Individual Working Alone Training

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Individual Working Alone Training Course


Welcome to Paul Humes Rail Ltd, your premier destination for high-quality training, assessments, and consultancy solutions in the rail industry.

With over 60 years of combined experience in permanent way engineering, overhead line construction, and more, we’re excited to offer our Individual Working Alone (IWA) training course designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge for safe and efficient solo work on or near the rail line.

Course Overview:


This course aims to train individuals nominated by their line manager or sponsor to achieve the IWA competence, a requirement for anyone working alone on or near the rail line.

Through comprehensive training aligned with Network Rail standards, participants will learn the essential procedures and safety measures for working independently, ensuring their well-being and compliance with industry regulations.

Key Aims:

The primary goal of this training is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to perform their duties safely and effectively when working alone. This includes understanding the specific responsibilities associated with the IWA role and applying best practices for solo work in the rail environment.

Topics Covered


1. Overview of IWA duties and responsibilities

2. Personal Track Safety competence recertification

3. Procedures outlined in relevant Rule Books (Handbooks 6, 8, and 9)

4. Setting up safe systems of work within possessions

Benefits of the Course:


Participants will gain a deep understanding of the necessary precautions and procedures for working alone, enhancing their safety and efficiency on the job. The course also provides a valuable certification, boosting employability and compliance with industry standards.

Additional Entry Requirements


Details on specific prerequisites for this course can be provided upon inquiry, ensuring that all participants meet the necessary criteria for successful completion and certification.



Upon completing the course, participants will receive certification in Individual Working Alone competence, acknowledging their ability to safely and effectively perform solo work on the rail network.

Why Choose Paul Humes Rail for Your Lookout – Site Warden Training


Choosing Paul Humes Rail means opting for excellence in rail training and assessment. Our expertly designed courses, experienced instructors, and commitment to quality ensure that you receive the best education and support to advance your career in the rail industry.

Enrollment and Contact Information:

Ready to take your rail operations skills to the next level? Enroll in our Lookout – Site Warden Training today and embark on a path to success. For more information or to register, contact us

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