Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 12

Certification

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

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Must be a minimum age of 16.

Must bring Sentinel smart card with PTS (or have just completed PTS Practical training)

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).

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. 

Overview

  • Describe the principles of the DC Electrified system.
  • Identify the main components of the DC conductor rail system.
  • Identify hazards and risks associated with being near or adjacent to the DC conductor rail.
  • Describe how to cross the DC conductor rail safely.
  • Describe how to transit tools and equipment safely across the DC conductor rail.
  • Describe defects that would render insulated tools and equipment unfit for purpose.
  • Identify hazards associated with working within DC isolations.
  • Describe the work safe and emergency response procedures
  • Demonstrate how to inspect insulated tools before use.
  • Demonstrate the correct application and removal of conductor rail shields.
  • Identify defective tools and shields.
  • Identify the three risk control areas as stated in NR/L3/MTC/EP0152.
  • Demonstrate how to cross the conductor rail safely.
  • Explain how to safely transit tools, materials and equipment within the DC electrified area.
  • Demonstrate how to apply a Track Circuit Operating Clip safely.

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