FPS Piling Site Supervisor Safety Scheme
The course was produced in 2004 by health and safety and training professionals in the Piling Industry. It is reviewed annually to ensure that it is up to date and relevant. It is aimed at supervisors in the piling industry and is recognised by Construction Skills for grant purposes.
The industry recognised course has been designed to provide candidates with the most appropriate training to enable Piling Supervisors to attain and maintain competency levels for health and safety management on site and to develop an understanding of behaviour patterns and culture change.
The FPS course has been produced by the piling industry, for the piling industry ensuring that all relevant topics have been covered and best practice is understood and adhered to. The course identifies all key legislation necessary to give an understanding of responsibility, accountability and health and safety issues relevant to Piling Supervisors. In addition to the topics covered by ConstructionSkills Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) the FPS Course includes the following, piling specific modules:-
Candidates sit a competence test at the end of the course and must achieve a score of 17 out of possible 20 to be awarded a certificate.
The UKCG Supervisor Training Standard requires Supervisors to be able to demonstrate compliance with two criteria:-
UKCG requires that Supervisors from specialist trades (including piling) must :-
Holders of a pass certificate for the FPS Supervisor 2 Day Health Safety and Environment Awareness Course meet the above criteria and requirements and satisfy the UKCG Supervisor Training Standard.
Federation of Piling Specialists
Site Personnel Safety