Story Training Centre, Carlisle, CA2 7NA


1 day



Course Summary

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:
Demonstrate their ability to interpret correctly the Rule Book GE/RT 8000 Series or Guide to Personal Track Safety or PTS Key Point Card NR9922 and relevant local instructions when required to go on or near the line.
Demonstrate their understanding and ability to follow a Safe System of Work.

Introduction and Verification Exercise
Personal Responsibility
Emergency Situations
Communicating Clearly and Emergency Phone Calls
COSS/SWL Briefing
Track Visit and Practical Assessment
Knowledge Assessment
Completion of Post Course Training Objectives


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

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Must have successfully completed the PTS e-learning training and assessment prior to attendance.

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.

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.

Must be a minimum age of 16

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) and must have 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).

Sponsor must have created a Sentinel profile for the candidate and uploaded a current photograph before course commencement.

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.

Dates Available

Safe contractor approved

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