OTP Machine Controller - Attachment Group 1 Ballast/Track Management

Course Aims

The aim of the course is to provide delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Machine Controller Attachment Group 1 Ballast/Track Management duties.


Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This module is designed to train persons who are responsible for undertaking Machine Controller Attachment Group 1 Ballast Track Management duties on the Network Rail Infrastructure.

Price: 250.00
Duration: 1 day
Certification: Sentinel
Maximum candidates: 6

Course Objectives

It is designed to develop a person’s knowledge, understanding and skills and is aimed at persons required to prove their competence in these areas.

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 his 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.






Additional Information

Candidates must hold current and valid Machine Controller OTP Core and compatible hose Machine Controller Competence.

Available Dates:

We do not currently have scheduled dates for this course. If you would like to enquire about future dates please complete the enquiry form on this page or call 01357 440222. We will always try to meet our customers' needs and schedule courses to suit whenever we can.


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