Temporary Works General Awareness

Temporary Works General Awareness

Who should attend

This course is designed to provide training for those involved in the temporary works process but who are not undertaking the role of Temporary Works Co-ordinator or Supervisor as defined in BS5975. The course assumes limited or no detailed previous knowledge of temporary works.

Course Content & Aims

The course is likely to benefit:

Delegates who are not likely to undertake the role of TWC or TWS in the near future (or at all) but may be involved in the temporary works process during construction planning
Directors, contract managers, site foremen, estimators, planners, procurement, commercial Managers
Health and safety professionals wishing to gain a better understanding of temporary works
Graduate and new entrants to the construction industry
Delegates not directly from civil engineering or building sectors who may use temporary works e.g. mechanical and electrical contractors, local authority building maintenance, nuclear decommissioning, utility companies
Delegates who have come into the construction industry from other industries
Overseas contractors who may wish to learn from UK best practice
Permanent works designers involved in temporary works, other consulting or structural engineers
Principal designers and client’s representatives
People from the training industry – University and college lecturers
Salespersons from equipment or plant suppliers

Course aims and objectives:

The course aim is to ensure delegates gain a broad knowledge and understanding of what constitutes temporary works and how to support good industry practice with regard to temporary works

The course objectives are to:

Understand what constitutes temporary works and how they are used in construction
Raise awareness and improve delegate’s understanding on the need to plan for temporary works in construction
Support delegates understanding of common temporary works issues
Give delegates a greater understanding of the management process for temporary works
Raise awareness of the other roles and responsibilities involved in the temporary works process

Assessment & Qualification

CITB accredited certificate on successful completion