CITB Temporary Works Supervisor (TWSTC) Training Course

The Temporary Works Supervisor Training Course (TWSTC) is a one day course designed assist those on site who have responsibility for supervising temporary works.

What is the CITB Temporary Works Supervisor (TWSTC) 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.

This course allows the Temporary Works Supervisor (TWS) to:

  • Understand the need for and duties of a Temporary Works Supervisor.
  • Understand the role of others including the Designated Individual (DI) and Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC).
  • Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of BS5975 in respect of this role.

Temporary works are usually safety and business-critical and require careful supervision. An accepted way of achieving this is through the adoption of the management process outlined in BS5975 which introduces the Temporary Works Supervisor

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 one 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, and group work.

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.