General professional knowledge

Training to obtain general professional knowledge is necessary to acquire a train driver’s permit and implement the tasks of a driver of track maintenance devices.

General professional knowledge is knowledge which candidates for a train driver and candidates for a driver of track maintenance devices obtain from the professional training provider.

The training for obtaining general professional knowledge includes:

  • theoretical and practical knowledge on railway technologies, including safety principles and regulations;
  • theoretical and practical knowledge on the dangers related to railway operations and different methods of managing them;
  • theoretical and practical knowledge of management models or railway operation methods;
  • theoretical and practical knowledge of trains, their composition and the technical characteristics of tow vehicles, freight and passenger wagons and other rolling stock.
The entity implementing training issues a certificate of completed assessment of general professional knowledge after the candidate passes the assessment of general professional knowledge.

Supporting evidence

Certificate of completed assessment of general professional knowledge

Last updated: 09. 03. 2016