SWL 1 Recert (E-Assessment) - Session 3 (1300hrs)

Duration: 1 Day

Max Delegates: 12

Pre-Requisite Requirements

All delegates must hold SWL 1

Intertrain will register the candidate(s) on the Rail Exams website.  Please supply candidate(s) e-mail address prior to training.

This is an online invigilated assessment.  Candidates are advised to read through the 019 Standard prior to attending.

Must be a minimum of 18

Must hold a valid Sentinel card endorsed with PTS & COSS and SWL 1 and meet the requirements of NR/L2/CTM/021

Must not be in Learning Support or in Probationary status for COSS

Must meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 minimum medical level 4 and Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 Drugs and Alcohol

Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry qualifications


Photo ID - For British Nationals, one of the following (original hard copy - not electronically): a current and valid branded form of identity token, used for accessing the RMI (Railway Maintained Infrastructure) such as a Sentinel Card; in-date and valid full driving licence; in-date and valid UK Provisional Photo Card Driving Licence; in-date and valid passport, biometric ID Card, resident permit as per Home Office guidance or 'ValIDate' card.

For Non-British Nationals - an in-date and valid passport is required (original hard copy - not electronically).


Please advise of any special needs in advance i.e. dyslexia


The SWL competence is to be held by anyone who is required to plan and set up a safe system of work on or near the line for a group (two or more). An SWL can also carry out the duties of an IWA provided there are no medical restrictions that would prevent this.

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