PQMS Rail Courses

Personal Track Safety (AC) Initial

Course Name

Personal Track Safety (AC) Initial


This course is intended for candidates who wish to work on or near the line on Network Rail’s infrastructure.

Re-certification is required every two years and consists of a one-day classroom-based course and assessment.

Training Locations

Bedworth, Bury - Please see Scheduled Dates below for more information

Course Aims

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be able to demonstrate their understanding and ability to follow a Safe System of Work.

Candidates will also be able to demonstrate their ability to correctly interpret relevant instructions when required to go on or near the line, from the following references:
• Rule Book GE/RT 8000 Series
• Guide to Personal Track Safety
• PTS Key Point Card NR9922 and

Course Content

The course includes written exams, practical activities and assessment, supported by theory based presentations including:
• Welcome & Introduction and Verification Exercise
• Personal Responsibility
• Emergency Situations
• Communicating Clearly and Emergency Phone Calls
• COSS Briefing
• Track Visit and Assessment
• Knowledge and Verbal Assessment
• Completion of Post Course Training Objectives


PQMS will upload the relevant competence outcome(s) and result(s) to the Sentinel system.

Network Rail Certification for Personal Track Safety (AC) Initial


1 Day


• Successful completion of the PTS E-Learning training package is required prior to attendance on the Practical training day.

• In date Medical screening uploaded to Sentinel.

• In date Drugs and Alcohol screening uploaded to Sentinel.


All prices are plus VAT

Card Cost

All prices are plus VAT where applicable

Scheduled Dates

This course is currently run an demand. Please contact us for futher detail