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Sentinel Scheme Rules
This document defines the rules and mechanisms for compliance for the Sentinel Scheme, along with the consequences of breaching those rules. These rules apply to all organisations undertaking the role of Sponsor, and to all individuals holding a valid Sentinel smartcard, as well as the Network Rail Workforce Safety Team and Sentinel Scheme custodians.

The rules outlined in this document are mandatory for all parties involved in putting people to work safely on Network Rail Managed Infrastructure (NRMI).

Rail Training Accreditation Scheme (RTAS) Rules
This document defines the rules and compulsory mechanisms for compliance of the Rail Training Accreditation Scheme (RTAS), along with the consequences of breaching those rules. The RTAS rules are associated with the delivery of rail training. This document is for those who provide training and assessment services – managed by Network Rail – to companies and individuals who conduct work on the Network Rail Managed Infrastructure (NRMI).

The rules outlined in this scheme are mandatory for all parties involved in the process.

Non-Trackside Sentinel Sponsorship rules
This document defines the rules for Non-Trackside Sentinel Sponsorship, which is a category of membership within the Sentinel Scheme that allows organisations to act as Sponsors for individuals who will NOT undertake trackside work. Put simply, this is for those who do not require the Personal Track Safety (PTS) competence.