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What is Temporary Works General Awareness?

This one-day Site Safety Plus Temporary Works General Awareness course gives you a broad understanding of temporary works and industry best practice, including good safety risk management.

Who is the Temporary Works General Awareness Course Suitable for?

  • The CITB Temporary Works General Awareness course is suitable for people who are not likely to undertake the role of Temporary Works Coordinator or Temporary Works Supervisor in the future, but who may be involved in the temporary works process during construction planning
  • Directors, contract managers, site foremen, estimators, planners, procurement, commercial managers
  • Health and safety professionals who want a better understanding of temporary works
  • Graduates and people who are new to the construction industry or have move into construction from a different industry
  • People who do come from civil engineering or building sectors, but who may use temporary works, e.g. mechanical and electrical contractors, local authority building maintenance, nuclear decommissioning, utility companies
  • Overseas contractors who want to learn from UK best practice
  • Permanent works designers involved in temporary works, other consulting or structural engineers
  • Principal designers and client’s representatives
  • People from the training industry – University and college lecturers
  • Sales people for equipment or plant suppliers.

Why Choose Envico?

  • The UK’s leading health and safety training intermediary & course comparison website
  • We provide access to Temporary Works General Awareness courses in hundreds of locations in the UK
  • We offer the training in classroom, e-learning and online (instructor-led) learning formats
  • We have been trading since 2003
  • We monitor the quality of training providers and their courses
  • We compare courses and training providers
  • It’s fast, easy and simple to book

What’s Included in the Temporary Works General Awareness Course?

  • Understand what constitutes temporary works and how they are used in construction
  • Raise your awareness and improve your understanding of the need to plan for temporary works in construction
  • Support your understanding of common temporary works issues
  • Gain a greater understanding of the management process for temporary works
  • Raise your awareness of the other roles and responsibilities involved in the temporary works process.

Temporary Works General Awareness Training & Exam/Assessment

  • 1 day of training: you are required to 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.

CITB Temporary Works General Awareness Certificate

Upon successful completion of the Temporary Works General Awareness course you gain the CITB renewable 5-year Site Safety Plus certificate.

Mandatory Course Entry Requirements

  • A good understanding of spoken and written English is required to attend the CITB Temporary Works General Awareness course. Please contact us on 0808 1966 830 if you have any concerns in this area.
  • A valid form of ID, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence.

For accepted forms of ID please scroll to the FAQ section at the bottom of this page.

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Temporary Works General Awareness Course Online

You can do the Temporary Works General Awareness course online, via video conferencing. The virtual online Temporary Works General Awareness course gives you a broad understanding of temporary works and industry best practice, including good safety risk management.

Scheme rules have been implemented by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) as a result of extraordinary circumstances impacting the regular provision of training to the construction industry. This measure is designed to maintain a level of training in the industry, ensuring a continued understanding of legislative changes and their impact on the workplace. The online Temporary Works General Awareness course can be studied online at home or at work.

What’s Included in the Online Temporary Works General Awareness Course?

The online Temporary Works General Awareness course is delivered remotely using video technology. The virtual training is led by a live instructor/tutor. Online Temporary Works General Awareness training follows the same curriculum as the classroom course and delivers the same standard of training meeting all CITB scheme rules.

Key Features of the online Temporary Works General Awareness Course

  • The online Temporary Works General Awareness course format involves studying online over the internet using an up to date PC, laptop or other suitable device.
  • Studying takes place in your own home or at work and is led by a live instructor online.
  • The course takes place over 1-day—approximately 7.5 hours of training.
  • Online Temporary Works General Awareness training follows the same curriculum and delivers the same standard of training meeting all CITB scheme rules.
  • Online courses are generally cheaper / more cost-effective due to zero venue costs, reduced instructor travel & expenses etc.
  • The minimum delegate numbers for the online Temporary Works General Awareness course has been be reduced to two.
  • To manage remote Temporary Works General Awareness online courses effectively, the maximum number of delegates allowed will be reduced to ten.
  • An alternative exam method will be in place for the online course.

Online Temporary Works General Awareness Course Requirements

  • Your I.D. will be checked prior to the examination commencing.
  • 1 day of training: you are required to 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.

Reasons to take the Temporary Works General Awareness Course Online

The remote/online Temporary Works General Awareness course provides you with the option to study at work or in the comfort of your own home. Online training is generally more cost-effective for supervisors and managers to acquire the Site Safety Plus Temporary Works General Awareness qualification.

Below are some reasons why it is crucial to have a good knowledge base through achieving the qualification:

  1. Correct health and safety procedures can help you to avoid an accident in the workplace that could have serious negative consequences such as injury, illness or death.
  2. Accidents, damage, work absences and downtime can have a seriously negative effect on the profits of your business. Proper health and safety training will help you to avoid this.
  3. Employee morale can be negatively affected by lack of health and safety training. When things are unsafe and dangerous, your employees will believe that you don’t care about their well-being. When you invest in their safety, you are showing them that you value them.