Inspection & Repair to Reduce the Risk of Derailment at Switches – Recertification

Course Aims

This course is intended to re-affirm the responsibilities of the certificate holder, review the updates to the relevant Network Rail Standards and re-assess the competence to undertake the duties required in accordance with NR/L2/TRK/0053.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will: –

  • Be aware of all amendments and alterations to Network Rail Standard NR/L2/TRK/0053
  • Re-affirm the competence to undertake the inspection of facing switches

Course Duration

One day, inclusive of theoretical and practical assessment


Delegates attending MUST hold a valid 0053 certificate

Personal Protective Equipment

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line, therefore, he/she MUST be in possession of: –

  • Valid P. T. S. Card
  • Protective “all orange” High Visibility Clothing to BS EN 471:2003
  • Safety Footwear to BS EN ISO 20345:2004
  • Safety Helmet to BS EN 397:1995
  • General Purpose Gloves to BS EN388:2121
  • Safety Glasses to BS EN 166 and of Optical Class 1 with Impact Resistance F


A Certificate of Competency will be awarded to the delegate on successful completion of the practical and written assessment.