OLEC 2: Undertake Basic OLE Construction Activities Under Direction

Duration: 5 Days

Max Delegates: 8


Upon successful completion, competences will be uploaded to sentinel

Pre-Requisite Requirements

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.

Must be over the age of 18.

Must hold valid Sentinel card endorsed with PTS AC and OLEC 1 competency.

Should have completed Working at Heights regulation training, Emergency First Aid and Safe Manual Handling courses.  In any event, these courses will need to be successfully completed BEFORE working on an OLE construction site.

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

PPE - Blue/White hard hat, Orange Hi-Visability clothing to RIS-3279-TOM standard, Safety Boots with full ankle and mid-sole protection and gloves for practical demonstration.


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).

NR/SP/ELP/29987 Green Book if desired


It is the responsibility of the individual trainees Manager to decide upon their suitability to attend the course in accordance with the current issue of NR/L2/CTM/021 Competence & Training in Track Safety.



This course is designed to develop a person's knowledge and understanding as defined in module OLEC 2 of standard NR/L2/CTM/028.

The aim is to deliver basic training required to provide delegates with sufficient knowlegde and hands-on practical skills for undertaking basic OLE construction activities safely and effectively under direction.

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