Personal Track Safety E-Learning is a 1-day course intended for those who are enrolling on the PTS practical event. The PTS E-Learning is a mandatory requirement for candidates sitting the PTS Initial training event.

We have incorporated IT suites within our training centres to enable candidates to comfortably complete the E-Learning course.

Course Objectives

  • Railway Terminology
  • Accessing Network Rail Infrastructure
  • Distances and Hazards that effect Personal Track Safety.
  • Introduction to Safe Systems of Work
  • Responsibilities of the Controller of Site Safety (COSS), Site Warden and Lookout.
  • Controller of Site Safety Briefing

Course Prerequisites

  • A valid Primary Sponsor;
  • A valid Medical and Drugs and Alcohol certificate issued by Network Rail;
  • Good command of the English language.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of the PTS E-Learning event, candidates will be eligible to sit the PTS Initial course.


The programme takes approximately three and a half hours to complete and during this time the candidate will have the trainer for support. Following this, there is a short online exam that needs to be completed by the individual.

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