QOTA Rail Training Courses

The UK rail network is growing, and as requirements increase it is vital that a skilled workforce continues to develop their skills to continue to meet the challenges ahead.

QOTA offers a wide variety of rail-specific training options, designed to build competency and confidence. With a specific focus on plant and attachments, the QOTA team can really help a candidate get their rail career on track.   

All candidates looking to undertake a rail course at QOTA must meet specific criteria. These include:

  • Holding a valid Sentinel card endorsed with PTS
  • Meeting the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/LR/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1
  • Not be in ‘Learning Support’
  • Other conditions may also apply.

For more information, contact QOTA team

OTP Operator Courses

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  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Access Overhead Lines Construction Sites OTP Other OLEC 1 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Primary Objectives -

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain the limits of their personal authority
  • Give a brief description of the main component parts of the OLE infrastructure
  • Describe the main hazards and risks associated with OLE construction sites and activities
  • Follow the safe access procedure
  • Comply with the health and safety regulations
  • Complete relevant records accurately and pass them onto the appropriate person
  • Follow recording and reporting procedures

Crawler / Tractor Dozer OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dozer 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dump Truck (competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dump T 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine.
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dump Truck (No competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dump T 4

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine.
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dumper (competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dumper 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dumper (NO competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dumper 4

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Excavator OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Exc 5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. For the two-day course individuals must hold the base machine competence from a nationally recognised accreditation scheme (for example CPCS or IPAF).
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery o n the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Excavator Crane OTP Crane Operator OTP Crane Op Exc 3

Course Information

Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Machine Operator - Excavator Crane Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Excavator Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including;
    • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
    • Machine/Crane Controller’s checklist is completed
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid the Excavator Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
  • Control the movement of the Excavator Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Excavator Tandem Lifting OTP Crane Operator OTP Crane Op TL 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a goof level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Crane Controller Excavator Crane Competence and evidence at least 120 hours documented experience as a single lift Crane Controller.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Crane is designed to function under tandem lift conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the
  • relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the Cranes being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
    • Control the movement of the Cranes taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Highway Permissible Vehicle OTP Machine Operator OTP Op HBV 3

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine.
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Lift Planning Single Lift OTP Other OTP LPSL​ 5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Have a good level of literacy.
  3. Have a good understanding of mathematical skill (equivalemt to basic GCSE level)
  4. Have good working knowledge of excel and word.
  5. Have passed the pre-course assessment and be able to demonstrate this to the trainer;
  6. Have read the lift planning appreciation presentation
  7. Must hold a valid PTS.
  8. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 4.
  9. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Before any training takes place delegates will be required to successfully complete the OTP Lift Planning– Single Lift pre-course assessment. If the delegate is unsuccessful during this pre-course assessment delegates will not be permitted to continue into further stages of training. Delegates will be able to reapply for training at a later stage once they are confident that they will be able to successfully complete the pre-course assessment again.

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Legislation & Network Rail Standards
  • Crane controller information
  • Definitions
  • Examples of OTP Cranes and boom configuration.
  • Stability and Uneven Loads
  • Lifting Points, Accessories and Working Radius
  • Rated Capacity Indicator Information & Duty Charts and Planning Tools
  • Knuckle Boom Cranes
  • Hazards associated with planning and control of OTP
  • Preparation for Planning lifts

Additionally the delegate will be able to plan, create and undertake a practical OTP single lift planning exercise.

Additional content has been added to this training plan identifying the most relevant Life Saving Rules and Non Technical Skills to the activity of OTP Lift Planning for Single Lifting Operations. The full detail of the most prevalent non technical capabilities which delegates should be encouraged to develop, discretely through delivery/discussion/facilitation is found in the header slide trainers notes of each session of the accompanying PowerPoint.

