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Course Aims

This course is intended to provide a delegate with the underpinning knowledge to be able to restore a stress.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will: -

  • Be able to understand the reason for Stressing
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of Track Terminology relating to Stressing
  • Be able to supervise the removal/repair of Rail Defects
  • Understand the correct installation of insulated Rail Joints within C. W. R.
  • Be able to accurately calculate the Stress requirements including Pull Force, Pressure Reading and Original Stress Free Temperature
  • Be able to understand a Restoration of Stress Certificate

 

Course Duration

One day, inclusive of theory assessment

Pre-requisites

Delegates attending this course should be capable of using a calculator and working out simple formulae. Prior basic knowledge of the Permanent Way and its components is essential

Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment is not required on this course

Certification

A Certificate of Technical Competency Level 1 and a Network Rail Statement of Achievementwill be awarded upon successful completion of an underpinning knowledge assessment.
All successful delegates MUST complete a period of mentoring in the workplace under the guidance of a suitably qualified person as specified by Network Rail’s Restoration of Stress – Level 1 Mentoring Sheet.