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Safe System of Work Planner Conversion

Course Aims

To provide the underpinning, knowledge and skills to produce Safe Work Packs for people required to work on the Network Rail Controlled infrastructure.


3 days

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegate will be able to:
• Understand the process for planning Safe Systems of Work in accordance with NR/L2/OHS/019, Safety of People at Work on or Near the Line.
• Access and extract information from various sources and using that information in the production of Safe Work Packs for use by people required to work safely on or about the Network Rail Controlled Infrastructure including:
• Have a basic understanding of key Rule Book modules and Handbooks associated with planning and implementing Safe Systems of Work.

Pre Requisite Requirements

Delegates must be in possession of:
• Be a minimum age of 18 years
• Must hold a valid Sentinel track safety card endorsed with a full COSS or IWA (not probationary)
• Must have a good level of literacy to meet entry qualifications
• Meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
• Evidence of work experience required (logbook entries)

PPE Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment is not required for this course.


No Certificate. This competency is valid for 2 years and will be recorded on the Sentinel database. This card is endorsed as Probationary. POST TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Following completion of the training each delegate shall undertake a period of mentored workplace experience to enable the learning to be consolidated through practical workplace experience and assessment. This initial period shall NOT EXCEED FOUR MONTHS.