Imperial Training

Track Induction 6 Days


Learners must be 16+ and bring along valid ID (Passport, Driving license or ID card) along with National Insurance and Proof of Address.

Candidates must already have a Valid Sentinel Card with the relevant Medical and D&A assessments.


  • Courses will be delivered in house but can also be delivered on site.
  • Please contact us for any specific requirements.


To instruct candidates on correctly determining their responsibilities and duties when working on or near the line and to give delegates a basic understanding of the principles of track engineering including permanent way construction, components and work methods.

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

The course is designed for candidates new to track engineering

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the course the candidates will be able to:
    • Demonstrate their ability to use tools and equipment.
    • Demonstrate their understanding of Permanent Way terms and procedures.

Additional Information

Candidates must be over the age of 16 be sponsored by a link-up approved railway company before undertaking the 5 day track induction 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 need to have successfully completed their PTS Initial training prior to attending the course. 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.