Course Aims

This course is intended to provide the delegate with a re-assessment in their understanding of the duties of a Level Crossing Attendant.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will: –

  • Be fully conversant with the duties of a Level Crossing Attendant in accordance with Handbook 18

Course Duration

One day, inclusive of both theoretical and practical assessments.

Pre- Requisites

Delegates must be in possession of:

  • A valid Sentinel track safety card endorsed P.T.S., I.W.A./C.O.S.S and LXA.
  • A current Handbook 18

Personal Protective Equipment

This course requires the delegate to be on or near the running line and therefore, he/she MUST be in possession of:

  • A Valid P.T.S. Card
  • Protective “all orange” High Visibility Clothing to BS EN 471:2003
  • Safety footwear to BS EN ISO 20345:2004
  • Safety Helmet (white/blue) to BS EN 397:1995
  • General Purpose Gloves to BS EN388:2121


This competency is valid for two years. A Network Rail Sentinel card, will be awarded to each successful candidate.