Course Aims: This 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.
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 accepted 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.
- Background, legislation and relevant standards
- Statutory aspects to temporary works
- Avoiding failure
- Role of the TWC
- Key aspects of different temporary work types:
- Working Platforms & Haul Roads
- Cranes (Tower, Crawler & Mobile)
- Pressure Testing
- Site Establishment
This course is not a temporary works awareness course. It is only concerned with the process of co-ordination of temporary works, commonly expressed through the role of the Temporary Works Co-ordinator.
Duration: Two Days
Certification: Upon successful completion candidates will receive a CITB Temporary Works Co-ordinator certificate valid for 5 years.