CITB Temporary Works Coordinator (TWCTC) Training Course

The Temporary Works Coordinator Training Course (TWCTC) is a two day course 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.

What is the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator (TWCTC) Training Course

Course structure

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 industry.

The course gives emphasis throughout to the importance of communication, co-ordination, co-operation 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 including the Designated Individual (DI) and Temporary Works Supervisor (TWS)
  • Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of BS5975 in respect of this role
  • Understand key Temporary works processes and documentation including design briefs, registers, TW categories.

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.

Understanding the essentials of good safety risk management, as outlined in BS5975, is relevant for projects of all sizes.

Course duration

This is a two-day training course which fits in a lot of highly interactive and engaging content.

Entry requirements

You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Assessment and examination

This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations. In addition, you will be required to undertake some self-study outside of the course.

You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.

Qualifications & certification

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate.

This qualification must be renewed every five years by retaking the course before the expiry date.