course introduction. Legal compliance. Managing incidents. Examining a casualty. Conscious/unconscious casualties. Treating a casualty. Further emergency action. General common illnesses. Basic life support. First aid kits/equipment. Recording/reporting injuries.What do I gain with this qualification?All of our courses ensure that you meet recommendations underlined by the HSE and also provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to use what you have learned in a real emergency situation.How is the course delivered?Our training is available both in-house and as open courses. Our open courses are great for individual delegates, but if you have a group of people that need training, our in-house courses will be a much more cost-effective option for you and you wont even need to travel, all courses are accredited and receive a card and certificate.

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Asbestos Awareness

15AsbestosHealth & Safety
POA

ASBESTOS AWARENESS ON SITE AT YOUR LOCATION.This can be a half day course with 15 candidates in the morning and 15 candidates in the afternoon, or you can have asbestos awareness in the morning then another half day course in the afternoon for the same price, abrasive wheels etc

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NVQ Level 2 Plant Operations (CPCS)

1Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
595

All plant vq's are offered to gain your blue CPCS competent operator card., we can come to your site and provide this for a group also.

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CAT and Genny (Cable Avoidance)

12Street WorksHealth & Safety
550

Location & Avoidance of Underground ApparatusThe aim of the course is to:Provide the candidate with a knowledge and understanding of the safety procedures and precautions before and during excavation workThe Objectives of the course are to enable delegates to:Select typical site plansIdentify underground apparatusUse pipe and cable locatorsWho do we recommend attends the course?All personnel engaged in the ground works excavationCourse summary:Candidates will participate in theory and practical exercises covering:Interpretation of utility mapsSymbols used by utility companies on mapsTransferring informationReview of HSG 47 Avoiding Danger from Underground ServicesCommon types of underground apparatusSupport of apparatus in open excavationsUse of cable and pipe locators (CAT & GENNY, RD-400, 4000, 7000, 8000)Course Duration - 1 DayCertification - Certificate of Completion

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CPCS Road Roller testing

3Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
POA

CPCS or NPORS full course for novice candidates and testing only for experienced.

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Confined Space Awareness

8Confined SpacesHealth & Safety
POA

CPCS Forward Tipping Dumper 3 day course

6Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
795

Use of stop blocksPosition for loadingRelevant regulations/legislationTravelling on inclinesRefuelling proceduresIntroduction to machineHill startsControls and instrumentsPre-start inspection/maintenanceDriving, loading and unloadingUse of various types of skipsCPCS Theory Test Preparation

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UKATA Asbestos Awareness

12AsbestosHealth & Safety
POA

Asbestos Awareness TrainingThis course is day course is aimed at delegates who need basic awareness of asbestos and what their responsibilities are when it is disturbed or identified.Course Summary1/2 Day Course.Course complies with the requirements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations.Includes refreshments.Course fee includes all examination fees.Comprehensive course materials.Courses can be held on site to reduce client downtime.If you are unsure whether you require asbestos awareness training, please contact one of our advisors who will be happy to help.

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Low Level CUPLOCK Scaffold System

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

CPCS 360 Excavator above 10 tonne

Plant TrainingHealth & Safety
660

Excavator 360 below 10 tonnesExcavator 360 above 10 tonnesThe aim of the course is to:Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating the 360 above and below 10 tonnes (Tracked & Wheeled) ExcavatorThe Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers instructions and accepted good practiceCarry out a pre-shift inspectionBe able to operate safely under varying site conditionsBe able to carry out minor adjustments and routine servicesHave an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & other current relevant legislationCourse SummaryCandidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises covering:An introduction to the Construction IndustryProvision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998Health and Safety at Work Act 1974Other current relevant regulationsIntroduction to machinePre-shift inspectionsControls and instrumentsCoolant, fuel and lubrication systemsTrenching, back-filling, levelling and marking outExcavating deep and shallow excavationOther associated construction activitiesExplanation of attachments

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I would like to introduce our training company.Our aim at STS Group Limited is to provide quality Construction Health and Safety training for our clients, we achieve this by working together with our skills, knowledge and experience to ensure your employees are not just trained to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act but are also trained to the highest of standards that we set ourselves.At STS Group Limited we are acutely aware of the spiraling costs to companies and individuals that training can bring. We can not only offer accredited courses through different awarding bodies but we can also develop bespoke courses specifically tailored to your needs and ensure all courses are delivered by qualified approved and experienced instructors at a reasonable cost.Some examples of the courses we offer are; Manual Handling, Small Tools, Work at height, Asbestos Awareness, Fire Marshall, Vehicle Banksman, Slinger Signaller, Roller, Dumper, Excavator, Emergency First Aid and much more (please see attached list of all the courses that we offer).We offer group discounts and can run these courses from our centers in Grangemouth & Beith (North Ayrshire). We also offer onsite training for minimum number of candidates. Paying a day rate for a trainer is more cost efficient than paying a per person price which can work out really expensive.We are CITB NPORS & CPCS accredited.Please reply with any training requests that you require or give me a call to discuss.Look forward to hearing from you soon.

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STS Group Ltd

Unit 9 Epoch Business Centre
Falkirk Road
falkirk
Stirlingshire
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