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SSI Maintenance and Faultfinding

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.

Duration: 
10 Days
Location: 
Derby or at your premises by arrangement
Maximum number of delegates: 
6 persons

Aim

This course is intended for staff who will be required to maintain and fault find UK style Solid State Interlocking Systems (SSI) and associated trackside modules.

Key Features

  • The course benefits from significant practical time on a working SSI interlocking at our training centre.
  • The course includes assessments to demonstrate underpinning knowledge and practical skills.

Course Outcomes

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

  • Describe the function and operation of SSI System components:
    • Interlocking Multiprocessor Module (MPM)
    • Panel Processor Module (PPM)
    • Diagnostic MPM
    • Technician’s Terminal
    • Panel Multiplexer
    • Trackside Data Links
    • Data Link Module (DLM)
    • Signal Module
    • Points Module
  • Use the Data Link Interrogator to read telegrams
  • Gather evidence upon reported faults from the technician’s terminal and other sources
  • Follow a logical process to diagnose faulty SSI and connected equipment
  • Replace faulty equipment and return to service
  • Use the Module go/ no-go test set
  • Use the technician’s terminal to apply and remove technician’s controls
  • Identify equipment routine maintenance requirements
  • Use the Production Telegram Error Rate Test Set (PTERTS)

Assessment and Certification

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

Pre-Requisites

A well prepared delegate is expected to have a good knowledge of typical lineside equipment and circuits, circuit diagram symbols and an appreciation of signalling interlocking principles.