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DC Conductor Rail Initial

Course Aims

This course provides the delegates with the Working Near or Adjacent to the DC Conductor Rail competence.


1 day

Pre Requisite Requirements

The following pre-requisites are required for this course:-
1. be a minimum age of 16.
2. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements
3. Make necessary arrangements for Knowledge Assessments to be read to support those who have difficulty with reading.
4. Meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol) within the last 12 months 
5. Must have successfully completed the e-learning training and assessment prior to attendance
6. Have sufficient command of English language, and of the English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety)

PPE Requirements

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line, therefore, they MUST be in possession of: -
• A Valid Sentinel 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


No Certificate. This competency is valid for 2 years and will be recorded on the Sentinel database.