PQMS Rail Courses

Engineering Supervisor (ES) Initial

Course Name

Engineering Supervisor (ES) Initial


This course is intended for candidates who wish to act as Engineering Supervisors on Network Rail’s infrastructure.
Post mentoring and Interim Assessments are required mid term, prior to re-certification every two years which 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 Engineering Supervisor’s duties competently in accordance with the Rule Book and industry standards
• Set up and take charge of a worksite for any work on or near the line in an Engineer’s Possession

Course Content

• Welcome & Introduction
• Possession/Worksite details
• Communicating Clearly
• Possession Planning Meetings
• Taking the possession
• Setting up of Worksites
• Protecting a line Open to Traffic
• Train movements
• Changeover procedures
• Suspension/Handing back of worksites
• Theory, Practical and Verbal assessments
• Post course Objectives


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


2 Days


• Must be literate in English
• Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
• Must hold a current Sentinel Track Safety Certificate endorsed with PTS (not under learning support) & full IWA or COSS.
• Must meet the relevant requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 medical fitness.
• Must meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard 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