Lorry Loader OTP Crane Operator OTP Crane Op KBC 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold a valid Machine Operator Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Lorry Loader Crane is designed to function under normal operating
  • conditions
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the
  • relevant rules and regulations
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including;
    • Pre-start checks / maintenance are complete / documented
    • Machine / Crane Controllers checklist is completed
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid the Lorry Loader Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
  • Control the movement of the Lorry Loader Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track/ground conditions
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

MEWP Attachments OTP Machine Operator OTP Op MEWP Att 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold a working at height competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Motorised Trolley OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Motor Trolley 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core competence and Machine Operator OTP Core competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Personal Track Safety OTP Other PTS 2

Course Information

Pre-requisites

The following requirements must be met for this course to run to Network Rail Standards:

  1. Must be a minimum age of 16.
  2. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements.
  3. Make necessary arrangements for Knowledge Assessments to be read to support those who have difficulty with reading.
  4. Meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must have successfully completed the e-learning training and
    assessment prior to attendance
  6. Must have sufficient command of English language, and of the English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety)

Primary Objectives -

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to interpret correctly the Rule Book GE/RT 8000 Series or Guide to Personal Track Safety or PTS Key Point Card NR9922 and relevant local instructions when required to go on or near the line.
  • Demonstrate their understanding and ability to follow a Safe System of Work.

Self Propelled MEWP (competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op MEWP 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold a working at height competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Self Propelled MEWP (No competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op MEWP 4

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold a working at height competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Crane Operator
  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Excavator Crane OTP Crane Operator OTP Crane Op Exc 3

Course Information

Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Machine Operator - Excavator Crane Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Excavator Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including;
    • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
    • Machine/Crane Controller’s checklist is completed
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid the Excavator Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
  • Control the movement of the Excavator Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Excavator Tandem Lifting OTP Crane Operator OTP Crane Op TL 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a goof level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Crane Controller Excavator Crane Competence and evidence at least 120 hours documented experience as a single lift Crane Controller.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Crane is designed to function under tandem lift conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the
  • relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the Cranes being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
    • Control the movement of the Cranes taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Lorry Loader OTP Crane Operator OTP Crane Op KBC 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold a valid Machine Operator Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Lorry Loader Crane is designed to function under normal operating
  • conditions
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the
  • relevant rules and regulations
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including;
    • Pre-start checks / maintenance are complete / documented
    • Machine / Crane Controllers checklist is completed
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid the Lorry Loader Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
  • Control the movement of the Lorry Loader Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track/ground conditions
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Machine Operator
  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Crawler / Tractor Dozer OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dozer 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dump Truck (competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dump T 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine.
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dump Truck (No competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dump T 4

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine.
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dumper (competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dumper 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Dumper (NO competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Dumper 4

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Excavator OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Exc 5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. For the two-day course individuals must hold the base machine competence from a nationally recognised accreditation scheme (for example CPCS or IPAF).
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery o n the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Highway Permissible Vehicle OTP Machine Operator OTP Op HBV 3

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine.
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

MEWP Attachments OTP Machine Operator OTP Op MEWP Att 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold a working at height competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Motorised Trolley OTP Machine Operator OTP Op Motor Trolley 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core competence and Machine Operator OTP Core competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Self Propelled MEWP (competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op MEWP 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold a working at height competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Self Propelled MEWP (No competency card) OTP Machine Operator OTP Op MEWP 4

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold a working at height competence.
  6. Must hold current and valid OTP Core.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others.
  • Undertake the necessary pre start and pre-work machine functional checks.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the host machine and/or any applicable relevant attachments.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the host machine and applicable attachment.
  • Demonstrate how to successfully move the machine to the on/off tracking point in road mode.
  • Demonstrate and apply the machine specific on/off tracking procedures.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the host machine including travelling and working (forward and reverse directions) to the required standard and specification.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of off tracking, shut down, isolate and secure (including detaching attachments if applicable).
  • Demonstrate how to undertake emergency recovery on the machine in the event of an incident occurring.

Other OTP
  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Access Overhead Lines Construction Sites OTP Other OLEC 1 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Primary Objectives -

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain the limits of their personal authority
  • Give a brief description of the main component parts of the OLE infrastructure
  • Describe the main hazards and risks associated with OLE construction sites and activities
  • Follow the safe access procedure
  • Comply with the health and safety regulations
  • Complete relevant records accurately and pass them onto the appropriate person
  • Follow recording and reporting procedures

Lift Planning Single Lift OTP Other OTP LPSL​ 5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Have a good level of literacy.
  3. Have a good understanding of mathematical skill (equivalemt to basic GCSE level)
  4. Have good working knowledge of excel and word.
  5. Have passed the pre-course assessment and be able to demonstrate this to the trainer;
  6. Have read the lift planning appreciation presentation
  7. Must hold a valid PTS.
  8. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 4.
  9. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Before any training takes place delegates will be required to successfully complete the OTP Lift Planning– Single Lift pre-course assessment. If the delegate is unsuccessful during this pre-course assessment delegates will not be permitted to continue into further stages of training. Delegates will be able to reapply for training at a later stage once they are confident that they will be able to successfully complete the pre-course assessment again.

