Duration: 1 Day


This course is intended to provide a delegate with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work safely near or adjacent to DC conductor rails.


At the end of this course the delegates will: –

  • Describe the principle of the DC electrified system
  • Identify the main components of the DC Conductor Rail System
  • Identify hazards and risks associated with being near or adjacent to the DC conductor rail
  • Describe how to cross the DC Conductor rail safely
  • Describe how to transit tools and equipment safely across the DC conductor rail
  • Identify defective insulated tools and equipment
  • Identify hazards when working within DC isolations
  • Describe the Worksafe and Emergency Response procedures.

Course Duration

One Day, including the assessment process.


  • Delegates MUST be in possession of:
  • A Valid P.T.S. Card

Personal Protective Equipment

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line, therefore they MUST be in possession of: –

  • A Valid P.T.S. Card
  • Protective “all orange” high Visibility Clothing to BS EN 471:2003
  • Safety Footwear to BS EN ISO 20345:2004
  • Safety Helmet (white/blue) to BS EN 397:1995
  • General Purpose Gloves to BS EN388:2121
  • Safety Glasses BS. EN.166 and of Optical Class 1 with Impact Resistance F


This competency is valid for 2 years.  A Network Rail Sentinel Track Safety card will be endorsed with DCCR for each successful candidate.

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