Temporary Works Supervisor

This Course Includes
  • End of course certification
This Course Includes
  • End of course certification

Course Description

Temporary works may be used to provide support to ensure that the temporary condition does not lead to a structural failure incident. This type of structural support may be inside or outside the structure or anywhere on a construction/demolition site.

This course is designed to give the learner the necessary knowledge required to check temporary works on site, record and report the findings to the Site Manager and the Temporary Works Coordinator.


  • To teach you the roles and responsibility of a temporary works supervisor (TWS).


  • By the end of this course you should:
  • Understand the TWS role
  • Be able to register TW.
  • Understand the importance of TW.
  • Understand the importance of checking TW.
  • Be able to categorise TW.


  • What are Temporary Works?
  • History and Why
  • BS5975:2011 & BS6187:2011
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Checking and Supervision of work on site
  • Loading and Dismantling


Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Bragg Report 1975
  • Individual Roles
  • BS 5975:2019
  • Examples of Temporary Works
  • Temporary Works Register
  • Loading & Unloading Temporary Works
  • Temporary Works Supervisor
  • Crane collapse
  • Case Study
  • Temporary works failures
  • TWS final test


Q: What is E-Learning?
A: E-Learning is a course that is completed online.

Q: How long do I need to wait, until I receive my logins?
A: Once the payment has been received and processed, the login details are sent out manually and should arrive at the email address you signed up within approximately 24 hours. Logins are sent out on the first available working day if an order is placed during the weekend.

Q: Do I get a certificate for completing this course?
A: Yes and the certificate is valid for 1 year upon completing the course.

Q: How do I get my certificate?
A: Once the course has been completed, you have the option to download the certificate directly.

Q: Are there Terms and Conditions?
A: Yes, PERSES E-Learning Terms and Conditions.

Key Details
  • Duration
    4 hours
    PERSES Ltd
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