DCCR Initial

Course Type: Class

Duration: 1 day

Cost : £105


The competency DC Conductor Rail (DCCR) is required if you wish to work on the Network Rail infrastructure where there is third rail (an additional rail supplying electric current, used in some electric railway systems), these areas are predominantly London, Mersey Rail and the Northern City Limits.


After successfully completing the course you will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of the DC Electrified system
  • Identify the main components of the DC conductor rail system
  • Identify hazards and risks associated with being near or adjacent to the DC conductor rail
  • Describe how to cross the DC conductor rail safely
  • Describe how to transit tools and equipment safely across the DC conductor rail
  • Describe defects that would render insulated tools and equipment unfit for purpose
  • Identify hazards associated with working within DC isolations
  • Describe the work safe and emergency response procedures
  • Demonstrate how to inspect insulated tools before use
  • Demonstrate the correct application and removal of conductor rail shields
  • Identify defective tools and shields
  • Identify the three risk control areas as stated in NR/L3/MTC/EP0152
  • Demonstrate how to cross the conductor rail safely
  • Explain how to safely transit tools, materials and equipment within the DC electrified area
  • Demonstrate how to apply a Track Circuit Operating Clip safely


Upon successful completion of this course, your new competency will be uploaded to Sentinel by one of our administrators. Sentinel smart cards are ordered directly from Sentinel at (at your own cost).

DCCR Initial Course - INFRA Skills - Rail Safety-Critical Training & Assessments

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DCCR Initial
Start Date27/09/2022
End Date27/09/2022
Course NameStart DateEnd DateLocationPricePlacesEnquiry
DCCR Initial27/09/202227/09/2022£105.0012Enquiry

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