COSS OLP/CRP - Initial

Course Aims

This course is intended for candidates who wish to set up a safe system of work on Network Rail’s infrastructure and act as a Controller Of Site Safety. It also covers PTS and DCCR re-certification

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

Anyone aged 18 or over that is required to protect a group working on or near the line. Railway Group Standard GO/RT 3358 (Persons Responsible for Protecting Work On or Near the Line) requires employers to select delegates for this role based on documented processes to assess aptitude and prior experience. A COSS may carry out IWA duties without further training.

Price: 695.00
Duration: 7 days
Certification: Sentinel
Maximum candidates: 8

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to correctly interpret relevant parts of the Rule Book and relevant Railway Group Standards when acting as a COSS
  • Demonstrate their understanding and ability to set up a Safe System of Work before any group of staff is allowed to go on or near the line


Additional Information

Please note this course is a 7 day course and is carried out over 7 working days ie Monday to Friday plus Monday and Tuesday. The course breakdown is shown below.

  • Day 1 : PTS Recert (0.5 day) and DCCR Recert (0.5 day)

    Days 2 to 6 inclusive : COSS Initial

    Day 7 : OLP (0.5 day) and CRP LLT (0.5 day)

Should all the elements of the COSS OLP/CRP Initial course not be required by a candidate each element is available to book separately.

Available Dates:

Showing 2 dates

* Excludes VAT which will be charged at standard rate

29th March

£695.00 / person*

QTS Nottingham (English HQ)
6 Day(s)
No available places
9th March

£695.00 / person*

QTS Scottish Training Centre
7 Day(s)
No available places


For group bookings call: 01357 440222 *mandatory information