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CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (CITB) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit CITB web site

What is the CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course?

Category: Site-Construction-Courses
Level: Intermediate

The CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course has the support of a number of organisations: Temporary Works Forum, CECA, UKCG, HSE and FMB. The support of these organisations offers transferability of the course within industry.

The 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 Temporary Works Co-ordinator (TWC) to: Understand the need for and duties of a Temporary Works Co-ordinator Understand the role of others Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of BS5975 in respect of this role Temporary works are usually safety and business-critical and require careful co-ordination.

An accepted way of achieving this is through the adoption of the management process outlined in BS5975 which introduces the Temporary Works Co-ordinator as a key figure. This course explains the role and the overall management context within which it sits. High risk can occur on small as well as larger sites hence understanding the essentials of good safety risk management, as outlined in BS5975, is relevant for projects of all sizes. This course is not a temporary works awareness course. It is only concerned with the process of co-ordination of temporary works, commonly expressed through the role of the Temporary Works Co-ordinator.

Attendance does not confer competency as a Temporary Works Co-ordinator - this comes from a mixture of education, training and experience and should be judged by an appropriate senior individual, usually referred to as the Designated Individual (DI). Training is considered an essential element of Temporary Works Co-ordinator competence.Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.

How much is a Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course?
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Who is the CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course designed for?

The CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course is for those on site with responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works.

It is designed to give confidence to senior management and those who engage with contractors.

The course will provide candidates with a thorough knowledge of the role of a temporary works coordinator

What subjects does the CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course cover?
  • The importance of the '4Cs': communications, cooperation, coordination and competency in managing temporary works as a Temporary Works coordinator
  • Understanding the need for, and the duties of, a temporary works coordinator
  • Understanding the roles of others
  • Understanding BS5975, the code of Best Practice for Temporary Structures on Building Sites
  • Statutory aspects of temporary works
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Management of the temporary works process.
How is the CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course course assessed?
  • Continuous assessment. You need to attend the full two-day course - see the Site Safety Plus attendance requirements.
  • Multiple-choice test.
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