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
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
Track visit and assessment
Classroom based instruction, site visit at a suitable location followed by on site practical and
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.
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.
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
Competence shall be re-assessed at least every 24 month
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