Imperial Training

Track Induction (INCLUDING PTS AC + DCCR) 8 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 correctly interpret Rule Book Track Safety Handbook (TSH) and relevant Local Instructions when required to go on or near the line.
    • Demonstrate their understanding and ability to follow a safe system of work.
    • 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 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.

    Please note this course is an 8-day course and is carried out over 8 working days i.e. Monday to Friday on the first week and Monday to Friday on the second week.