OTP Machine Controller - Attachment Group 1 Ballast/Track Management

Course Aims

The aim of the course is to provide delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Machine Controller Attachment Group 1 Ballast/Track Management duties.


Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This module is designed to train persons who are responsible for undertaking Machine Controller Attachment Group 1 Ballast Track Management duties on the Network Rail Infrastructure.

Price: 275.00
Duration: 1 day
Certification: Sentinel
Maximum candidates: 6

Course Objectives

It is designed to develop a person’s knowledge, understanding and skills and is aimed at persons required to prove their competence in these areas.

At the end of the training the delegate will be able to:

  • Describe how the attachment is designed to function under normal operating conditions
  • Describe what equipment calibration certificates and checks are required to comply with the relevant rules and regulations.
  • Avoid the attachment being placed in an unsafe or unstable condition.
  • Correctly attach and use the attachment
  • Control the movement of the his machine taking into account:
    • Condition of the track
    • Cant
    • Gradient
    • Exclusion Zones
  • Describe what information needs to be given to the Driver/Operator and how to confirm the Driver/Operator understands the extent of the movement/work.






Additional Information

Candidates must hold current and valid Machine Controller OTP Core and compatible hose Machine Controller Competence.

Available Dates:

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* Excludes VAT which will be charged at standard rate

3rd June

£275.00 / person*

QTS Scottish Training Centre
1 Day(s)
5 places available


For group bookings call: 01357 440222 *mandatory information