Temporary Works General Awareness Training Course (TWGATC)- REMOTE

The Temporary Works General Awareness training course is a one day course designed for those 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.

The course is intended as an awareness course and briefly covers what temporary works is, common issues and the management process. Although it is not pre-requisite for the Co-Ordinator or Supervisor courses, it may be useful for candidates to undertake this course prior to attending as it will provide candidates with a basic knowledge of temporary works.

On successful completion of the training day and a short examination, delegates will receive a CITB accredited certificate valid for 5 years.

Course Content

  • What is deemed temporary works
  • How temporary works are used
  • The role of safety in temporary works
  • Common issues associated with temporary works
  • The management processes


  • Understand what constitutes temporary works
  • Know how temporary works are used
  • Understand the importance of safety and how to overcome common issues
  • Common issues associated with temporary works
  • Understand the need for management processes
  • Target Audience
  • Delegates who are not likely to be TWC’s or TWS’s in the near future but may be involved in temporary works process
  • Directors, contract managers, site foremen, estimators, planners, procurement, commercial managers, project leads.
  • Health and safety professionals wishing to gain a better understanding of temporary works
  • Part of graduate programme
  • 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
  • Principal designers and clients representatives
  • People from the training industry-University and College lecturers
  • Permanent works designers involved in temporary works , other consulting or structural engineers
Training Venue

All CITB courses are currently done remotely via ZOOM

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Health & Safety Training and Consultancy Northern Ireland