Track Induction CourseTrack Induction - 6 days
To instruct candidates on correctly determining their responsibilities and duties when working on or near the line and to give delegates a basic understanding of the principles of track engineering including permanent way construction, components and work methods.
Personal Track Safety Course
Emergency First Aid
Basic Fire Awareness
Introduction to Infrastructure
Ballast Formation and Drainage
Track Construction and Components
Tools and Equipment
Off Track and Vegetation
Extremes of Weather
Maximum candidates: 12
On successful completion of the course the candidates will be able to:
Demonstrate their ability to use tools and equipment.
Demonstrate their understanding of Permanent Way terms and here procedures
Candidates must be over the age of 16 be sponsored by a link-up approved railway company before undertaking the 5 day track induction course. This is a company who have been audited and certificated to supply workers to the Railway Industry. The Sentinel co-ordinator of this sponsoring company will need to sign our course booking form to confirm their intent to sponsor you and supply their linkup site ID number
Candidates will need to have successfully completed their PTS Initial training prior to attending the course.
Candidates will also need to have completed a medical and drug & alcohol screening prior to attending the course.
Only those with a sufficient grasp of the English language to be able to give an emergency call will be eligible to attend.