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Personal Track Safety (PTS) Re-Certification including DC Conductor Rails (DCCR)

Rail course for Personal Track Safety (PTS) & DC Conductor Rails (DCCR) Sentinel card holders that are due to expire. 

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Course Details

Product number: RAIL_PTS_D_R|1479

This rail refreshment course gives an update on the knowledge and understanding required to work safely on or near the railway.

The PTS and DCCR Re-Certification course is a one day course for those who already hold a Personal Track Safety (PTS) card.

Only an authorised Sentinel co-ordinator may make bookings on this course.

DCCR Section

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Course Arrangements
  • Course Aims and Objectives
  • Electrical Power Transmission
  • DC Conductor Rail Power Distribution
  • Electrical Control Rooms
  • DC Conductor Rail and Components Dangers
  • Transiting tools and equipment
  • Crossing the Line
  • Application of Equipment
  • Working in DC Isolations
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Incidents, Worksafe Procedure and Incident Response 
  • Practical and Knowledge Assessment

PTS Section

  • The Sentinel Scheme
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Key features of the railway
  • Safe practices
  • Emergencies
  • Electrified lines

Those who have a current Personal Track Safety (PTS) and a DC Conductor Rails (DCCR) Sentinel Card that is due to expire and has a requirement to continue working on the Network Rail controlled railway infrastructure.

Pre-requisites

Delegates must be sponsored by an approved organisation, be registered on the Sentinel Database and have a valid Network Rail approved medical certificate and negative alcohol and drugs screening certificate.

Note:
You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area 0345 605 0006.
Only an authorised Sentinel co-ordinator may make bookings on this course

All course results will be notified to the Rail Sentinel database and the Sentinel Smart Card of the individual will be updated.


Training provided by Intertrain (RTAS 0460)

The PTS and DCCR Re-Certification course is a one day course for those who already hold a Personal Track Safety (PTS) card.
 
It is the Sponsors responsibility to ensure delegates 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 advised that if candidate holds DCCR, this must be recertified in conjunction with the PTS recertification. 

The minimum entry requirements are:


  • Aged 18 or over
  • 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/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol)
  • Need sufficient command of English language, and of the English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety)
  • Minimum of 4 Entries on the PTS Logbook endorsed by the COSS & 2 management reviews
  • Must bring Sentinel smart card endorsed with PTS (not in learning support)
  • Track Safety Handbook (you will have been provided with this on your PTS Initial course)
  • Delegates must have passed the PTS Initial course and met the criteria of competence within 24 months to apply for PTS Recertification course
Price includes registration and exam fees.
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