DC Conductor Rail – Recertification

Course Aims

This course is intended to provide a delegate with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work safely near or adjacent to DC conductor rails.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will: –

  • Describe the principle of the DC electrified system
  • Identify the main components of the DC Conductor Rail System
  • Identify hazards and risks associated with being near or adjacent to the DC conductor rail
  • Describe how to cross the DC Conductor rail safely
  • Describe how to transit tools and equipment safely across the DC conductor rail
  • Identify defective insulated tools and equipment
  • Identify hazards when working within DC isolations
  • Describe the Worksafe and Emergency Response procedures.

Course Duration

One Day, including the assessment process.


  • Valid Sentinel Card with P.T.S. Competency
  • P.T.S. Logbook

Personal Protective Equipment

None required as this course is classroom based only.


This competency is valid for 2 years. A Network Rail Sentinel Track Safety card will be endorsed with DCRR for each successful candidate.