Personal Track Safety (PTS) - Initial: Practical

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Personal Track Safety (PTS) – Initial: Practical

Course Overview:

The Personal Track Safety (PTS) – Initial: Practical Course is designed for individuals seeking to work within the railway industry. This course provides comprehensive training on the safety protocols and procedures required when working on or near railway tracks.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of personal track safety and the associated risks.
  2. Identify railway trackside signs, signals, and their meanings.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of emergency procedures and safe systems of work.
  4. Use personal protective equipment (PPE) effectively and safely.
  5. Recognise potential hazards and respond appropriately.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to the railway industry and its safety culture.
  • Understanding track terminology and track layouts.
  • Safe systems of work including lookout-operated warning systems.
  • Railway trackside signs and signals.
  • Use and maintenance of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Emergency procedures and reporting.
  • Practical exercises and assessments.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • Individuals seeking employment within the railway industry.
  • Current railway employees looking to refresh their knowledge.
  • Contractors and subcontractors working near railway tracks.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a PTS Certificate, valid for two years.