10 Day Personal Track Safety (PTS) and Track Induction (TIC)


Duration:
10 Days

Description:

Course aims:

To instruct learners who are new to track and whose work may involve the maintenance, inspection or renewal of the track or other duties that may affect the stability, position or integrity of the track infrastructure

At the end of the course the candidate will:
Understand the rules and regulations that are in force for personal safety which need to be observed
when working ‘On or Near the Line’ on the Railway Infrastructure.

Course designed for:
All personnel who require ‘Personal Track Safety’ Certification to enable them to correctly determine
their responsibilities and duties when working ‘On or Near the Line’ on the Railway Infrastructure.

Number of delegates: Up to 12 
Duration: 10 Days

Course content:
Getting to know the infrastructure
Are you fit for work
The Sentinel scheme
Going onto the Railway
Walking in a group and working
During the work
Communication clearly
Emergency situations
Track visit and assessment

Course Timetable/Agenda
Session 1:            Welcome and Introduction
Session 2:            Company Induction
Session 3:            Personal Track Safety Course
Session 4:            Emergency First Aid
Session 5:            Basic Fire Awareness
Session 6:            Manual Handling
Session 7:            Introduction to the Infrastructure
Session 8:            Ballast, Formation & Drainage
Session 9:            Track Construction & Components
Session 10:          Track Geometry
Session 11:          Tools and Equipment
Session 12:          Track Maintenance
Session 13:          Mechanised Maintenance
Session 14:          Off – Track & Vegetation
Session 15:          Extremes of Weather
Session 16:          Practical Assessment
 

Learning approach:
Classroom based instruction, site visit at a suitable location followed by on site practical and
theory assessments.

Course pre-requisites:
Candidates must meet current medical and Drugs & Alcohol requirements
Sponsorship from a Network Rail Authorised and Link-up approved supplier is also a requirement.
Minimum age for holding PTS Certification is 16 Years.

Equipment requirements:
Approved safety footwear is required for the Track Visit.
Approved orange high visibility clothing and blue safety helmet can be provided (at cost) if required.

Documentation requirements:
Evidence of meeting the Medical and Alcohol & Drug requirements, valid certificates must be produced prior to the commencement of the first day of training.
Passport sized photograph will be taken on the 1st day of training by the trainer
Secondary photographic proof of identity e.g. new style driving license, passport, company I.D. card etc

Re-Assessment
Competence shall be re-assessed at least every 24 month

Enquire about this course:

Fields marked with * are required.

10 Day Personal Track Safety (PTS) and Track Induction (TIC)

When you fill in this form, we'll store your data so we can facilitate your enquiry (It's a Legitimate Interest Legal Basis under GDPR), but we don't do anything else! For full details, please see our Privacy Policy.

NEWS / EVENTS

ARC Training Opportunities for Young People

ARC Training Opportunities for Young People

ARC Group Managing Director Antony Richardson and CSR Manager Christine Fitt were today delighted to welcome Dallaglio RugbyWorks coaches...

View Our Locations
General enquiries please call:
Our office address is:
ARC Academy UK Ltd​
Unit 4-5 Centre Court,​
Treforest Industrial Est.
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF37 5YR

A R C ACADEMY UK LIMITED is a registered company in England and Wales. Company No. 07689163.

Website by Swansea web design company Copper Bay Creative