Lookout Recert | Amtrain

Lookout Recert


This course aims to train staff in Lookout/Site Warden duties. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to carry out the duties of a Lookout to the standard of competence laid down in the theory and practical assessments.


Upon successful completion of this course, competencies will be uploaded to Sentinel. Sentinel smart cards are ordered directly from Sentinel at www.railsentinel.co.uk



1 day

Max Candidates


Pre-Requisite Requirements

To ensure eligility to attend this course, candidates must not be in Probationary status identified by a (P) against their current Lookout competence on the Sentinel database.
Must be a minimum age of 18
Meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Competence Specific Fitness Medical Requirements to minimum medical level 1 or 3 (must be eligible to work alone) and Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).
Must have sufficient command of English language as detailed in Network Rail Company Specification NR/S/CTM/021 (Competence & Training in Track Safety)
Must bring Sentinel smart card endorsed with PTS and Lookout plus their Lookout Log book with a minimum of 4 entries endorsed by the COSS. Work Experience Logbooks not meeting these requirements will result in candidates not being eligible to continue with the course. Please be advised that the competency can only be recertified if it is valid or within the 8 week grace period.
Photo ID – For British Nationals – a current and valid recognised, branded form of identity token, used for accessing the RMI (Railway Maintained Infrastructure) such as a Sentinel Card, full driving licence, passport, biometric ID Card, resident permit as per Home Office guidance or ‘ValIDate’ card. For Non-British Nationals – a current and valid passport is required.
Please advise of any special needs i.e. Dyslexia

Further information


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