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Temporary Works Coordinator training course from Project Skills Solutions
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CITB Temporary Works Coordinator

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From £240 + VAT

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From £450 + VAT

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What is the Temporary Works Coordinator Course?

A Temporary Works Coordinator is a key person who is responsible for the coordination and management of temporary works on a construction site. Temporary works refer to temporary structures, supports and systems that are put into place to help building projects progress safely and efficiently. Temporary Works Coordinators have key responsibilities, which may include planning and designing coordination, risk assessment, inspection and monitoring and training and guidance.

The Temporary Works Coordinator course will give you the knowledge and skills to effectively coordinate and manage temporary works on construction sites.

Your CITB Temporary Works Coordinator course certificate will be valid for 5 years.

CITB Temporary Works Coordinator - Key Information

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

You will cover the following content on the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator 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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All of our courses are delivered with the same level of information and support, so you can choose the style of training that best suits your environment.

Our prices include:

  • Certificates

  • Exams

  • Course materials

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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 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.

Who is the Temporary Works Coordinator Course for?

The Temporary Works Coordinator course is aimed at those who have a responsibility for coordinating and managing temporary works on construction sites. 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.

Temporary Works Coordinator Course Content

The course is split into 5 modules:

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 throughout 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.

You will receive a digital certificate usually within 2 weeks of completing your course.

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, there are no other formal requirements.

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 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.

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 does CITB stand for?

Construction Industry Training Board

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.

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. 

Does the price include the certificates?

All of our prices include all the certification and/or cards for the course, there are no added extras for any certificates or registration.

Can I have help with any reading or writing on my course?

If you have any concerns about possible assistance you might need during the course or assessment, contact our team using the online chat, by phone or email us to discuss what your options are, as there are some courses that can not offer assistance without applying to the awarding body in advance of the course. If you think that you will need support with reading or writing, please let our team know as soon as possible before the course starts, so that we can make suitable arrangements for you.