The Safe Work Leader 1 course (SWL1) enables current Sentinel Track Safety cardholders, endorsed with COSS to perform Safe Work Leader duties on Network Rail Managed Infrastructure Projects. The duties of SWL 1 include involvement at the planning stage of a task, implementing a safe system of work for one workgroup and managing hazards and risks on-site.


Duration: 3.00 days

What you'll learn on the course

The Safe Work Leader course consists of theory and practical elements including:

  • Understand the Safe Work Leader Competence
  • Non-Technical Skills of a SWL
  • Effective Communication
  • Hazard Identification
  • SWL role in Safe Work Pack creation
  • Briefings and Scenarios
  • Sentinel

On successful completion of the SWL 1 course, you are free to perform the duties of a Safe Work Leader anywhere on Network Rail Managed Infrastructure Projects.