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CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher course - Project Skills Solutions
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CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher

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From £260 + VAT

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What is the Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher Course?

Temporary Works Coordinators have key responsibilities on construction sites, which may include planning and designing coordination, risk assessment, inspection and monitoring and training and guidance. The refresher course will update and refresh the knowledge and skills that you gained on the full Temporary Works Coordinator course, which is needed every 5 years. You must have an in-date certificate at the time of taking the refresher course, otherwise, you will have to take the full course.

You will be issued with a new CITB Temporary Works Coordinator certificate, which will be valid for another 5 years.

The Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher course is aimed at those who have a responsibility for coordinating and managing temporary works on construction sites that have already completed the full course. This includes those who already have or want to have, a Temporary Works Coordinator role, Construction Site Managers, Construction Project Managers, Engineers and Designers, Site Supervisors and Health and Safety Professionals.

CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher - Key Information

What will I learn on the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher Course?

You will cover the following content on the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher Course:

  • What temporary works are and the history of temporary works
  • Who is involved in temporary works and planning temporary works
  • Managing the construction and dismantling of temporary works

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  • Certificates

  • Exams

  • Course materials

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Benefits

  • 2 courses available

  • Face-to-face learning

  • Interactive group activities

  • Immediate results and feedback

  • Meet others in your industry

What is the Site Safety Plus Scheme?

The Site Safety Plus Scheme provides the framework for the building, civil engineering and allied industries training and career development. The training follows industry standards and laws to make sure everyone knows the most important safety rules. The CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher course is part of the Site Safety Plus Scheme.

Courses offered within Site Safety Plus include:

  • Health and Safety Awareness (HSA): teaching basic safety on construction sites
  • Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS): for supervisors and managers
  • Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher
  • Temporary Works Co-ordinator Training Course (TWCTC)

Contact our team today to find out more about the Site Safety Plus Scheme and what CITB courses you or your company could benefit from.

Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher Course Content

The course is split into the same 5 modules as the Temporary Works Coordinator course. However, as this is a refresher course, you will not cover the modules in as greater depth as the full course.

Module 1 – What are temporary works?

  • Describe the different types of temporary works and solutions to problems that temporary works offer building projects

Module 2 – The history of temporary works

  • How legislative framework was created for temporary works to promote a safety conscious process
  • The hazards, risks and causes of failure in temporary works
  • How to avoid failure of temporary works, focussing on the 4Cs

Module 3 – Who is involved in temporary works?

  • Describe the key roles and responsibilities for managing and implementing temporary works

Module 4 – Planning Temporary Works

  • Management and control of design of temporary works
  • Key processes in planning temporary works
  • Appointing competent organisations, designers and contractors to manage the execution of temporary works
  • Risk classification and its impact on design and risk management

Module 5 – Managing the construction, erection and dismantling of temporary works

  • The key considerations for the coordination, supervision and checking of works on site during the construction, erection and dismantling of temporary works

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Assessment and Certification

You will be continually assessed through out your course by the trainer that you understand the course material and that you are getting involved in activities and discussions. In addition, you will take a formal exam. The exam is 45 minutes long and consists of 18 multiple-choice questions and 4 written answer questions. The exam is open book, which means that you are allowed to use your course workbook (including any notes that you have written in it) for your exam.

What happens if I fail the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Assessment?

In the event that delegates fail a CITB assessment paper and they qualify to do a re-sit assessment, the assessment paper can ONLY be taken on the same day.

Entry Requirements & Special Considerations

You will need to be able to read and write English to complete this course and have an in-date CITB Temporary Works Coordinator certificate.

CITB allow “reasonable adjustments” to support delegates. This includes assistance from an invigilator, however, adequate time must be given for arrangements to be made before the course starts. If you request support, details will be passed on confidentially to the trainer of the course to assess what arrangements can be made.

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Frequently asked questions

Here are some of the questions we frequently get asked about our CITB training courses.

Is this course CITB approved?

Yes this course and content is approved by the CITB.

What does CITB stand for?

Construction Industry Training Board

What happens if I fail the CITB course assessment?

In the event that delegates fail a CITB assessment paper and they qualify to do a re-sit assessment, the assessment paper can ONLY be taken on the same day if you are attending an open course or a virtual course. If you complete your course via e-learning, then you will be presented with your options to resit the exam via the CITB e-learning platform.

What ID can I use for my CITB course?

When you attend a CITB Site Safety Plus course you need provide a form of photographic ID such as:
  • Passport: A valid passport of any nationality of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date
  • Photo Card Driving Licence: A valid UK only driving licence with a photograph of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date
  • Non UK Driving Licence: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date
  • Work ID Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date (if applicable) and refer to the delegates present employer
  • EU Country ID Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must be no more than 6 months out of date
  • CITB Scheme Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must be no more than 6 months out of date. Acceptable CITB Scheme cards include CSCS, CPCS, CISRS
  • Student ID Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate, as well as year of study (e.g. 2018/2019 or expiration date and name of the institution of study) – must be no more than 6 months out of date
  • Citizen Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate and be no more than 6 months out of date
  • Proof of Age Card: Cards issued nationally in the UK by VALIDATE UK, bearing the PASS hologram bearing a photograph of the delegate
  • Young Scots Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must be no more than 6 months out of date
  • British Armed Forces Card/Veterans Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate and for an employee or former employee of the Armed Forces only (not a dependent or spouse) – must be no more than 6 months out of date
If a delegate does not hold any of the above ID documents they will need to complete a waiver form.

Do I get a workbook for my course?

For some courses, you will be sent a PDF workbook, which is easy to take with you to work or site (on a mobile device) and has a much smaller carbon footprint for the environment. For CITB courses, you will be sent a link to access workbooks for your course. If you need access to a physical copy of your workbook and you have been sent a PDF copy, contact a member of our team using the online chat by phone (0800 0213 263) or email us to see how we can accommodate you.

How long will my certificate take after completing the course?

Your course assessment results are entered on the CITB system within 5 working days of completing the course. You will then receive an electronic certificate a few days after your results are entered on the system. If you need your certificate to work, we can send you an email to confirm you have passed your course. This should satisfy your employer until you receive your certificate. 

How long is a Temporary Works Coordinator qualification valid for?

If you have completed the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Training course, the qualification is valid for 5 years after your completion date.

When will my CITB certificate expire?

The CITB Site Safety Plus suite of courses have 5 year expiry dates on their certificates. This includes the following courses delivered by Project Skills Solutions:
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Temporary Works Coordinator
  • SSSTS
  • SSSTS Refresher
  • SMSTS
  • SMSTS Refresher