Ladders and Stepladders User and Inspection Combined Course

Key Details

  • Available at
    CIST Llangefni
  • Level
  • Study Mode
  • Programme Area
    Engineering and Power Technology, Construction and the Built Environment
  • Course Length

    1 day

  • Course Type
    Short Course
  • Bilingual

Course Description

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

Entry Criteria



A mixture of classroom led learning with practical and interactive activities


Theory Test and Practical Assessment


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