Protection Controller (PC)

Gain the Protection Controller (PC) competence

Protection Controller (PC)


Welcome to the Protection Controller (PC) Initial Training Course at Paul Humes Rail, a premier provider of comprehensive training and assessments in the railway sector.

With over 60 years of combined experience in the industry, we are committed to delivering high-quality training that equips you with the knowledge and skills required to excel in your role as a Protection Controller.

Course Overview:


Our PC training course is meticulously designed to prepare candidates for the responsibilities of a Protection Controller, ensuring the safety and coordination of work on railway tracks. The course covers all necessary protocols and procedures, aligning with industry standards and regulations.

Key Benefits:

The primary aim of this course is to enable participants to effectively manage and protect multiple workgroups on the railway, ensuring safety and compliance with Network Rail’s infrastructure standards.

Topics Covered


1. Introduction to Protection Controller responsibilities

2. Procedures for blocking the line and arranging protection

3. Communication protocols for effective coordination

4. Practical scenarios and assessments

Benefits of the Course:


Participants will gain critical knowledge and practical skills, enhancing their ability to contribute to the safety and efficiency of railway operations. Successful completion of the course leads to certification, recognized across the industry.

Additional Entry Requirements


Candidates must hold valid credentials, including a Sentinel Card with COSS competence, a medical certificate, and a Drugs and Alcohol certificate from Network Rail.



Upon successful completion, participants will receive certification, with their Sentinel card endorsed with PC competence, valid for two years.

Why Choose Paul Humes Rail for Your PC Training?


Choosing Paul Humes Rail for your training means benefiting from our extensive experience, dedicated instructors, and commitment to quality. Our training is trusted by industry leaders and designed to meet the evolving needs of the railway sector.

Enrollment and Contact Information:

Ready to take your rail operations skills to the next level? Enroll in our Person in Charge of Sidings Training Course today and embark on a path to success. For more information or to register, contact us

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