The PTS course is comprised of two components. There is an e-learning training package followed by a practical training day. Successful completion of the e-learning assessment is required prior to attendance on the practical training day.
This practical training module is designed to train persons who are responsible for undertaking Personal Track Safety training as part of their duties on Network Rail Infrastructure.
It is designed to develop a person’s knowledge, understanding and skills and is therefore particularly suited to persons required to prove their competence in these areas.
Key Aims & Objectives
The aim of the course is to instruct delegates on correctly determining their responsibilities and duties when working on or near the line.
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.
Pre-requisites & Requirements
Delegates must meet the following requirements in order to book onto this course:
- Must be a minimum age of 16.
- Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements.
- Make necessary arrangements for Knowledge Assessments to be read to support those who have difficulty with reading.
- Meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
- Must have successfully completed the e-learning training and assessment prior to attendance.
- 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).