Iarnród Éireann Contractor PTS
Alteration to Contractor Personal Track Safety Medical Arrangements
Iarnród Éireann is revising and strengthening the medical examination criteria required in advance of a person(s) attending Contractor Personal Track Safety (PTS) Training.
The revised medical arrangements are finalised and will be implemented as of 01 December 2023.
All applications submitted from the 01 December 2023 MUST comply with the Occupational Health Service Provider medical assessment process, this applies to initial and refresher applications or certification extension requests.
The revised IÉ Contractor PTS Application and IÉ Contractor PTS Health Assessment Report will be launched shortly.
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PTS Application Process
|New Customer Form
|IÉ Contractor PTS Application
|IÉ Contractor PTS Level 3 Medical Assessment Form
|IÉ Contractor PTS Health Assessment Report
Applications for training can be emailed to email@example.com for validation (check the submission guidelines on the IÉ Contractor PTS Application Form). Once your application is validated the next available training date will be offered. Presently we have a high demand for places, typically from validation there is an approximate lead time of 2-3 weeks prior to the delivery of training, ensure that you factor in this approximate lead time for training with the commencement of the work activity that you will be involved in where PTS Certification is required. Where we cannot validate your application this will delay the application process.
Please note that we no longer accept postal or hand delivered applications.
If there is an urgency to your requirement for training it is advised that your point of contact/ project manager from Iarnród Éireann presents a business case to the Training Centre outlining the nature of this training requirement. Available places will be assigned strictly according to business need, on a case by case basis. We will always endeavour to facilitate all training requests as quickly as possible.
A remote version of the IÉ Contractor PTS training course is available (see technical requirements), we utilise Microsoft Teams to host this training.
Iarnród Éireann understands that nominees will have varying degrees of technical experience and ability. Due to the key role technology plays in remote learning nominees must be able to engage with relevant technologies to a minimum level. It is expected that nominees should have minimum computer skills. Nominees should be familiar with using email and browsing the internet. As a sponsoring company you may need to provide additional supports for your nominees.
Technical Requirements for remote training:
Each nominee will need access to a computer with an internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended for the optimal learning experience.
- Compatible Operating System: Windows 7, 8 or 10
- Web Browser: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome (latest version)
- Compatible Operating System: OS X
- Web Browser: Safari (latest version), Firefox (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
- Android: Compatible with Android tablets
- Limited to the last four major versions of Android
- iOS: Compatible with iPad
- Limited to the two most recent major versions of iOS
- For the best experience with Teams, use the latest version of iOS and Android.
While smartphones may allow for some completion of the training course, they are not guaranteed to work in all areas due to compatibility issues. Please ensure you have a PC or Mac based computer or tablet available to complete the training course.
Compatible webcam (Webcams will be active during the training programme, you are not permitted to record the training session)
Compatible microphone and speakers, headset with microphone, or equivalent device (microphones will be active during the training programme, you are not permitted to record the training session)
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