Controller of Site Safety to SWL 1 Conversion


COSS to SWL 1 Conversion

Delegates will be able to:

  • Break down the role of SWL1
  • Explain accountability and Responsibility
  • Understand and describe non-technical skills associated with the role
  • Understand and identify human factors
  • Explain the communication skills required by an SWL1
  • Prepare and deliver briefings associated with the role of SWL1
  • Identify risks and hazards
  • Understand and describe control measures associated with identified hazards and risks
  • Describe and explain health and wellbeing risks to work group members
  • Understand and describe health and wellbeing management measures
  • Explain and employ safe work processes including SSOW methods
  • Know how to create SSOW packs in line with the new instructions

Course Pre-Requisites:

  • You currently hold PTS and COSS competencies or be within the 8-week grace period (from expiry date).
  • Have successfully completed all COSS workplace assessments.
  • Have a minimum of 4 Work Experience Logbook entries
  • Have a good level of literacy.

Following successful completion, AKS Training will register your certification with Sentinel.

Re-certification is required every two years.

Who’s it for?

This course is designed to equip candidates/delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge required to undertake Safe Work Leader duties in line with the new SWL 1 competence now required to work on Network Rail’s infrastructure


3 Days