Authorised Person AC Initial
Duration: 3 Days
Max Delegates: 8
At the end of the course the candidates will be able to:
Carry out Authorised Persons AC duties under the guidance of a mentor to the required standard and to operate overhead line switches in accordance to the rulebook. The Authorised Person will fully understand the dangers of working on and around the overhead line system. During the probationary/mentorship period the authorised person will use all his/her knowledge gained during training and probationary period under guidance.
When the candidate is advised by the mentor, they will be assessed by a licensed assessor.
The fully qualified Authorised Person will also be able to carry out testing of the overhead electrification equipment under instruction from the ECO/Nominated Person. Course designed for: Sentinel track safety card holders who are required to undertake the duties of an Authorised Person on the railway infrastructure. Learning approach:
Classroom based instruction followed by practical assessment followed by knowledge based test. Course pre-requisites:
All delegates must meet the required current level in the Medical and Drugs & Alcohol standards. Continued sponsorship from Network Rail, Authorised and Link Up approved supplier is also a requirement. Equipment Requirements:
Candidates who attend the course must be in possession of a valid First Aid certification, full PPE and a valid PTS certification; this must be available on the first day of attendance of the Authorised Person AC course. All other equipment will be supplied by Intertrain (UK) Ltd, which includes all relevant equipment: local earths, long blue earths, poles and testers and any relevant certification for the equipment. Documentation requirements:
All delegates should be in possession of the AC module of the rulebook & if possible a copy of the SP/ELP/29987 standard Additional information:
On successful completion of the Authorised Person AC course, notification will be made to the Sentinel database. AP Competence is valid for 3 years provided successful completion of a worksite assessment is undertaken