CITB Temporary Works Coordinator

CITB Temporary Coordinator


  • Duration: 2 days
  • Subject: Construction
  • Language: English

Dates Available


Overview/Who Should Attend

The two-day Temporary works coordinator training course (TWCTC) is designed to assist those on site who have responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works. The course has been designed to give confidence to senior management, and to ensure that those who engage contractors have an assessed standard of knowledge.

The course is supported by a number of organisations, including the Temporary Works forum, CECA, Build UK, HSE and FMB. This enables transferability of the training within the industry. 

Entry requirements

Must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. However, delegates should hold, or be about to hold, the role of a TWC.


To ensure that all those given temporary works coordinating responsibilities understand the:

  • need for and duties of a TWC ?
  • roles of others ?
  • use of BS 5975:2019 in relation to the role ?
  • importance of the 4Cs: communication, coordination, co-operation and competence ?
  • need for risk management.


At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

·         Understand the problems of the industry

·         Understand how health and safety law is structured, and how it applies to supervisors

·         Identify how their supervisory role fits in with the management structure in controlling the site safely

·         Carry out risk assessments and understand the need for method statements

·         Carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings

·         Monitor site activities effectively

·         Understand the importance of timely intervention when bad practice is identified

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