PQMS Rail Courses

Personal Track Safety (AC) Recertification inc DCCR

Course Name

Personal Track Safety (AC) Recertification inc DCCR

Description

This course is intended for candidates who wish to continue working on or near the line on Network Rail’s infrastructure and undertaking work near or adjacent to DC conductor rails; it is designed to verify candidates understanding of the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work safely near or adjacent to DC conductor rails.

• Re-certification is required every two years and consists of a two 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:
• Continue to work on or near the line competently in accordance with the Rule Book and Network Rail standards.
• Describe the principal of the DC electrified system
• Identify the main components if the DC conductor rail systems
• Identify hazards and risks associated with being near or adjacent to the DC conductor rail
• Describe how to cross the DC conductor rail safely
• Describe how to transit tools and equipment safely across the CD conductor rail
• Describe defects that would render insulated tools and equipment unfit for purpose
• Identify hazards associated with working within DC Isolations
• Describe the work safe and Emergency response procedures
• Demonstrate how to inspect insulated tools before use
• Demonstrate the correct application and removal of conductor rail shields
• Identify defective tools and shields
• Identify the three risk control areas as stated in NR/L3/MTC/EP0152

Course Content

• Welcome & Introduction
• The need for PTS Recertification
• Course workbook
• Communicating Clearly
• Course Workbook review and further training
• Revision including Optional Interactive Review
• Electrical Power transmission
• DC Conductor Rail Power Distribution
• Electrical Control Rooms
• DC Conductor Rail and Components
• Dangers
• Crossing the Line
• Application of Equipment
• Transiting Tools and Equipment
• Working in DC Isolations
• Tools and Equipment
• Incidents
• Work safe Procedure
• Incident Response
• Theory and Verbal assessments
• Feedback and Post Course Objectives

Accreditation

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

Duration

1 Day

Prerequisites

•Must bring log book with at least 4 entries & management reviews
• Must be minimum of 18 Years of age
• Must bring Photographic I.D.
• Must be literate in English
• Must hold current track safety card and meet the requirements of NR/L2/CTM/021 – Competence and training in track safety.
• Must meet the requirements of Network Rail standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 medical & NR/L1/OHS/051 drugs and alcohol requirements.

Cost

£125.00

Card Cost

£9.66

Scheduled Dates

Location Next Running
Portsmouth 10/09/2018
Bury 24/09/2018
Bedworth 27/09/2018
Bury 01/10/2018
Bedworth 08/10/2018
Portsmouth 29/10/2018
Bury 05/11/2018
Bedworth 14/11/2018
Portsmouth 19/11/2018
Portsmouth 10/12/2018
Bury 11/12/2018
Bedworth 18/12/2018