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PTS Initial Training Course

The PTS course is comprised of two components. There is an e-learning training package followed by a practical training day. Successful completion of the e-learning assessment is required prior to attendance on the practical training day.

This practical training module is designed to train persons who are responsible for undertaking Personal Track Safety training as part of their duties on Network Rail Infrastructure. It is designed to develop a person’s knowledge, understanding and skills and is therefore particularly suited to persons required to prove their competence in these areas.

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.

  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)

Our training rooms feature a modern sleek design with minimal distractions allowing our candidates to emerse themselves fully in the expert training provided.

Delegates will have access to their own private canteen with cooking facilities, refrigerators and card accepting vending machines. Within a 5 minute drive from the rooms you can find a Morrisons Supermarket, Italian, Indian and Chinese restaurants as well as Scotlands largest indoor shopping centre in East Kilbride.

We find that once our clients experience the professional and friendly delivery of our trainers they seldom look elsewhere for future training. Our trainers work closely with each delegate ensuring that all attendees receive the information and tools required to give them the best chance of course success.

Key Points


  • Up to 12 Candidates
  • 1 Day Course
  • 1 Day Recertification
  • Certification Lasts 2 years
  • Location: East Kilbride
  • E-Learning & Classroom
  • Canteen On Site
  • Vending Machine On Site
  • PPE Required

INITIAL COURSE COST

£125
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