Course Details

The Level A Procedure A Course enables you to perform the role of a Level A person for a Procedure A isolation of the conductor rail.

The Level A Procedure A Course pre-requisite requirements are as follows;

  • Current Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS DCCR, ES and/or PICOP
  • Level B Switching
  • Level B Strapping
  • Emergency First Aid for Electrical Accidents certificate

Your Railway Medical needs to be in date with a current Drug and Alcohol test. If you change Employer/Sponsor you will need to take a new Drug and Alcohol test, contacts us to book an appointment prior to attending your course or book online.

Duration: 1 Day

What You Learn on your Level A Procedure A Course:

The Level A Procedure A course consists of theory and practical elements including;

  • Knowledge of legislation and industry standards appertaining to the isolation of the conductor rail
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Level 'A' Person in relation to Procedures 'A' and 'B'
  • Understanding of the isolation process and of the fixed isolation equipment used as part of that process
  • Knowledge of the duties of the PICOP in arranging signal protection as part of Procedure 'A'
  • An understanding of how to implement the isolation procedure - Procedure 'A'
  • An understanding of the process to be followed when the isolation requires to be cancelled
  • An ability to complete the required documentation in relation to arranging and cancelling isolation of the conductor rail
  • Knowledge of the 'Mentoring' and 'Assessment' process and the requirement for completing a 'Log Book'.

On successful completion of the Level A Procedure A, you are free to perform the duties of a Level A Procedure A for DC isolations on the Network Rail Managed Infrastructure.

How to Pass your Level A Procedure A Course:

Throughout the Level A Procedure A Course there are a series of verbal, written and practical assessments. We can provide additional learning support if required. The pass rate at the centre for the Level A Procedure A Course is 98% and if you don’t pass the first time you can attend another course free of charge! 

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