Possession Support (Start Time 0900hrs)

Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 8

Pre-Requisite Requirements

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.

Please be aware that candidates will be treated on a training event as if they are at work and they must comply with the relevant medical policy and bring their Sentinel Smartcard which will be swiped at the start of the course.

Must be a minimum age of 18.

Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirement Level 1 and Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Must hold Sentinel Smartcard endorsed with a valid PTS and IWA or COSS.  If no IWA held, COSS must not be in Probationary status

Must have sufficient command of English language, be literate in IT and mathematics and be conversant with Standard RT/L2/OHS/019 Safety of People Working on or Near the Line.

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

Further Information

Initial P/S will classify as (P) probationary and will require 4 months mentorship that forms part of a company’s competence management system. Once a suitable mentor, whom must be competent in P/S is happy that a probationary P/S candidate can sit an assessment, an assessment by an RTAS provider must be completed.  The sponsor has to confirm the required shifts within the cycle prior to assessment or recertification.  There is no log book, but without confirmation on this basis no assessment or recertification can be undertaken.  Note: It is the sponsor’s responsibility to provide this


Course Summary
This module is designed to train persons who are responsible for undertaking Posession Support 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
The aim of the course is to provide delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Possession Support duties in line with with the Possession Support unit of competence.

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