Temporary Works Supervisor


This 1-day course will provide knowledge of the role of a Temporary Works Supervisor, including an  understanding of the procedural control requirements of temporary works.

It is suitable for people with experience of the installation and removal of temporary works in a supervisory capacity.

Normally a Temporary Works Supervisor is site based and reports to the Temporary Works Co-ordinator.

Course Content

  • The need for and duties of a TWS
  • The other key roles involved in temporary works
  • The use of BS5975:2019 in relation to the role
  • Typical documents used in temporary works
  • Other legislation and guidance that interact with temporary works
  • The importance of the 4Cs: communication, co-ordination, co-operation and competence
  • The need for risk management

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Teaching and assessment

Assessment at the end of the day: multiple choice and free text questions test. You need to pass this to gain your certificate

Qualifications you gain

CITB renewable 5-year Site Safety Plus certificate.

Successful completion of this course on its own does not confer competency as a TWS. This comes from an assessment of skill, knowledge, training and experience by the senior company person making the formal TWS appointment.

Course duration

1 day

Course Dates


Course Duration

1 Day


To book places on any of the dates above please call 01462 676444 or email mail@safetymundo.com
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