Probationary COSS & Interim COSS Assessment (Weekend Nights) - Not Including PC

Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 2

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Must be a minimum age of 18.

Sentinel smart card with valid COSS. Assessment competency expiry must not go past Valid Until Date.

Must have a valid work experience COSS logbook with a minimum of 4 entries and 2 Management Reviews since trained or recertified endorsed by line manager or supervisor. For (P) COSS, work experience book must be endorsed by Mentor and hold a minimum of 1 completed entry.  Please be aware a Mentor must be available during the COSS Assessment. IF THE LOGBOOK IS NOT PRESENT OR IS INCOMPLETE, THE ASSESSMENT CANNOT CONTINUE.

For a COSS Assessment to take place, a qualified COSS should be available should the candidate(s) be deemed Not Yet Competent or Not Competent.

Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements to minimum level 4 and NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol) and Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety).

Please note:  The assessment must take place on Network Rail controlled infrastructure and conducted under a valid Safe System of Work plan.


Candidate must be available for contact by the assessor as a minimum the day before.

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

It is the responsibility of the delegates local manager to decide upon their suitability to attend the course, in accordance with the current issue of NR/L2/CTM/021 Competence & Training in Track Safety.

Please advise any requirements if a site specific induction is required for the assessor to enter the site and what arrangements are in place for these to be undertaken.  Failure to do this may result in the assessor being refused access and the assessment may not be carried out.


Intertrain Re-open for Business on 18th May 2020 X

Initially, we are reopening our training centres in Doncaster, Warrington, Birmingham, Crayford and Bristol from Monday 18th May 2020.

Glasgow, Gateshead, Derby, Cardiff, Enfield, Carlisle and Portsmouth will be reopening over the coming months when we expect demand to increase.

In May and June we will be operating with a streamlined workforce of both Trainer/Assessors and Training Coordinators. Depending on the demand from our customers, we are hoping to significantly ramp up the scale of our services in July, August and beyond.

Our booking system and course schedules for May and June have been updated to reflect these changes. Unfortunately, there’s a number of course dates that have changed, if your bookings have been affected you will be contacted by a member of our booking department to ask you to reschedule for an alternative date. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you.

We at Intertrain are taking the situation very seriously and the safety of everyone is our primary concern. We have therefore, undertaken a rigorous risk assessment and implemented a COVID-19 policy, please click the link below:

Intertrain COVID-19 Policy

For further information on our re-opening, please click here.