The Level B Switching-Strapping assessment is for holders of the Level B competence who require an assessment performing DC Isolation duties.

Course ID: LEVELBukwn

Duration: 1.00 day

What you'll learn on the course

The Level B assessment consists of theory and practical elements including;

  • Legislation and industry standards appertaining to isolation of the conductor rail
  • 'Traction Power supply System' associated with DC Electrified Lines
  • Types of switches that are used as part of the isolation process including 'Hook Switches' and 'Track Isolating Switches'
  • The roles and responsibilities of people involved in the isolation procedure
  • The isolation process and the procedures that need to be followed including authorisation, qualifications and safety
  • Testing and Strapping Equipment
  • Testing and Strapping Procedures
  • Use an approved Live Line Tester to prove the Conductor is not energised
  • Open and close switches in a safe and efficient manner in line with industry standards
  • Operate switches under the instruction of a Level 'A' Person on Network Rail Infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the 'Mentoring' and 'Assessment' process and the requirement for completing a 'Log Book'.

On successful completion of the Level B Assessment, you are free to perform DC Isolation duties anywhere on the Network Rail Managed Infrastructure including Infrastructure Projects.

Course

Level B Assessment

Date

24/04/20

Time

08:20

Duration
1.00 day
Location

Rainham, Essex

Cost

£375.00

Course
Level B Assessment

Date 24/04/20

Time 08:20

Duration 1.00 day

Location Rainham, Essex

Cost £375.00