PTS DCCR(Personal Track Safety & DC Rail Conductor)
This two-day course comprises of both the PTS and DCCR courses which can be booked separately.
The PTS course is comprised of two components.
There is an e-learning training package followed by a practical training day. Successful completion of the e-learning assessment is required prior to attendance on the practical training day.
This practical training module is designed to train persons who are responsible for undertaking Personal Track Safety 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.
The DCCR element of the course is designed to train persons who are required to work near or adjacent to DC conductor rails.
It develops a person’s knowledge, understanding and skills and is therefore particularly suited to persons required to prove their competence in these areas.
The aim of the course is to instruct delegates on correctly determining their responsibilities and duties when working on or near the line.
To provide the delegates with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work safely near or adjacent to DC conductor rails.
Prerequisites and Requirements
- Must be a minimum age of 16.
- Must meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements.
- Must meet the Drug and Alcohol requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/0021 which includes a valid D&A test uploaded to Sentinel no later than 12-weeks from the course date.
- Must have successfully completed the e-learning training and assessment prior to attendance.
- Make necessary arrangements for knowledge assessments to be read to support those who have difficulty with reading (PTS Initial only).
- Must have sufficient command of English language, and of the English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/L2/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety).
Delegates will be awarded with a Sentinel recognised certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Successful completion of the course will lead to the issue of a Network Rail Sentinel Track Safety Card, valid for two years. The card will be validated with PTS DCCR and also a green square (which signifies that the person must be accompanied at all times, as well as being required to wear a blue safety helmet).
PTS DCCR Initial (practical): 2 days
PTS DCCR Re-Cert: 2 days
A PTS Keypoint booklet (RT9922) will be given to each candidate at the start of the course and a PTS Logbook (NR9968) will be issued to the candidate by the Trainer upon successful completion of the course. Provision of, and access to, the relevant Network Rail rulebooks and handbooks are the responsibility of the candidate’s Sponsor.