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Legislation & Network Rail Standards
  • Crane controller information
  • Definitions
  • Examples of OTP Cranes and boom configuration.
  • Stability and Uneven Loads
  • Lifting Points, Accessories and Working Radius
  • Rated Capacity Indicator Information & Duty Charts and Planning Tools
  • Knuckle Boom Cranes
  • Hazards associated with planning and control of OTP
  • Preparation for Planning lifts

Additionally the delegate will be able to plan, create and undertake a practical OTP single lift planning exercise.

Additional content has been added to this training plan identifying the most relevant Life Saving Rules and Non Technical Skills to the activity of OTP Lift Planning for Single Lifting Operations. The full detail of the most prevalent non technical capabilities which delegates should be encouraged to develop, discretely through delivery/discussion/facilitation is found in the header slide trainers notes of each session of the accompanying PowerPoint.

Personal Track Safety OTP Other PTS 2

Course Information

Pre-requisites

The following requirements must be met for this course to run to Network Rail Standards:

  1. Must be a minimum age of 16.
  2. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements.
  3. Make necessary arrangements for Knowledge Assessments to be read to support those who have difficulty with reading.
  4. Meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must have successfully completed the e-learning training and
    assessment prior to attendance
  6. Must have sufficient command of English language, and of the English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety)

Primary Objectives -

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to interpret correctly the Rule Book GE/RT 8000 Series or Guide to Personal Track Safety or PTS Key Point Card NR9922 and relevant local instructions when required to go on or near the line.
  • Demonstrate their understanding and ability to follow a Safe System of Work.

OTP Attachment Courses

  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Access Overhead Lines Construction Sites OTP Attachments OLEC 1 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Auger Driver Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 03 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operationalrequirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Ballast Brush Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 04 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operationalrequirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Ballast Distribution Unit Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 05 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Ballast Excavator Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 06 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Ballast Plough Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 07 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Ballast Profile Blade Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 08 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Ballast Undercutter Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 09 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Cable Drum Carrier Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 10 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Drag Clamp Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 14 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Fast-clipper Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 15 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Flail (vegetaton control) Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 16 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Hydraulic Grab Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 17 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Hydraulic Manipulator Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 34 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Hydraulic panel & Rail Lifting Beam Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 18 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Hydraulic Sleeper Changer/Wetbed bucket OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 19 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Hyraulic Breaker Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 33 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Hyraulic Sleeper Placer/Spacer Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 20 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Level Crossing Slab Lifter Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 35 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Operate Clam Shell Bucket Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 11 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Operate Stump Grinder Attachments OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 40 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid OTP Core.
  3. Must hold Compatible Host Machine/Crane Operator competence

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Operate Trailer Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 27

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Compatible Host Machine/Crane Operator competence.
  3. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Piling Driver Vibratory Attention OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 36 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Piling Hammer Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 21 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Piling Torque Head Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 37 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Rail Cropper Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 22 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Rock Grider Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 38 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Scarifier Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Ot Att 39 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Tamper Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 24 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Thimble Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 25 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Tilt Rotator Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 26 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Tree Cutter Head Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 28 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Vacuum Excavator Unit Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 29 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Vacuum Lifter Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 30 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Wood Chipper Attachment OTP Attachments OTP Op Att 31 0.5

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Explain certification/documentation and competence requirements of self and others and attachments.
  • Describe hazards /risks specific to operation and appropriate controls.
  • Describe reporting lines and communications protocols.
  • Describe terminology and methods used to identify components and the operation of the attachment.
  • Describe and demonstrate pre-use / compatibility / attach (to host machine) / pre-operational requirements.
  • Describe defect monitoring associated with the operation of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the attachment.
  • Demonstrate the safe and correct methods of shut down isolate and secure (including detaching) attachments.
  • Describe actions that would be taken in emergency situations.

