Information about the course:

Who is this course suitable for?

Suitable for those who use ladders in the work place.

What is the objective of the course?

Ladders are involved in more falls from height than any other kind of work equipment. Usually the accident could have been avoided and training is a key step in encouraging people to use them safely.

With wider knowledge and appreciation of the Working at Height Regulations, more sites and main contractors are insisting on seeing evidence of training in the safe use of ladders and steps. We can tailor this course to individual user's requirements.

Course Agenda:

  • Introduction
  • Health and Safety
  • Current Legislation on Ladders and usage
  • Safety
  • Is the ladder Strong Enough?
  • Is the ladder Long Enough?
  • Is the ladder Safe Enough?
  • Reasons for Ladder Inspection
  • Method of Ladder Inspection
  • Ladder Inspection Demonstration
  • Ladder and Steps Defects
  • Correct Usage
  • Risk Assessment and User Responsibilities
  • Multiple Choice Test Paper
  • Question and Answer Session


Updated to reflect the requirements of the Working at Heights Regulations this course gives an appreciation of the hazards, and measures required to control the risks associated with the use of Ladders and Step Ladders.

Available dates for this course


Price Exc. VAT - 100

Price Inc. VAT - 120

Pricing Details - for up to 12 people

Course Duration - 4 hours

Duration Details - half day (4 hours)