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The Ladders Association accredited course is aimed at operatives and supervisors who require the knowledge and practical skills to work safely with and inspect ladders/stepladders.

Course Aims:

To provide delegates with the knowledge to select appropriate work at height equipment for a task, correctly locate and safely use ladders and stepladders, and inspect ladders and stepladders for damage and to record equipment details and inspections as outlined in PUWER.


  • Ladder and Stepladder User – Morning Session
  • Legislation and regulations affecting work at height
  • Product standards and classifications for ladders
  • Hazards affecting the use of ladders and step ladders

Assessing Risks, Standards and Classifications

  • Planning and Organising, Selecting and Using – STEP
  • Storage, Handling and Maintenance
  • Ladder and Stepladder Inspection – Afternoon Session
  • Legal requirements and guidance
  • Initial inspection
  • Asset register
  • Inspection procedures
  • Inspection Documentation
  • Manufacturing techniques
  • Maintenance / repairs
  • Disposal

Course dates:


DateTimeDaysHoursWeeksCostCodePlaces left
28 Apr 202109:00Wednesday7.00£130D00101822
This course requires an interview before enrolment. Call us for further information.

Entry requirements:



A mixture of classroom led learning with practical and interactive activities


Theory Test and Practical Assessment


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