Temporary Works Supervisor (TWS)

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 day

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Managers and anybody who works with contractors involved with the planning, procurement and management of temporary works, including those who may undertake a Temporary Works Supervisor role.


This course is designed to assist those on site who have responsibility for supervising temporary works. On successful completion of this training course, candidates will be able to: Understand the need for and duties of a TWS, Understand the role of others and have a detailed knowledge and understanding of BS 5975 in respect of this role.


Course Contents
  • Course introduction, aim and objective
  • Overview of temporary works and their function
  • Background – BS5975:2008 +A1:2011
  • Statutory aspects to temporary Works
  • Understand the need for and duties of, a Temporary Works Supervisor.
  • Avoiding failure
  • People
  • Process
  • Product
  • The importance of communication, co-ordination, co-operation and competency (the ‘4Cs’)
  • Risk management: safety and also business related.
  • Understand the role of others.
  • Have a detailed knowledge and understanding of BS5975 in respect of this role.
  • Role of the TWS.
  • TWC Interface and role
  • CSkills examination
  • Course review and closure