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Temporary Works Supervisor

Duration:1 Day





Delegates who currently hold, or are about to hold, the role of a temporary works supervisor.

Course Objectives:

This one-day training course for temporary works supervisors will set & raise standards across the industry, and enable a transferrable knowledge base between employers to avoid unnecessary supplementary training. It complements the Temporary Works Coordinator course.

Course Content:

The aim of this course is to ensure that all those given temporary works supervisory responsibilities understand the:

Need for duties of a TWS

Roles of others

Use of BS5979:2019 in relation to the role

Importance of the 4C’s: Communication, Coordination, Co-operation & competence

Need for risk management


At the end of the course delegates should:

Understand the duties of a TWS & roles of others

Have a detailed knowledge & understanding of BS 5975:2019

Be able to communicate effectively in the workplace

Delegates will be required to complete an end of course exam and will be expected to participate throughout the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded the Site Safety Plus CITB Temporary Works Supervisor Training Certificate (TWSTC).  This certificate will remain valid for 5 years.