Crane Controller Courses

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  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Excavator Crane Crane Controller OTP Crane Op Exc 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Machine Operator - Excavator Crane Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Excavator Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including.
    • Pre-start checks / maintenance are complete / documented.
    • Machine / Crane Controllers checklist is completed.
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid the Excavator Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift.
  • Control the movement of the Excavator Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Lorry Loader Crane Controller OTP Crane Op KBC 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold a valid Machine Operator Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Lorry Loader Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including.
    • Pre-start checks / maintenance are complete / documented.
    • Machine / Crane Controllers checklist is completed.
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid theLorry Loader Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift.
  • Control the movement of the Lorry Loader Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Excavator Tandem Lifting Crane Controller CC OTP TL 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Crane Controller Excavator Crane Competence and evidence at least 120 hours documented experience as a single lift Crane Controller.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Crane is designed to function under tandem lift conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the
  • relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the Cranes being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
    • Control the movement of the Cranes taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Group 2 Civils CC Attachments CC Att Grp 2 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment.
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Group 3 Powered Lifting CC Attachments CC Att Grp 3 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how powered lifting attachments covered by this course are designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates, checks and operator competencies are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Recognise when the use of powered lifting attachments may affect the stability of the machine.
  • Recognise and correctly control the risks imported by the powered lifting attachments within this course.
  • Control the movement of the host machine and attachment (while travelling and working) taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
    • Possession Arrangements
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Group 5 Vacuum CC Attachments CC Att Grp 5 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Crane Controller Excavator competence and/or
  6. Crane Controller Knuckle Boom Crane competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment.
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / work.

Group 6 Rail Management CC Attachments CC Att Grp 6 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold Crane Controller Excavator Crane Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Safely and correctly control Rail management operations with RRV 360 excavator crane using any of the following attachments as covered in this module:
    • Rail Thimble
    • Rail Turner
    • Drag Clamp

Group 7 Cropper CC Attachments CC Att Grp 7 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold current and valid Crane Controller Excavator competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment.
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Crane Controller
  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Excavator Crane Crane Controller OTP Crane Op Exc 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Machine Operator - Excavator Crane Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Excavator Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including.
    • Pre-start checks / maintenance are complete / documented.
    • Machine / Crane Controllers checklist is completed.
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid the Excavator Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift.
  • Control the movement of the Excavator Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Excavator Tandem Lifting Crane Controller CC OTP TL 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold Crane Controller Excavator Crane Competence and evidence at least 120 hours documented experience as a single lift Crane Controller.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Crane is designed to function under tandem lift conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the
  • relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the Cranes being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift
    • Control the movement of the Cranes taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Lorry Loader Crane Controller OTP Crane Op KBC 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold a valid Machine Operator Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Lorry Loader Crane is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including.
    • Pre-start checks / maintenance are complete / documented.
    • Machine / Crane Controllers checklist is completed.
  • Describe the checks need to be completed on lifting accessories prior to use.
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Driver/Operator.
  • Avoid theLorry Loader Crane being placed in an unstable condition.
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work / Lift plan and communicate its content effectively.
  • Correctly attach and use the lifting accessories to ensure a safe lift.
  • Control the movement of the Lorry Loader Crane taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Load height & Radius
    • Machine Sectors
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Crane Contoller Attachments
  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Group 2 Civils CC Attachments CC Att Grp 2 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment.
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Group 3 Powered Lifting CC Attachments CC Att Grp 3 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold the base machine competence from a natinally recogised accreditation scheme.
  6. Must hold a full driving licence appropraite to the host machine
  7. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how powered lifting attachments covered by this course are designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates, checks and operator competencies are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Recognise when the use of powered lifting attachments may affect the stability of the machine.
  • Recognise and correctly control the risks imported by the powered lifting attachments within this course.
  • Control the movement of the host machine and attachment (while travelling and working) taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
    • Possession Arrangements
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Group 5 Vacuum CC Attachments CC Att Grp 5 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Crane Controller Excavator competence and/or
  6. Crane Controller Knuckle Boom Crane competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment.
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / work.

Group 6 Rail Management CC Attachments CC Att Grp 6 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold Crane Controller Excavator Crane Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Safely and correctly control Rail management operations with RRV 360 excavator crane using any of the following attachments as covered in this module:
    • Rail Thimble
    • Rail Turner
    • Drag Clamp

Group 7 Cropper CC Attachments CC Att Grp 7 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold current and valid Crane Controller Excavator competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment.
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement / lift.

