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Course in Focus: CITB Temporary Works Co-Ordinator

Questions and Answers

What is the Aim of the Course?

The course seeks to improve the knowledge of this role and the temporary works environment.

Who is the Course Aimed at?

The course is specifically designed to help those who have responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works on site. 

What is the Course Content?

The Temporary Works Co-ordinator Course gives emphasis throughout to the importance of communication, co-ordination, co-operation and competency (the 4Cs), risk management, safety and business relations, allowing the TWC to:

  • understand the need for and duties of a TWC
  • understand the role of others
  • have a detailed knowledge and understanding of BS 5975 in respect of this role

Is There Any Additional Homework?


Is There Joining Criteria?

No but – 

There are no entry requirements for the TWCTC course however, delegates are expected to have a working knowledge of the following legislation:

  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992
  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005.

A key issue for temporary works is health and safety, so delegates will need to be prepared to discuss how health and safety legislation is relevant to temporary works, as well as which Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and guidance notes may assist or contribute to safe practices in temporary works.

Delegates will need to have working knowledge of all associated legislation, specifically the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 in terms of its intention and compliance. Delegates must also have a thorough understanding of health and safety principles and understand the importance of risk management, design considerations, inspection and testing and recording and monitoring requirements.

  • 2023 Dates: Two day course

Classroom – 5th & 6th September, 2nd & 3rd November, 6th & 7th December

Online – 14th & 15th September, 16th & 17th November

  • Location: Face to face at our Chertsey Centre
  • Grants & Discounts Available: CITB grant and CHSG Membership discount eligible
  • Qualification: CITB certification for 5 years


“Peace of mind – flexibility – competence – professionalism – excellent service from booking to post course admin – first class tutors

Course delivered at Client’s offices, January 2023


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