CITB – Temporary Works Co-ordinator

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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.

Overview

The course has the support of a number of organisations: Temporary Works Forum, CECA, UKCG, HSE and FMB. The support of these organisations offers transferability of the course within indus- try.

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

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

Temporary works are usually safety and business-critical and require careful co-ordination. An ac- cepted way of achieving this is through the adoption of the management process outlined in BS5975 which introduces the Temporary Works Co-ordinator as a key figure. This course explains the role and the overall management context within which it sits. High risk can occur on small as well as larger sites hence understanding the essentials of good safety risk management, as outlined in BS5975, is relevant for projects of all sizes.

This course is not a temporary works awareness course. It is only concerned with the process of c0ordination of temporary works, commonly expressed through the role of the Temporary Works Co- ordinator. Attendance does not confer competency as a Temporary Works Co-ordinator; this comes from a mixture of education, training and experience and should be judged by an appropri- ate senior individual, usually referred to as the Designated Individual (DI). Training is considered an essential element of Temporary Works Co-ordinator competence.

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