to suit ONSITE & CLASSROOM BASED LEARNING
London Underground courses
At Morson Training we offer the full suite of Transport for London (TfL) courses. We understand that the rail industry is not a regular 9-5 and so offer evening, night and weekend London Underground training courses.
Worksite Safety Induction (WSI)
Basic Track Awareness
Protecting Workers on Track
Track Trolley Controller
Site Person in Charge
Our training centre in Canning Town, London is one of the UK’s only externally accredited providers of the full suite of London Underground (LU) training courses.
Our training facility combines both a theoretical learning environment and a practical training area. In addition to our standard weekday delivery, we also provide training during the evening, nights, and weekends and can also deliver certain courses on client premises.
Our courses include:
- London Underground Worksite Safety Induction – including e-learning (LU Industry Common Induction)
- Basic Track Awareness
- Track Trolley Controller
- Track Trolley Controller – Iron Man
- Fire Watchperson
- Site Person in Charge
- Site Person in Charge – Possession Worksite
- Protecting Worker on Track -Engineering Hours
- Protecting Worker on Track – Traffic Hours
- Protecting Workers on Track -Depots
- Protecting Worker on Track – Train Movements
- Depot Possession Master
- Depot Track Access
- Train Movements – TBTC
- Possession Master
- Demarcation Activities
Interested in booking one of our London Underground training courses? Contact us by email, phone or WhatsApp to book:
CANNING TOWN RAIL TRAINING CENTRE
Our London Underground training centre.
Our LU rail training centre is located in Canning Town, London.
In addition to London Underground courses we also run emergency first aid, mental health first aid and Network Rail training from this centre.
London Underground training
Do I need a sponsor?
Yes, to start your railway journey, you need a sponsor. A sponsor is either your employer or a rail recruitment provider. Your sponsor will manage your competencies (such as setting you up with a Sentinel profile) and ensure you meet the requirements for attending training.
Worksite Safety Induction (LU-WSI)
The London Underground Worksite Safety Induction (LU-WSI) is the first course you need to take to work on LU and is a prerequisite to work on the railway. The WSI enables you to access the London Underground infrastructure to carry out your duties. In addition, this training focuses on the safety requirements to keep you and those around you safe whilst working on London Underground premises.
Basic Track Awareness (BTA)
Completing this course will enable you to progress up the competency ladder to progress your skills, knowledge, and capability. This allows a person to work in the track environment in both traffic hours, engineering hours, in depots or possessions with train movements and/or live traction current, whilst under protection. Anyone intending to access track during traffic hours, in an area where there are train movements, or an area with live traction current must have this certification as a minimum.
London Underground Individual Working Alone (LU-IWA)
This course is for individuals requiring access to the Track Alone, providing their own protection, during traffic hours and within depots and stabling sidings.
Depot Track Access (DTA)
This is for individuals carrying out their duties on or near the permanent way in a depot and remote stabling sidings, providing their own protection. To enable an individual to access and carry out train inspections and litter picking in a depot track environment or stabling sidings with trains moving and live traction current.
Track Trolley Controller (TTC)
This is for individuals who are required to operate a track trolley safely in the track environment.
Fire Watchperson (FW)
This is for those carrying out hot work on London premises.
Site Person in Charge (SPC)
Enables an individual who is undertaking the activities of a Site Person in Charge (SPC) to comply with current legislation and London Underground (LU) rules. This also equips delegates with the knowledge and skills required to safely manage worksites on LU infrastructure.
Protecting Workers on Track
Engineering Hours (PWT-EH)
Enables an individual who is undertaking the activities of protecting workers on the track in engineering hours (PWT-EH) to comply with current legislation and London Underground (LU) rules. This also equips delegates with the knowledge and skills required to provide protection for themselves and others in engineering hours.
Traffic Hours (PWT-TH)
This will enable an individual who is undertaking the activities of Protection of Workers on the Track – Traffic Hours (PWT- TH) to comply with current legislation and LU rules. PWT-TH certification is required for those managing worksites and providing protection during Traffic Hours, depots and stabling sidings where traction current is live.
Individuals who are undertaking the activities of Protection of Workers on the Track – Depots (PWT-D) to comply with current legislation and LU rules. This equips delegates with the knowledge and skills required to safely manage worksites and provide protection for themselves and others in depots and stabling sidings where traction current is continuously live.
Train Movements (PWT-TM)
This course will enable an individual who is undertaking the activities of Protecting Workers on the Track – Train Movements (PWT-TM) to comply with current legislation and London Underground (LU) rules. Equips delegates with the knowledge and skills required to manage specified areas and engineer’s current areas and provide protection for themselves and others.
THE RESOURCE HUB
Morson Group Training Director, Matthew Leavis and Non-Executive Director, Martin Jones discussed several key topics regarding the future of the rail industry on a recent podcast. From the skills challenges we are currently facing to how technological advancements...
Originally an apprentice at Morson, Charlie Green has rapidly progressed in his rail journey with the company to become the brilliant Trainer/Assessor he is today. Alongside his full-time role with Morson Training, Charlie also trains and competes in white-collar...
In the latest of our Training Talks series, we catch-up with trainer, Paul Gardener to find out more about his experience with Morson Training from the most fulfilling thing about his role to how his role has impacted his life. What is the most...