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CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator (Remote Learning)

CITB course covering the various forms of temporary works, including regulations and codes of practice, delivered via Virtual Classrooms.


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Course Details

Product number: CITB_TWC_REM

This CITB course will provide delegates who have responsibility for managing all forms of temporary works with the knowledge and confidence to engage with contractors, to reach an assessed standard of knowledge.

The course has the support of a number of organisations: Temporary Works Forum, CECA, UKCG, HSE and FMB. The support of these organisations offers transferability of the course within industry.

This remote learning and examination option for the CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator course has been created to allow delegates to gain and develop the required knowledge outside of the classroom.

The training and examination for this course will be delivered remotely, but will follow the same curriculum as the classroom CITB - Temporary Works Co-ordinator course and the same standard of training will be delivered, meeting all Scheme Rules.

This Course Allows the Temporary Works Co-ordinator (TWC) to:

  • Understand the need for and duties of a Temporary Works Co-ordinator
  • Understand the role of others
  • Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of BS5975 in respect of this role


  • Various forms of Temporary Works
  • Temporary Works case studies, policy and procedures
  • BS5975:2008 + A1:2011
  • CDM Regulations
  • Regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Temporary Works Register & Design
  • Design checks & Standard solutions
  • Temporary Works monitoring & supervision
  • Temporary Works Co-ordinators, Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Designated Individuals

If you are booking with less than 3 working days notice from the course start date please ring 0345 605 0006 to confirm this course.

Senior managers and any delegates who work with contractors involved with the planning, procurement and management of temporary works, including those who may undertake a Temporary Works Coordinator role.

Note: You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us on 0345 605 0006 if you have any concerns in this area.

Virtual Classroom

This course will be delivered via video conferencing allowing two-way communication, ensuring the course is interactive with delegates having the opportunity to ask questions. Each delegate in attendance must have a webcam and microphone, to provide evidence of identity and the ability to answer all examination questions. For more information please contact us on 0345 605 0006.

Hardware requirements

Devices Requirement

  1. Standard laptop camera, microphone, and speakers
    • For a better experience with video calls and online meetings, we recommend using a computer that has a 2.0 GHz processor and 4.0 GB RAM (or higher)
  2. Desktop PC
    • Computer and processor: Minimum 1.6 GHz (32-bit or 64-bit)
    • Memory: 2.0 GB RAM
    • Hard disk: 3.0 GB of available disk space
    • Display: 1024 x 768 screen resolution
    • Graphics hardware: Minimum of 128 MB graphics memory
    • Operating system: Windows 10, or Windows 8.1 in 32-bit and 64-bit
    • Video: USB 2.0 video camera
  3. Mac
    • Processor: Minimum Intel processor, Core 2 Duo or higher
    • Memory: 2.0 GB RAM
    • Hard disk: 1.5 GB of available disk space
    • Display: 1280 x 800 or higher resolution
    • Operating system: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later
    • Video: Compatible webcam
    • Voice Compatible microphone and speakers, headset with microphone, or equivalent device


Learners are expected to have a working knowledge of the following legislation:

• Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

• Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

• Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

• Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015

• Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

• Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

• The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992

• The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

• The Work at Height Regulations 2005.


A key issue for temporary works is health and safety, so learners need to be prepared to discuss how health and safety legislation is relevant to temporary works, as well as which Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and guidance notes may assist or contribute to safe practices in temporary works.


Learners need to be prepared to discuss and explore all the core health and safety factors that are integrated into temporary works processes at all stages of a project, from initiation to closure. They will need to have working knowledge of all associated legislation, specifically the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 in terms of its intention and compliance. Learners must also have a thorough understanding of health and safety principles and understand the importance of risk management, design considerations, inspection and testing and recording and monitoring requirements.


Learners who have achieved a certificate approved against the Health and Safety in Construction Site Supervision standard (such as SSSTS or SSSTS-R) or the Health and Safety in Construction Site Management standard (such as SMSTS or SMSTS-R), will have gained the knowledge to meet these expectations. This is not a mandatory pre-requisite, but learners with these achievements will benefit from having this knowledge before attending the course.


To further support learners, CITB has created a Temporary Works Awareness eLearning which provides a foundation of the points that will be expanded on in this course. It explores how health and safety legislation plays a pivotal role in temporary works, and how documents which are common to more generic construction activities are a useful aid for planning and the ongoing management and monitoring of temporary works.

Learners may also find it helpful to complete the Temporary works awareness eLearning provided by CITB, which is free to access here.


If you have any concerns about your suitability for attending this course, please contact us via email at or phone 03457667799 and we will be happy to help.

The examination paper consists of 25 multiple-choice questions selected by CITB.
The examination pass mark is 72%. The examination lasts for 30 minutes and delegates are permitted to use the provided CITB publication during the exam.

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Training Course (TWCTC) certificate valid for five years.
Please note, CITB no longer produce physical certificates, all certificates are produced digitally and sent to the booker of the course within 28 working days of the end of the course.

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