Personal Track Safety – Recertification

Course Aims

This course is intended to provide a delegate with a re-assessment in his/her understanding of the Personal Track Safety requirements when working on or near the line.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will be: –

  • Fully conversant with requirements of the relevant parts of the Network Rail Track Safety Handbook

Course Duration

One Day, including the assessment process.


Delegates MUST be in possession of: –

  • Valid Sentinel Card
  • Personal Track Safety Handbook
  • Minimum level of medical fitness required is Level 4
  • Completed P.T.S. Logbook; signed and reviewed by Line Manager

Personal Protective Equipment

This course is classroom based and therefore no P.P.E. is required.


This competency is valid for two years. A Network Rail Sentinel card, will be awarded to each successful candidate. Note: Any delegate who is required to work safely near or adjacent to DC conductor rails will have to attend the DC Conductor Rail course which is a separate standalone module.