Personal Track Safety (PTS) - Initial : Practical Course

Course Aims

This course is the second part of the PTS Initial Course and can only be undertaken following the successful completion of the PTS e-learning module. Personal Track Safety (PTS) - Initial - E-learning Course

At the end of the course the candidate will:

  • Understand the rules and regulations that are in force for personal safety which need to be observed when working ‘On or Near the Line’ on the Railway Infrastructure.

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This course is intended for candidates who wish to work on or near the line on Network Rail’s infrastructure.

Candidates must be over the age of 16 and sponsored by a link-up approved railway company before undertaking the PTS course. This is a company who have been audited and certificated to supply workers to the Railway industry. The Sentinel co-ordinator of this sponsoring company will need to sign our course booking form to confirm their intent to sponsor you and supply their linkup site ID number.

Candidates will also need to have completed a medical and drug & alcohol screening prior to attending the course.

Only those with a sufficient grasp of the English language to be able to give an emergency call will be eligible to attend.

Price: 125.00
Duration: 1 day
Certification: Sentinel
Maximum candidates: 6

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the course Candidates will:

  • Correctly interpret the relevant parts of the Rule Book, the Track Safety Handbook and will understand the relevant aspects of the Sentinel Scheme.
  • Demonstrate their understanding and ability to follow a safe system of work that their COSS will set up for them.

Additional Information

The PTS course is insufficient for those wishing to carry out any work which will affect the geometry of the track in any way. For that a person must attend a 10 day Track Induction Course.

Please note VAT will be added to the course price at checkout.

Available Dates:

Showing 3 dates

* Excludes VAT which will be charged at standard rate

28th January

£125.00 / person*

QTS Nottingham (English HQ)
1 Day(s)
1 place available
4th February

£125.00 / person*

Malmesbury, Wiltshire
1 Day(s)
3 places available
29th January

£125.00 / person*

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


For group bookings call: 01357 440222 *mandatory information