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What is the Temporary Works Coordinator Course by CITB?

The classroom CITB Temporary Work Coordinator course (TWCTC) is a valuable addition to the Site Safety Plus suite of training courses. The training is designed to provide candidates with an in-depth knowledge of the role of a temporary works co-ordinator. This course is for senior managers and any others who are involved with engaging with contractors.

Temporary Works Coordinator course TWCTC

Temporary Works Coordinator Course Content

After taking this Temporary Works Coordinator course you will have gained knowledge and skills in:

  • Comprehending the necessity of and the duties of a TWCTC.
  • Knowing the roles of others and how they fit in.
  • Understanding the best practice code for building site temporary structures, BS5975.
  • Knowing the statutory aspects of temporary works.
  • Understanding method statements and risk assessments.
  • Knowing how to manage the temporary works process.

Course Duration

  • 2 Days

BS5975

If you have the position of a Temporary Works Coordinator it is highly recommended that you have access to the BS5975. The BS5975 is the Code of practice for temporary works procedures and the permissible stress design of falsework. The BS5975 will also help you to revise for the Site Safety Plus end test.

Important Information

  • Photographic I.D. is required for all delegates
  • Written parental consent is required for all delegates under 18 years of age

Failure to provide this on the first day of the Temporary Work Coordinator course is likely to result in you not being allowed to attend or complete the training.

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Temporary Works Coordinator Course Online (Instructor-Led)

The CITB Temporary Works Coordinator course online is led by a live instructor using video technology. The online learning measure is designed to maintain a level of training in the industry for existing temporary works coordinators, ensuring a continued understanding of legislative changes and their impact on the workplace. The scheme rules have been implemented by the CITB as a result of extraordinary circumstances impacting the regular provision of classroom training to the construction industry.

Online Learning Using Video Technology

citb temporary works coordinator online courseIt is permitted to deliver the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator course online is studied remotely via video technology solution. The training follows the same curriculum as the classroom version of the Temporary Works Coordinator course and delivers the same standard of training meeting all Scheme Rules.

What’s different about the Temporary Works Coordinator online course?

  1. Minimum delegate numbers for the course will be reduced to two.
  2. To manage online training effectively, the maximum number of delegates allowed to attend will be reduced to ten.
  3. If you have the position of a Temporary Works Coordinator it is highly recommended that you have access to the BS 5975. This will also help you to revise for the Site Safety Plus end test.
  4. An alternative exam method will be in place for any courses that are run remotely.
  5. Due to the nature of the examination questions and the open book element, it is compulsory to use an online examination tool. Classmarker or Microsoft Forms are the recommended solutions for online assessment. Classmarker and Microsoft Forms are approved for use by the CITB, any other online examination solution must be referred to CITB for approval prior to use, or examinations will be invalid.
  6. Identification will be checked prior to the examination commencing.
  7. During the examination, the trainer will invigilate a maximum of 5 delegates.
  8. Each delegate must show the invigilator that they are alone in the room and must be visible via the video at all times.
  9. The delegate must not use any reference material until the last 10 minutes of the exam, which is the open book session.

What remains the same?

  1. The course duration is 2-days
  2. To obtain CITB certification for the course the delegate must pass the relevant examination.
  3. Photographic I.D. is required for all delegates
  4. Written parental consent is required for all delegates under 18 years of age
  5. Failure to provide this on the first day of the course is likely to result in the delegate not being allowed to attend or complete the training.
  6. The examination paper is compulsory and it forms the basis of assessment as to whether or not a delegate has successfully achieved a satisfactory level of understanding to be awarded the CITB Temporary Works Supervisor certificate.

Some providers may not include workbooks within the advertised course fees. Please speak with an Envico representative prior to booking to confirm this by calling 0808 1966 830.