CITB – Temporary Works Co-ordinator (TWCTC) Course


This two day course is designed to assist those on site who have responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works.  It is also designed to give confidence to senior management and those who engage with contractors, to reach an assessed standard of knowledge.

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CITB – Temporary Works Co-ordinator course

Who is it for

Temporary Works Co-ordinator Course is an ideal course for those who manage all forms of temporary works onsite and those considered for appointment as Temporary Works Co-ordinator or Temporary Works Supervisor.

These may include:

  • Site and Project Managers
  • Designers and Supervisors working for clients
  • Consultants and Contractors who need a detailed awareness of the safety and technical implications of temporary works

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English


The Temporary Works course was launched by the CITB in response to recent efforts to tighten procedural control on Temporary Works projects, whereby the construction industry issued a mandate that all Temporary Works Co-ordinators are to hold certification.

The course gives emphasis throughout to the importance of communication, co-ordination, co-operation and competency (the ‘4Cs’), risk management, safety and business relations.

It will give confidence to senior management and those who engage with contractors, that they have reached an assessed standard of knowledge.

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

What to expect on the course

The statutory requirements for temporary works will be covered, including risk assessment, method statements and the code of best practice for temporary works structures on construction sites.

  • Understanding the need for, and the duties of, a TWC
  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of others
  • Use and understanding of 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.

By the end of the course

Delegates will gain knowledge and understanding of the role of a temporary works coordinator, managing the temporary works process and the role of others.

Qualifications you gain

All successful delegates will be awarded the Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Certificate.

This certificate will remain valid for 5 years.

There will be a multiple choice test on completion of this course.

About our training

There are no hidden extras to pay on top by completing health and safety training with Southwest, unlike other providers who charge extra for things like study books and exam fees.

What you get with Soutwest:

CITB Certificate Fees 
Refreshments Throughout The Day
Free All-Day Car Parking

CITB Construction Levy

If you are a construction business or employer based in Great Britain you can register with the CITB and have access to CITB funding

Book your course here   CITB Levy

Additional information


Reading, Southampton, Basingstoke


21 – 22 February 2019, 02 – 03 May 2019, 21 – 22 May 2019, 20 – 21 August 2019, 07 – 08 October 2019, 19 – 20 November 2019, 02 – 03 December 2019


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