COSS to SWL 1 Conversion (Without Tech)

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Duration of course: 3 Days

Maximum no. of Candidates: 8 (Minimum 3)

Course aims:
The aim of this course is to provide candidates/delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Safe Work Leader duties in line with the new SWL 1 competence now required to work on Network Rail’s infrastructure


Upon successful completion of this conversion course candidates will be able to:

  1. Break down the role of SWL1
  2. Explain accountability and Responsibility
  3. Understand and describe Non-Technical Skills associated with the Role
  4. Understand and identify Human Factors
  5. Explain the communication skills required by an SWL1
  6. Prepare and deliver successfully briefings associated with the role of SWL1
  7. Identify risks and hazards
  8. Understand and describe control measures associated with identified hazards and risks
  9. Describe and explain Health and Well-being risks to work group members
  10. Understand and Describe Health and Well-being management measures
  11. Explain and employ Safe work processes including SSOW methods
  12. How to create SSOW Packs in line with the new instructions

Other information
• Following successful completion of the course Infrasafe will register your certification with Sentinel
• Re-certification is required every two years and consists of a three day classroom based course and assessment

Our modern training centre in Blaydon, Tyne & Wear or we can arrange training at a location to suit your needs

Course content:
See objectives section above











Other information:

Following successful completion of the course Infrasafe UK Training will register the new certification with Sentinel.

At this stage there is no news in regards to recertification requirements.


Railsafe House, Whiteley Road, Blaydon, Tyne & Wear NE21 5NJ

Course Content:

See objectives section above.