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CITB - Temporary Works Supervisor Training Course course syllabus

Course Description

Is the Temporary Works Supervisor 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 Supervisor Training Course course?

Category: Site-Construction-Courses

Level: Beginner

The course has the support of a number of organisations: Temporary Works Forum, CECA, Build UK, 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.

This course allows the Temporary Works Supervisor (TWS) to:

  • understand the need for and duties of a Temporary Works Supervisor
  • 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 supervision. An accepted way of achieving this is through the adoption of the management process outlined in BS5975 which introduces the Temporary Works Supervisor. 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

How much is a Temporary Works Supervisor 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 Supervisor Training Course course designed for?

The Temporary Works Supervisor Training Course (TWSTC) is designed to assist Managers, Supervisors, Agents and Personnel on site who have responsibility for supervising all forms of temporary works.

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

  • Risk management of temporary works - safety and business related
  • The importance of the '4Cs' communications, co-operation, co-ordination and competency in managing temporary works as a Temporary Works Supervisor
  • Legal duties
  • The roles and responsibilities of the Temporary Works Supervisor
  • The role of other temporary work process
  • An understanding of the relevant aspects if BS 5975:2008+A1:2011.

How is the CITB - Temporary Works Supervisor 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.
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