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ES to SWL 2 (without tech)

March 20, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


3, NTS House, Mapple Court, 3 Davenport Sreet, Macclesfield SK10 1JE
Macclesfield, SK10 1JE United Kingdom

Maximum Number of delegates: 8

Duration: 3 Days


This course is designed to convert persons with the current ES competence to SWL2. They will have been nominated by their line manager/sponsor to enable them to attain the SWL conversion and subsequent competence.


Course Content

  • Carry out the safe work leader role
  • Apply Safety Management
  • Understand risk/ hazard identification
  • Identify health and wellbeing risks
  • Employ the safe work pack process


Conduct SSOW worksite briefing
Delegates must

  1. Must be a minimum age of 18.
  2. Must hold a valid Sentinel Track Safety Card endorsed with PTS, IWA, COSS& ES
  3. Must have a good level of literacy to meet Entry Qualifications.
  4. Must hold a valid Sentinel Track Safety Card and meet the requirements of NR/L2/CTM/021
  5. Competence and Training in Track Safety. Holds valid and current COSS certification.
  6. Must meet the medical requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L2/OHS/00124 Medical Fitness Level 1.
  7. Must meet the requirements of Network Rail Standard NR/L1/OHS/051 (Drugs & Alcohol).


Course Objectives

By the end of this course candidates will be able to carry out the duties of a SWL2

Prior to attending the course individuals require to pass the Network Rail pre-qualifier on-line assessment. The E-Learning assessment can be accessed on the Network Rail E-Learning system: https://elearning.networkrail.co.uk/login/index.php

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