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Track Patroller - Recertification/Assessment

Course Aims

This course is intended to reaffirm the delegate's competence to undertake the duties of a Track Patroller and the method of carrying out these duties in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with the latest Network Rail Standards.


1 day

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to re-affirm the responsibilities of Certificate holders and review updates to relevant Network Rail Company Standards.

Pre Requisite Requirements

The following pre-requisites are required for this course:-
• Ideally delegates will have first hand experience of work on the Permanent Way and be familiar with all track layouts.

• Hold a valid Track Patroller certificate

PPE Requirements

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line and therefore, they 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 (white/blue) to BS EN 397:1995
• General Purpose Gloves to BS EN388:2121
• Safety Glasses BS EN 166 and of Optical Class 1 with Impact Resistance F


A Certificate of Competence will be awarded to the delegate upon successful completion of the recertification. Certification is valid for 3 years. A recertification will be required before this period.