Rail Coach Roof Access

Half day Rail Coach Roof Access training course specifically designed for the transport sector.

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The Rail Coach Roof Access course is aimed at transport workers who need to safely access specific features of rail coach roofs for purposes such as inspection or maintenance.

This course is tailored towards transport systems such as rail, tram, metro and trolley/electrified buses, more specifically where a pantograph is present.

This short half day course provides basic knowledge of fitting and using restraint systems. It also includes an introduction to work at height and methods of fall protection including restraint, then goes to cover pre-use check, installation, methods of use and possible defects for specific types of fall protection. The importance of proper sizing and fitting of equipment is covered, together with a selection of anchor points and application and adjustment of work restraint systems.

On completion of the Rail Coach Roof Access course, participants will have gained knowledge on:

  • methods of fall protection
  • pre-use equipment checks
  • selection of suitable anchorages
  • identifying suitable work restraint equipment

Practical skills covered include:

  • fitting a fall arrest harness
  • use of anchorage slings and connectors
  • attachment and use of restraint lanyards
  • adjustable restraint lanyard use

Please note: Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

15% off – All participants who complete training with us receive 15% discount off any heightec equipment which can be used online to order. Your voucher is automatically issued on successful completion of your training with us..

Rail Coach Roof Access

Course Details

Duration: 0.5 day
Entry Requirements:
  • Minimum age 18.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:6
Course Code: TFP3U
Assessment: Practical and written
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested at course registration.
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