Machine Controller Courses

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  Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
Demountable Machine (RMMM) Machine Controller MC MM 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Demountable Machine/RMMM is designed to function under normal
    operating conditions.
  • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant
    rules and regulations.
  • How each of the items listed below will affect the protection arrangements, the way work is completed and how to confirm that the machine is suitable.
    • Lines that remain open to traffic
    • Signal structures and equipment
    • Gradient
    • Cant
    • Bridges
    • Platforms
    • Overhead Line & Power lines
    • Third and fourth rail electrified lines
    • Tunnels
    • Level Crossings
  • What preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
    • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
    • Machine Controller’s checklist is completed
    • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
    • Emergency protection equipment is available
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Demountable Machine/RMMM Driver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency
  • Avoid the Demountable Machine/ RMMM being placed in an un-braked condition
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively
  • Control the movement of the Demountable Machine/RMMM taking into account:
    • Status of the infrastructure – Condition of the track; Position and type of points;
    • Obstructions caused by infrastructure equipment/structures and/or other work;
    • How to establish the extent of the movement

Material Handler Machine Controller MC MH 2

Course Information

Pre-requisites

  1. Must hold current and valid Machine Controller OTP Core Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Demountable Material Handler is designed to function under normal
    operating conditions.
  • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant
    rules and regulations.
  • How each of the items listed below will affect the protection arrangements, the way work is completed and how to confirm that the machine is suitable.
    • Lines that remain open to traffic
    • Signal structures and equipment
    • Gradient
    • Cant
    • Bridges
    • Platforms
    • Overhead Line & Power lines
    • Third and fourth rail electrified lines
    • Tunnels
    • Level Crossings
  • What preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
    • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
    • Machine Controller’s checklist is completed
    • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
    • Emergency protection equipment is available
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Demountable Machine/RMMM Driver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency
  • Avoid the Demountable Machine/ RMMM being placed in an un-braked condition
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively

Highway Permissible Vehicle Machine Controller MC DPV 1

Course Information

Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Highway Permissible Vehicle is designed to function under normal
    operating conditions.
  • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant
    rules and regulations.
  • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
    • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
    • Machine Controller’s checklist is completed
    • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
    • Emergency protection equipment is available
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Highway Permissible Vehicle Driver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency
  • Avoid the Highway Permissible Vehicle being placed in an un-braked condition
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively
  • Control the movement of the Highway Permissible Vehicle taking into account:
    • Status of the infrastructure – Condition of the track, Position and type of points, Obstructions caused by infrastructure equipment/structures and/or other work, How to establish the extent of the movement
    • Where the movements are – Towing, Propelling
    • What information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement
  • Whilst authorising a movement of the Highway Permissible Vehicle the delegate should be able to explain how they would take account of:
    • Worksites and people working in the immediate area
    • Other machines working adjacent to the machine being operated
    • Obstructions caused by infrastructure equipment/structures and/or other work
    • Level crossingsOther lines open to traffic
    • Passengers on platforms

MEWP Machine Controller MC MEWP 1

Course Information

Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core Competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the MEWP is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • How each of the items listed below will affect the protection arrangements, the way work is completed and how to confirm that the machine is suitable.
    • Lines that remains open to traffic
    • Signal structures and equipment
    • Gradient
    • Cant
    • Bridges
    • Platforms
    • Overhead Line & Power lines
    • Third and fourth rail electrified lines
    • Tunnels
    • Level crossings
  • What preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
    • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
    • Machine Controllers checklist is completed
    • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
    • Emergency protection equipment is available
  • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the MEWPDriver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency.
  • Avoid the MEWP being placed in an un-braked condition
  • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively
  • Control the movement of MEWP taking into account:
  • a. Status of the infrastructure:
    • Condition of the track
    • Position and type of points

Group 1 Ballast / Track Management MC Attachments MC Att Grp 1 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Machine Controller highway permissible Vehicle competence; and/or
  6. Machine Controller Demountable Machine / RMMM; or
  7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
    Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

Group 3 Cutterhead MC Attachments MC Att Grp 3 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
  6. Machine Controller Maintenance Machine competence; or
  7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
    Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

Group 4 Transportation MC Attachments MC Att Grp 4 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
  6. Machine Controller Maintenance Machine competence; or
  7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
    Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

Group 5 Drainage MC Attachments MC Att Grp 5 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  5. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
  6. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
  7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
    Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

Group 6 Chipper MC Attachments MC Att Grp 6 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must hold current and valid PTS - Personal Track Safety
  2. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rai lStandard NR/L2/OHS/00124: Competence Specific Medical Requirements.
  3. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  4. OTP Core - On Track Plant Core.
  5. Compatible host Machine Controller competence.

