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Track Induction 9 days inc. DCCR

Duration: 9 Days

Max Delegates: 12


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

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 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 (i.e. failure to meet the required pass mark for PTS Practical, the DCCR & Track Induction elements of the course cannot be completed).

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/00120 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Must have sufficient command of English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/L2/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety).

PPE Visibility clothing to RIS-3279-TOM standard, Blue hard hat, Safety boots with full ankle and mid-sole protection and gloves.

To undertake the PTS Practical element of the course, candidates must have successfully completed the PTS E-learning assessment prior to attendance and must bring the completed certificate to the course.

At the start of the PTS Practical Event, you will need to complete and successfully pass a verification test to progress to the rest of the course.  Failure to successfully complete the verification test, the learner will need to leave the course, after which it is adviseable to revisit the E-learning before attending a further PTS Practical Event.

To complete the DCCR element of the course, the PTS Practical must have been passed.

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).

Please advise of any special needs i.e. Dyslexia

Please note that the Fire, Manual Handling & Emergency First Aid courses are awareness only.



Course Sessions:

Company Induction
Personal Track Safety Course
Emergency First Aid Awareness
Basic Fire Awareness
Manual Handling Awareness
Introduction to Infrastructure
Ballast Formation and Drainage
Track Construction and Components
Track Geometry
Tools and Equipment
Track Maintenance
Mechanised Maintenance
Off Track and Vegetation
Extremes of Weather
Practical Demonstrations


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