(HS) Handsignaller Initial

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Duration of course: 1 Day

Maximum no. of Candidates: 8

Course aims:
This course is intended for candidates who wish to act as Handsignallers on Network Rail’s infrastructure

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will be able to:
• Communicate effectively whilst undertaking Handsignaller’s duties
• Carry out Handsignaller’s duties competently in accordance with the Rule Book and industry standards
• Identify Signals and Signalling
• Identify the equipment required by a Handsignaller

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

Our modern training centre in Gateshead or we can arrange training at a location to suit your needs

Course Content:
• Introduction
• Messages concerning safety
• Railway signalling and signal identification
• Handsignalling equipment
• Duties in Connection with Defective or Disconnected Signals
• Duties in connection with single line working
• Duties in connection with protection of engineering work on a line not under possession
• Duties in connection with temporary block working
• Theory practical and Verbal assessments
• Feedback

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