TWSTC Temporary Works Supervisor Training Course


Target Audience:

This course is one of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses and will provide candidates with a thorough knowledge of the role of a temporary works supervisor.


This course is endorsed by Build UK (formerly the UKCG United Kingdom Contractors Group) as the standard training for all supervisors with a responsibility for overseeing temporary works. The course will provide candidates with thorough knowledge of the role of a Temporary Works Supervisor including a sound understanding of the risk management of temporary works.

The course is supported by the Temporary Work Forum, CECA, UKCG, HSE and FMB.

Course structure:

  • Risk management of temporary works
  • The importance of communications and co-ordination in managing temporary works as a TWS
  • Legal duties
  • The roles and responsibilities of the TWS
  • The role of other temporary work process
  • An understanding of the TWS relevant aspects if BS 5975:2008+A1:2011

The course also gives emphasis, throughout, the importance of:

  • The ‘4Cs’ (communication, co-ordination, co-operation and competency)
  • Risk management: safety and also business-related

Important notice:

Tuts would strongly recommend any company or individual who holds the position of a TWC should have access to the BS 5975, this will also help them revise for the Site Safety Plus end test.

Prior Requirement / Prerequisites:

Candidates must have experience in being responsible for managing all forms of temporary works and a good understanding of spoken and written English. If you have any concerns in this area please contact a member of the team.


Upon successfully completing the course candidates will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. This qualification must be renewed every five years.


1 Day

Delivery Location(s):

  • Customers Site
  • Nationwide Venues Available

CITB Grant available?

Yes – please speak to one of our advisors should you require any further information.

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