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CITB - Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course course syllabus

Course Description

Is the Temporary Works General Awareness 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 General Awareness Training Course course?

Category: Site-Construction-Courses

Level: Intermediate

The aim of the CITB Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course is to: Cover what constitutes temporary works, how they are used, their safety critical importance, common temporary works issues and the temporary works management process

Update delegates on the latest publications and issues relating to temporary works.

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.

The course is supported by a number of organisations, these are: Temporary Works Forum, CECA, Build UK, HSE and FMB. 

The support of these organisations offers transferability of the course within the industry.

How much is a Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £200.00 and the highest price is £245.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the CITB - Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course course designed for?

This one-day CITB Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course gives you a broad understanding of temporary works and industry best practice, including good safety risk management.

  • People who are not likely to undertake the role of Temporary Works Coordinator or Temporary Works Supervisor in the future, but who may be involved in the temporary works process during construction planning
  • Directors, contract managers, site foremen, estimators, planners, procurement, commercial Managers
  • Health and safety professionals who want a better understanding of temporary works
  • Graduates and people who are new to the construction industry or have move into construction from a different industry
  • People who do come from civil engineering or building sectors, but who may use temporary works, e.g. mechanical and electrical contractors, local authority building maintenance, nuclear decommissioning, utility companies
  • Overseas contractors who want to learn from UK best practice
  • Permanent works designers involved in temporary works, other consulting or structural engineers
  • Principal designers and client’s representatives
  • People from the training industry - University and college lecturers
  • Sales people for equipment or plant suppliers

What subjects does the CITB - Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course course cover?

  • Understand what constitutes temporary works and how they are used in construction
  • Raise your awareness and improve your understanding of the need to plan for temporary works in construction
  • Support your understanding of common temporary works issues
  • Gain a greater understanding of the management process for temporary works
  • Raise your awareness of the other roles and responsibilities involved in the temporary works process

How is the CITB - Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course course assessed?

  • 1 day of training: you must attend the full 7.5 hours.
  • Examination at the end of the day: multiple choice test. You need to pass this to gain your certificate.
CITB - Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course 
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