Rail Safety

Individual Working Alone Recertification


Following the 2 year validity of the competency nearing expiration, or just past it (no more than 8 weeks), a candidate can attend the recertification course.

Course Information

Course Length: 2 Days

Course Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, the candidates will be refreshed enough to be able to interpret correctly the relevant parts of the Rule Book and will understand the relevant aspects of the Sentinel Scheme appertaining to IWA certificate holders.

They will be able to demonstrate their understanding and ability to set up and follow a safe system of work for themselves.

Course content:

  • Introduction and the need for recertification
  • Course workbook for PTS*
  • Course workbook for IWA
  • Course workbook review and appropriate training
  • Revision
  • IWA theory and practical assessment
  • Feedback

Upon successful completion the candidate can have their Sentinel Card updated with their renewed competency.

*NOTE: The course duration is 3 days if DCCR Recertification is also required