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COSS Recert OLP/CRP (Inc PTS AC / DCCR Recert)

Duration: 4 Days

Max Delegates: 9


Upon successful completion of this course, competencies will be uploaded to Sentinel. Sentinel smart cards are ordered directly from Sentinel at

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Due to COVID restrictions, it is recommended that candidates wear face masks in all communal areas.


It is the Sponsors responsibility to ensure candidates booked onto the course are eligible for the training they are to receive and in line with any relevant medical level or restriction that may apply, in accordance with NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements.

Please be aware that candidates will be treated on a training event as if they are at work and they must comply with the relevant medical policy and bring their Sentinel Smartcard which will be swiped at the start of the course.

Please note this is a modular course and elements MUST be successfully completed BEFORE continuation with the course, these elements can be failed which will result in the termination of the course event at that time. No monies will be refunded or credited for the course or part thereof due to failing to achieve the required pre requisite competence(s) to allow overall competence to be awarded.


Please Download COSS Workbook before attending the training course (for revision only)


Must be a minimum age of 18.

Must bring and hold a valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS, IWA (if applicable) and COSS and DCCR to complete the CRP module and meet the requirements of NR/L2/CTM/021 – Competence and Training in Track Safety.  Please be advised that the competency can only be recertified if it is valid or within the 8 week grace period.

Must bring evidence of a minimum of 4 Entries in the COSS Work Experience Logbook within the last 24 months endorsed by the Line Manager or Supervisor & 2 management reviews.  If candidate holds PC, must have a minimum of 2 PC entries in their logbook.  Work Experience Logbooks not meeting these requirements will result in candidates not being eligible to continue with the course.

Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements to minimum medical level 4 and NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Must have sufficient command of English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety).

Photo ID - For British Nationals - a current and valid recognised, branded form of identity token, used for accessing the RMI (Railway Maintained Infrastructure) such as a Sentinel Card, full driving licence, passport, biometric ID Card, resident permit as per Home Office guidance or 'ValIDate' card.  For Non-British Nationals - a current and valid passport is required.


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Course Summary

The course aims to refresh existing COSS in the procedures required for the planning and implementing a safe system of work as well as assessing learners in their attitudes and behavious while carrying out the role


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