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Temporary Works Co-ordinator Course Content Update

Posted on: March 8, 2023

Prior to attending a TWC course,  learners are expected to have a working knowledge of the following legislation: Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992 The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 The Work at Height Regulations 2005. A key issue for temporary works is health and safety, so learners need to be prepared to discuss how health and safety legislation is relevant to temporary works, as well as which Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and... Read more


Posted on: February 28, 2023

We are now into the final 6 month period of the Employer Network GRANT BACK project which we are running on behalf of CITB.  Our CITB registered companies get 75% of their costs back after training is completed.   This means that you can ask us for a huge variety of training that you may need – we will arrange it with the training provider,  charge you for it,  then after completion, send you 75% of the costs in lieu of a CITB grant.  You won’t have to make any claims.   It’s very simple and with any luck CITB might make grant claiming easier in future.  If you want to take part, please get in touch or take a... Read more

GTO Report SCTG Annual General Meeting 30th March 2023

Posted on: February 28, 2023

GROUP TRAINING OFFICERS REPORT: 2022/2023  Member Info Current members 38 Number of members at end 2022 36 Training Days Regular Training Days Delivered 824 EN-Grant Back Training Days Delivered 318 2022 Total 1142 2023 to date & booked to end May    (almost all Employer Network)                  750 Previous years   Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2021 772 Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2020 530 Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2019 562 Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2018 476 CITB Employer Network (Grant-Back) Pilot  From July  we entered into the Employer Network Grant-Back project with CITB funding of approx. £180k.   This is a new idea by CITB for funding being channelled through training groups to partly cover training... Read more

CITB Info & Update for SCTG OGM 5th Oct 2022

Posted on: October 7, 2022

Hi Jenny, Teri, Here is a summary of what I covered at the meeting this week.   National Construction College: NCC CITB are now developing NCC and investing in its future (lot of media advertising, apprenticeship offering and also re-in forcing to wider construction sector that NCC is open for business “We build to grow” (I can send some more information on this if required)   Leadership & Management CITB have created a brand new framework of 11 short courses in Leadership & Management linked to Institute for Leadership & Management frameworks. Designed for upskilling supervisers & Managers. Employers can choose to take one module as a short course or take a “pick and mix” approach to learning. CITB registered... Read more