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Chipper is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the Chipper being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly controll the use of the chipper
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
    • Possession Arrangements
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
    Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

Group 7 MC Attachments MC Att Grp 7 1

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold a relevant host machine – Machine Controller competence

Primary Objectives

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment
  • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
    Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

Slinging MC Attachments Slinger 2

Course Information


Pre-requisites

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS, IWA or COSS.
  3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
  4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
  6. Must hold a Machine Controller host Machine competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe the duties of a Slinger
    • Describe the duties of the Crane Controller (CC)
    • Describe the terminology associated with crane working
    • Have an awareness of the legislation regarding crane working
    • Pre Use Inspection of various lifting accessories
    • Use various lifting accessories to sling loads
    • Demonstrate BS7121 hand signals
    • Explain the work to the lift plan, as briefed by the CC
    • Describe the action to be taken in the event of lifting accessories becoming defective

    Machine Contoller
      Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
    Demountable Machine (RMMM) Machine Controller MC MM 1

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
    4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the Demountable Machine/RMMM is designed to function under normal
      operating conditions.
    • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant
      rules and regulations.
    • How each of the items listed below will affect the protection arrangements, the way work is completed and how to confirm that the machine is suitable.
      • Lines that remain open to traffic
      • Signal structures and equipment
      • Gradient
      • Cant
      • Bridges
      • Platforms
      • Overhead Line & Power lines
      • Third and fourth rail electrified lines
      • Tunnels
      • Level Crossings
    • What preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
      • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
      • Machine Controller’s checklist is completed
      • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
      • Emergency protection equipment is available
    • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Demountable Machine/RMMM Driver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency
    • Avoid the Demountable Machine/ RMMM being placed in an un-braked condition
    • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively
    • Control the movement of the Demountable Machine/RMMM taking into account:
      • Status of the infrastructure – Condition of the track; Position and type of points;
      • Obstructions caused by infrastructure equipment/structures and/or other work;
      • How to establish the extent of the movement

    Material Handler Machine Controller MC MH 2

    Course Information

    Pre-requisites

    1. Must hold current and valid Machine Controller OTP Core Competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the Demountable Material Handler is designed to function under normal
      operating conditions.
    • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant
      rules and regulations.
    • How each of the items listed below will affect the protection arrangements, the way work is completed and how to confirm that the machine is suitable.
      • Lines that remain open to traffic
      • Signal structures and equipment
      • Gradient
      • Cant
      • Bridges
      • Platforms
      • Overhead Line & Power lines
      • Third and fourth rail electrified lines
      • Tunnels
      • Level Crossings
    • What preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
      • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
      • Machine Controller’s checklist is completed
      • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
      • Emergency protection equipment is available
    • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Demountable Machine/RMMM Driver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency
    • Avoid the Demountable Machine/ RMMM being placed in an un-braked condition
    • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively

    Highway Permissible Vehicle Machine Controller MC DPV 1

    Course Information

    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
    4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core Competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the Highway Permissible Vehicle is designed to function under normal
      operating conditions.
    • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant
      rules and regulations.
    • Describe what preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
      • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
      • Machine Controller’s checklist is completed
      • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
      • Emergency protection equipment is available
    • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the Highway Permissible Vehicle Driver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency
    • Avoid the Highway Permissible Vehicle being placed in an un-braked condition
    • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively
    • Control the movement of the Highway Permissible Vehicle taking into account:
      • Status of the infrastructure – Condition of the track, Position and type of points, Obstructions caused by infrastructure equipment/structures and/or other work, How to establish the extent of the movement
      • Where the movements are – Towing, Propelling
      • What information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement
    • Whilst authorising a movement of the Highway Permissible Vehicle the delegate should be able to explain how they would take account of:
      • Worksites and people working in the immediate area
      • Other machines working adjacent to the machine being operated
      • Obstructions caused by infrastructure equipment/structures and/or other work
      • Level crossingsOther lines open to traffic
      • Passengers on platforms

