Points Operator – Recertification

Course Aims

This course is intended to provide the delegate with a re-assessment in their understanding of the duties of a Points Operator.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the delegates will: –

  • Be fully conversant with the duties of a Points Operator in accordance with the Network Handbook 4

Course Duration

One day, including the assessment process.

Pre- Requisites

Delegates must be in possession of:

  • A valid Network Rail Track Safety card endorsed P.T.S., I.W.A./C.O.S.S. and PO
  • A current Rule Book, Handbook
  • Minimum level of medical fitness required = Level 1
  • A completed log book signed by the Line Manager

Personal Protective Equipment

This course is classroom based and therefore no P.P.E. is required.


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