Readypower Training Courses

Readypower continually invest in people. Our training courses are designed to provide additional training to enable railway staff to perform at their best.

Readypower Training Courses

Courses are available to both internal and external candidates – initial training courses for new candidates & re-certification assessments for candidates who have a competency that is due for renewal.

Courses are run from Nottingham Depot, Winnersh Depot, Glasgow Depot & Swindon.

Dates for all courses will be available on application. Email or phone 07818515426 for more information.

A complete list of courses:

Rail Plant

Machine/Crane Operator:
OTP Core

Machine/Crane Operator Host Machines:
Highway Permissible Vehicle (HPV/HBV)
Excavator Crane
Motorised Trolley
Self Propelled Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)

Machine/Crane Operator Attachments:
MEWP Attachments
Ballast Brush Attachment
Ballast Plough Attachment
Ballast Profile Blade Attachment
Cable Drum Carrier Attachment
Clam-shell Bucket Attachment
Drag Clamp Attachment
Fast Clipper Attachment
Flail (vegetation control) Attachment
Hydraulic Breaker Attachment
Hydraulic Grab Attachment
Hydraulic Panel & Rail lifting Beam
Hydraulic Sleeper Placer/Spacer Attachment
Hydraulic Manipulator Attachment
Rail Cropper Attachment
Rock Grinder Attachment
Sleeper Changer/Wetbed Bucket Attachment
Stump Grinder Attachment
Tamper Attachment
Thimble Attachment
Tilt Rotator Attachment
Trailer Attachment
Vacuum Excavator Unit Attachment
Vacuum Lifter Attachment
Piling Hammer Attachment
Piling Vibratory Hammer Attachment
Auger Attachment
Torque Head Attachment
Cone Penetration Unit Attachment
Tandem Lifting

Machine Controller:
OTP Core
Highway Permissable Vehicle (HPV/HBV)
MC Demountable Machine
Material Handler
Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)
MC Attachment Group 1 Ballast/Track Management
MC Attachment Group 4 Transportation
MC Attachment Group 6 Chipper
MC Attachment Group 7 Ballast Excavator

Crane Controller:
CC Excavator Crane
Knuckle Boom Crane
CC Tandem Lifting
CC Attachment Group 2 Civils
CC Attachment Group 3 Powered Lifting
CC Attachment Group 7 Cropper

Track Safety:
COSS CRP (Conductor Rail Permit Using a Live Line Tester)
Industry Common Induction (ICI)
Individual Working Alone (IWA)
Engineering Supervisor (ES)

Small Tools:
Abrasive Wheels
Rail Saw
Gen & Lighting equipment
Impact Wrench
Rail Saw
Rail Drill
CAT & Genny
Bance Torque Wrench
Petrol Breaker
Hand Trolley

Lift Planner;
OTP Lift Planning Single Lift
OTP Lift Planning Tandem Lift


If you are interested in attending one or more of these courses, email or phone 07818515426 for more information.