    MEWP Machine Controller MC MEWP 1

    Course Information

    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
    4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    5. Must hold current and valid OTP Core Competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the MEWP is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
    • What equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
    • How each of the items listed below will affect the protection arrangements, the way work is completed and how to confirm that the machine is suitable.
      • Lines that remains open to traffic
      • Signal structures and equipment
      • Gradient
      • Cant
      • Bridges
      • Platforms
      • Overhead Line & Power lines
      • Third and fourth rail electrified lines
      • Tunnels
      • Level crossings
    • What preparatory checks need to be completed on the machine including:
      • Pre-start checks/maintenance are complete/documented
      • Machine Controllers checklist is completed
      • Brakes are operational and fit for purpose
      • Emergency protection equipment is available
    • Briefly describe the main functions of all relevant controls available to the MEWPDriver/Operator, especially those which may also be used by the Machine Controller in an emergency.
    • Avoid the MEWP being placed in an un-braked condition
    • Demonstrate their ability to read a work plan and communicate its content effectively
    • Control the movement of MEWP taking into account:
    • a. Status of the infrastructure:
      • Condition of the track
      • Position and type of points

    Machine Contoller Attachments
      Course Title Category Short Code Duration (Days)
    Group 1 Ballast / Track Management MC Attachments MC Att Grp 1 1

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
    4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    5. Machine Controller highway permissible Vehicle competence; and/or
    6. Machine Controller Demountable Machine / RMMM; or
    7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
    • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
    • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
    • Correctly attach and use the attachment
    • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
      • Condition of the track
      • Cant
      • Gradient
      • Exclusion Zones
    • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
      Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

    Group 3 Cutterhead MC Attachments MC Att Grp 3 1

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
    4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    5. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
    6. Machine Controller Maintenance Machine competence; or
    7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
    • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
    • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
    • Correctly attach and use the attachment
    • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
      • Condition of the track
      • Cant
      • Gradient
      • Exclusion Zones
    • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
      Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

    Group 4 Transportation MC Attachments MC Att Grp 4 1

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
    4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    5. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
    6. Machine Controller Maintenance Machine competence; or
    7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
    • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
    • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
    • Correctly attach and use the attachment
    • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
      • Condition of the track
      • Cant
      • Gradient
      • Exclusion Zones
    • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
      Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

    Group 5 Drainage MC Attachments MC Att Grp 5 1

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
    4. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    5. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
    6. Machine Controller Dual-Purpose Vehicle competence; and/or
    7. Machine Controller Material Handler competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
    • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
    • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
    • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
      • Condition of the track
      • Cant
      • Gradient
      • Exclusion Zones
    • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
      Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

    Group 6 Chipper MC Attachments MC Att Grp 6 1

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must hold current and valid PTS - Personal Track Safety
    2. Meet the medical requirements of Network Rai lStandard NR/L2/OHS/00124: Competence Specific Medical Requirements.
    3. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    4. OTP Core - On Track Plant Core.
    5. Compatible host Machine Controller competence.

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the Chipper is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
    • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
    • Avoid the Chipper being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
    • Correctly controll the use of the chipper
    • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
      • Condition of the track
      • Cant
      • Gradient
      • Exclusion Zones
      • Possession Arrangements
    • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
      Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

    Group 7 MC Attachments MC Att Grp 7 1

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
    4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
    5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    6. Must hold a relevant host machine – Machine Controller competence

    Primary Objectives

    At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

    • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions.
    • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
    • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
    • Correctly attach and use the attachment
    • Control the movement of the host machine taking into account:
      • Condition of the track
      • Cant
      • Gradient
      • Exclusion Zones
    • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the
      Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.

    Slinging MC Attachments Slinger 2

    Course Information


    Pre-requisites

    1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
    2. Most hold valid sentinel track Safety Card endorsed with PTS, IWA or COSS.
    3. Must meet medical requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 2.
    4. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
    5. Must Meet the requiremments of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
    6. Must hold a Machine Controller host Machine competence.

      Primary Objectives

      At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

      • Describe the duties of a Slinger
      • Describe the duties of the Crane Controller (CC)
      • Describe the terminology associated with crane working
      • Have an awareness of the legislation regarding crane working
      • Pre Use Inspection of various lifting accessories
      • Use various lifting accessories to sling loads
      • Demonstrate BS7121 hand signals
      • Explain the work to the lift plan, as briefed by the CC
      • Describe the action to be taken in the event of lifting accessories becoming defective

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      NVQ Accreditations
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      Other Courses
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