Level A (Nominated Person for 25kV AC OLE/ 750V DC OLE / 1500V DC OLE / Auto Transformer - Recert

Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 8


Upon successful completion, competences will be uploaded to sentinel

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Must bring valid Sentinel Smartcard endorsed with valid PTS AC and Nominated Person.  Please be advised that the competency can only be recertified if it is valid or within the 8 week grace period.

Must hold current First Aid certification and provide a copy.

Must be over 18 years of age. 

Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements to minimum medical level 4 and meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/0120 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Possess adequate written and verbal communication skills in English, to a level necessary to avoid danger

Must have had at least three months workplace experience in an OLE Maintenance team or had relevant experience in an OLE Construction team


Please advise of any special needs i.e. dyslexia in advance of the course.

Must Bring Photo ID - For British Nationals, one of the following (original hard copy - not electronically): a current and valid branded form of identity token, used for accessing the RMI (Railway Maintained Infrastructure) such as a Sentinel Card; in-date and valid full driving licence; in-date and valid UK Provisional Photo Card Driving Licence; in-date and valid passport, a UK biometric ID Card/Residence Permit (BRP), an Armed Forces Identity Card, a proof of age card recognised under PASS with a unique reference number (this includes the Citizen ID Card), N.I. Electoral Identity Card or a resident permit as per Home Office guidance.

For Non-British Nationals - an in-date and valid passport, Identity Card or Driving Licence from an EU or European Economic Area (EEA) country or a US Passport Card is required (original hard copy - not electronically).




Course Aims:

At the end of the course the candidates will be able to:
Carry out Nominated Persons AC duties under the guidance of a mentor to the required standard. The Nominated Person will fully understand the dangers of working on and around the overhead line system. The Nominated Person will also be able to read OHLE drawings and be fully conversant with the wiring instructions. These duties can only be performed under the guidance of a fully qualified Nominated Person or a Mentor.

Course designed for:
Sentinel track safety card holders who are required to undertake the duties of a Nominated Person duties on the railway infrastructure.

Number of Delegates: 8

Course duration: 1 day

Location: Doncaster

Learning approach:
Classroom based instruction followed by practical assessment followed by knowledge based test

Course pre-requisites:
All delegates must meet the required current level in the medical and Drugs & Alcohol standards. Continued sponsorship from Network Rail, Authorised and link up approved supplier is also a requirement. And have had two years experience as an A/P

Equipment requirements:
Candidates who attend the course must be in possession of full PPE including the candidates PTS, This equipment must be available on the first day of attendance of the Nominated Person course. All other equipment will be supplied by Intertrain (UK) Ltd; this includes all relevant local earths and long blue earths, testing equipment and any relevant certification for the equipment.

Documentation requirements:
All delegates should be in possession of the AC module of the rulebook & if possible a copy of SP/ELP/29987. All other relevant documentation will be supplied by Intertrain (UK) Ltd.

Additional information:
On successful completion of the Nominated Person course application will be made to the Sentinel database. This will come in the form of an electrification card which is to be used in conjunction with the candidates PTS.

NP competence is valid for 3 years provided successful completion of a worksite assessment is undertaken.

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