PQMS Rail Courses

Lookout/Site Warden Recertification

Course Name

Lookout/Site Warden Recertification


This course is intended for candidates who wish to act as Lookout 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:

• Carry out Lookout duties competently in accordance with the Rule Book and industry standards.

Course Content

• Welcome & Introduction
• Duties of a COSS
• Introduction to Lookout/Site Warden duties
• Site Warden / Lookout’s Equipment
• Duties of Site Warden
• Duties of the Lookout
• Duties of on Track Plant
• Lookout operated warning systems (LOWS)
• Protection of the line when it becomes unsafe
• Theory Assessment
• Practical Assessments


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


1 Day


• Must hold Lookout competency
• Must be literate in English
• Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
• Must meet the relevant requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 medical fitness & NR/L1/OHS/051 Drugs and Alcohol.
• Must bring Photographic I.D.



Card Cost


Scheduled Dates

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