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CITB Temporary Works Supervisor Course

CITB temporary works supervisor course is a one-day training that provides the knowledge needed for the role of temporary works supervisor. You will develop a thorough understanding of the duties of a temporary works supervisor and the roles of others.

This knowledge will allow you to provide on-site support to the temporary works coordinator. Also, you will be able to implement the contractor’s procedure for the control of temporary works.

As one of our top CITB training courses; this course should be your go to course, if you are undertaking the role of temporary works supervisor.

This course covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this training, see the dropdown below):

  • Understanding the role of a temporary works supervisor
  • Legislation and relevant codes of practice for temporary works procedures
  • Understanding risk management on a construction site

Benefits of this temporary works supervisor course:

  • CITB Site Safety Plus accredited
  • You achieve a highly recognised qualification
  • Provides the tools and knowledge you need to empower your workforce and fulfil your responsibilities.
CITB temporary works supervisor course is a one-day course that provides the training you need for the TWS role.

Temporary Works Supervisor course content

The Temporary Works Supervisor course provides you with a thorough understanding of your responsibilities and the role of others.

With this knowledge, you will be able to communicate effectively in the workplace and go about your role with confidence.

The content covered in this course includes:

Understanding the role of a Temporary Works Supervisor

The roles and duties of a Temporary Works Supervisor and the roles of others on site.

The code of best practice for temporary structures on building sites

The relevant aspects of BS 5975+A1:2011; how it is used with the role, legislation and relevant codes of practice.

The value of communication, coordination, co-operation and competency

Otherwise known as “the 4Cs”.

The need for risk management

Risk management on a construction site, both business and safety-related.

Some self-study may be required outside of the course

Assessment

To pass the course successfully, you will need to get 72% or above in the final exam. You are also persuaded to interact and get involved throughout the course by the tutor.

How long is the Temporary Works Supervisor course?

This is a one-day course that equates to approximately 7.5 hours of learning.

You will only have to spend one day away from work to finish the training.

Entry requirements

To attend, you must have a strong perception of written and spoken English

This requirement is in CITB’s scheme rules, and failure to fit these criteria will have you removed from the course.

You must also have experience in being responsible for managing all forms of temporary works and understanding the relevant aspects of the BS 5975 revision material.

You must provide a photographic ID and your national insurance number on the first day of the course.

To attend the online course

You must have access to a computer or laptop that uses a microphone and webcam.

The above equipment is imperative for you to get the most out of your training, and will enable you to complete the exam properly.

Why should I take this course?

Anyone who is responsible for temporary works should attend this course.

You will gain a deep understanding of what your responsibilities are, and the role of others.

This course supports a range of organisations, including Temporary Works ForumCECAUKCGHSE and FMB. This highlights the recognition the qualification has throughout the industry, its companies and employers.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, this course is CITB accredited, part of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses.

Upon completion of the training, you will renew your certificate and receive a new copy within 6-8 weeks. Your certificate will expire after five years, and can be renewed by attending the course again.

How is this course delivered?

Online Learning

This course is hosted in an online virtual classroom using Zoom. Delegates log into the course using the link provided on the course start time.

All that is required is a computer or laptop with a microphone, a camera, a screen and  a connection to the internet. The final exam is completed online.

We have multiple dates for the remote learning course available to book online or over the phone.

Public Classroom Courses

This course is available as a classroom based course in our training venues across the UK. We have a range of bookable public course dates plotted throughout the year that individuals or companies can book onto.

The course is delivered in a traditional classroom format by a CITB approved tutor for eight to 20 delegates. This classroom course is one of our more popular training courses. You can book one or multiple spaces of the course online via our website or over the phone.

In-house Courses

We can also organise the Site Safety Plus Temporary Works Coordinator course to be delivered to you on an in-house basis. We can deliver in-house courses in either the classroom, remote learning or at a venue of your choosing.

CITB scheme rules require a minimum of 4 delegates and no more than 12 delegates. Bear this in mind when enquiring about in-house training.

We price our in-house courses on a case by case basis, taking into account the location of training, number of delegates and delivery method. If you would like us to quote, complete the in-house training enquiry form on this page, and one of the team will be in touch.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, companies that are CITB registered can claim £30 for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

For the grant to be claimed, you must include the company name and CITB levy number on the delegates information form, which is completed before or on the first day of the course.

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