CITB Temporary Works General Awareness

The 1 day temporary works general awareness course will give you the knowledge and awareness to stay safe around temporary works on site.

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    The 1 day Temporary Works General Awareness course will provide you with the awareness and knowledge of temporary works. Including what constitutes temporary works, how they are used, safety important, common issues and more.

    Temporary Works Awareness overview

    The course is accredited by CITB who have developed the syllabus to promote safer temporary works on sites around the UK. The CITB’s goal is to raise awareness of temporary works and their dangers throughout the industry. Improving safety standards for all.

    Who is the course for?

    The course is designed for those in a temporary works role, but not those in the Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC) or Supervisor (TWS) role. It’d be ideal for anyone that works closely with temporary works to raise awareness of the dangers involved.

    Examples of people who might be ideal for the course include:

    • Those involved in the temporary works process but not a TWC or TWS
    • Directors, managers, site supervisors, estimators, planners, procurement, commercial managers, project leads
    • Health and safety professionals
    • Delegates undertaking a graduate development programme
    • Those not directly from a civil engineering background or building sectors but may use temporary works. Mechanical and electrical contractors, local authority building maintenance, utility companies etc
    • Delegates who have come into the construction industry from other industries
    • Foreign contractors who may wish to learn from UK best practice
    • Permanent works designers
    • People from the training industry
    • Salespeople from equipment or plant suppliers

    Course Content


    To give a general awareness of temporary works and to understand:

    • what is deemed temporary works
    • how temporary works are used
    • the role of safety in temporary works
    • common issues associated with temporary works
    • the management processes


    At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

    • understand what constitutes temporary works
    • know how temporary works are used
    • understand the importance of safety and how to overcome common issues
    • understand the need for management processes

    Course Details

    Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although you will need a good understanding of spoken and written English. If you have any worries or concerns in these areas please call or chat with us online.

    The course assumes limited or no previous knowledge of temporary works.


    Assessment will be by multiple choice question paper at the end of the course. Delegates are also expected to be interactive during the course.

    The assessment is made up of 12 multiple choice questions, set by the CITB. You have 15 minutes to complete the assessment. It is an open book, and the examination pass mark is 75%.


    The course is designed to be completed in one day (7.5 hours), in addition to completing the end of course assessment it is a requirement to attend the full day to pass.

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