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.


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