Ladder and Step Ladder User and Inspection

Ladder and Step Ladder User and Inspection

The Ladder and Step ladder User and Inspection training course provides delegates with a recognised certification enabling a person to safely use ladders and step-ladders to carry out, and document, periodic statutory ladder inspections.


Course Overview

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Overview: The Ladder and Step ladder User and Inspection training one day course aims to provide a recognised user and inspection course for ladders enabling users to safely use, carry out and document periodic statutory inspections.

Who Should Attend

All users in the workplace of ladders, step ladders and step stools

Course Content

And you will have an understanding of:

  • Legislation & regulations affecting working at height in the UK.
  • Product standards & classifications for ladders & step ladders.
  • Hazards affecting the use of ladders & step ladders.
  • The relevant legislation, guidance and ACOP's governing the inspection of ladders and step ladders
  • The difference between pre-use and formal inspections.
  • The difference between maintenance & repairs and who is allowed to do them.
  • The correct methods of disposal of equipment at the end of its working life.

On completing the course, you will be competent to:

  • Assess and determine when it is appropriate to use ladders & step ladders
  • Safely use ladders & step ladders
  • Carry out the pre-use inspection of ladders & step ladders for damage
  • Accurately record details of ladders & step ladders
  • Thoroughly inspect ladders & step ladders and identify safety critical faults.
  • Recommend action to be taken if faults found.

Final Qualification

  • Certification is valid for 5 years
  • Successful delegates will be issued with a Ladder Association Certificate and I.D. Card

Additional Information

Course Dates

There are currently no dates for Ladder and Step Ladder User and Inspection scheduled, but this doesn't mean we can't run a course especially for you and your staff. Simply fill out the form with your required training or call us on 03301 340 201


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