Senior Person In Charge Of Possession (SPICOP)

This course is for those who will undertake the duties of a Senior Person In Charge Of Possession

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Know the role and responsibilities of a PICOP compared to SPICOP.
  • Demonstrate an high level of written and verbal communications.
  • Describe the planning process and discuss best practice at meetings.
  • Obtain information required for a published possession and worksites.
  • State the procedure when a possession is taken and what arrangements used and recorded.
  • Demonstrate the procedure for authorising work to start.
  • Demonstrate the procedure for authorising multiple train movements.
  • State the requirements for using radio communications to control movements.
  • State changeover procedures.
  • Demonstrate the procedure for suspension & handback of a worksite.
  • State the procedure for giving up possession

What do you need to attend this course?

  • Must hold the required medical level.
  • COSS/IWA and PICOP must be held.
  • Have a good level of literacy.

Duration

3 days

What happens after I pass the course?

Your track safety card will be updated to include Probationary (P) SPICOP. You must complete the SPICOP workplace assessment within 4 months and must be accompanied whilst undertaking the duties until this is done.

Request a course

There are no scheduled sessions available for this training course, but we often arrange courses on request. Please call us on 01925 813897 or complete our Course Request form.

Included

  • All our training includes lunch.
  • All equipment is provided, no need for laptops
  • Free tea, coffee and refreshments supplied
  • Free WIFI available for all delegates
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Accessible toilet

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