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Temporary Works Design (Below Ground)

ICE Training
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1 day
Birmingham, London
Open / Scheduled

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Course description

Temporary Works Design (Below Ground) - 1 Day Open / Scheduled Course

This is a one day training course which focuses on temporary works below ground. The course is complemented by a similar training course focussing on works above ground.

Correct design, co-ordination and execution of temporary works is extremely crucial to the overall requirement of any project to be completed in accordance with time, budget, and safety, health and environmental constraints.

Temporary Works design is different from design of permanent works in several respects, including:

  • Importance of understanding site operations and constraints
  • Need to work closely with the contractor
  • Importance of erection methods and co-ordination
  • Formwork and Falsework in particular are generally loaded to their full capacity

Temporary Works therefore has a code of practice BS5975 that, in addition to technical issues, also contains a section on procedural control and co-ordination.

The training course encourages the exchange of experience among delegates in the form of comments and questions, group discussion, and team exercises. The course is equally suitable for contractors, consultants and specialist sub-contractors.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course has been specifically designed for:

  • Design engineers looking forward to specialise in temporary works who require an introduction to the subject
  • Design engineers who need to understand the design of the temporary works in order to design permanent works
  • Temporary works co-ordinators, managers, site engineers, estimators and planners who have a general knowledge of engineering design and are now looking for an understanding of temporary works

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of this training programme delegates will gain an understanding of:

  • How to design significant temporary works
  • How site conditions affect the design of temporary works
  • The processes involved in temporary works design
  • The procedures in temporary works design, including temporary works coordination, in accordance with BS5975


The cost of this 1 day training programme is £300+VAT per delegate.

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ICE Training

Specialist training for civil engineers, project managers and construction professionals

ICE Training is the training arm of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). The company designs and delivers training across the breadth of infrastructure keeping in mind the requirements of new and experienced practitioners. Areas they cover include BIM, CDM 2015, Eurocodes,...

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