Probationary SSOWP Assessment

Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 2


Upon successful completion, competencies will be uploaded to Sentinel

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Must be a minimum age of 18.

Must have a valid Sentinel Smartcard endorsed with SSOWP.  Assessment competency expiry must not go past Valid Until Date.

Please check prior to attending this assessment that you have successfully carried out the required duties and completed the SSOW Experience Sheet.  This form must detail the following requirements:

  • evidence of a minimum of 4 SSOW entries recorded on the Work Experience form since the Initial Training took place (The assessor MUST see the actual packs either hard copy or electronically);
  • two work experience entries of track visits recorded on the Work Experience form since the Initial Training;
  • the Line Manager has reviewed the Work Experience form and signed/dated where required.

If the completed SSOW Work Experience form is not handed to the Assessor or has not been sufficiently completed, the candidate will not be eligible to be assessed and the assessment will have to be stopped.

Candidate must be available for contact by the assessor as a minum the day before.

Must have sufficient command of English language, be literate in IT and mathematics and be conversant with Standard RT/L2/OHS/019 Safety of People Working on or Near the Line.

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.

Please advise of any special needs i.e Dyslexia.

Please advise any requirements if a site specific induction is required for the assessor to enter the site and what arrangements are in place for these to be undertaken.  Failure to do this may result in the assessor being refused access and the assessment may not be carried out.


This assessment determines a person’s competency when performing
the duties of a Safe System of Work Planner against the relevant
Network Rail Standard NR/L2/CTM/209, NR/L2/OHS/019 and
GE/RT8000 Rule Book.

Download PDF

Intertrain Re-open for Business on 18th May 2020 X

Initially, we are reopening our training centres in Doncaster, Warrington, Birmingham, Crayford and Bristol from Monday 18th May 2020.

Glasgow, Gateshead, Derby, Cardiff, Enfield, Carlisle and Portsmouth will be reopening over the coming months when we expect demand to increase.

In May and June we will be operating with a streamlined workforce of both Trainer/Assessors and Training Coordinators. Depending on the demand from our customers, we are hoping to significantly ramp up the scale of our services in July, August and beyond.

Our booking system and course schedules for May and June have been updated to reflect these changes. Unfortunately, there’s a number of course dates that have changed, if your bookings have been affected you will be contacted by a member of our booking department to ask you to reschedule for an alternative date. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you.

We at Intertrain are taking the situation very seriously and the safety of everyone is our primary concern. We have therefore, undertaken a rigorous risk assessment and implemented a COVID-19 policy, please click the link below:

Intertrain COVID-19 Policy

For further information on our re-opening, please click here.