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Signal Works Testing Mod 4 - Functional Tester


 03.04.17 - 13.04.17 - 6 PLACES AVAILABLE

Bespoke & Private Courses: 

Signet Solutions can reserve a course for your company exclusively, and we can design courses to meet your company's specifications. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

4 Days + 1 Day one to one assessment
Derby or at your premises by arrangement
Maximum number of delegates: 


This course is intended for signal engineers, who are Works Location Verification and Functional testers, to become Trackside Equipment Verification and Functional testers.

Key Features

  • Underpinning knowledge matched to the IRSE Functional Tester Licence 1.3.170
  • Reflects the requirements of functional testing techniques
  • Intensive practical experience in application logic testing
  • May be tailored to specific client or railway administration requirements
  • The course includes activities on relay based and Solid State Interlocking (SSI) systems.


Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the delegate will be able to:

  • Prepare to perform tests on trackside equipment
  • Perform Verification of trackside equipment installation
  • Perform Functional testing of trackside equipment including
  • Track circuits
  • Points
  • Signals, AWS and TPWS
  • Record and Document test activities
  • Report errors identified during testing

Assessment and Certification

Achievement of the Course Outcomes will be assessed by a practical assessment.

The delegate’s achievement of the Course Outcomes will be confirmed by a certificate which will be forwarded to the nominated client contact following the course.


A well prepared delegate is expected to have EITHER a Module 3BL competence

OR a Module 3C competence and a waiver from the Employer; and good knowledge of electrical principles, sufficient Log Book evidence showing suitable work experience and be able to 'read' circuit diagrams.