Kingfisher Ladders and Steps User & Inspection Course
This course starts with our User Course, then adds a formal inspection module to enable you to carry out and document periodic ladder inspections.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who uses, supervises or manages the use and inspection of ladders and step ladders.
How Many Per Training Course?
Maximum 10 people.
- Types of Ladder
- Inspection of Ladders
- Ladder Defects
- Carrying and Positioning Ladders
- Securing Ladders
- Steps and Trestles
- Maintenance and Storage
- Accident Awareness
- Alternatives to Ladders
- Practical Session - Pre-Use Ladder Inspection
- Practical Session - Risk Assessment
- Practical Session - Ladder Inspection using the Ladder Safety Document Set
- Theory test paper (pass/fail)
- Review & close
A full day training course, typically 8.30am - 3.30pm.
Courses held at our training centres include free hot and cold drinks, a quality lunch and free parking. In addition, you will be supplied with a document set to enable you to set up a ladder inspection system when you return to work.
You will need to bring suitable PPE including safety footwear, a hard hat, gloves, and a hi-visibility vest or coat. Warm clothing should also be brought in cold weather.
PLEASE NOTE: You may be refused entry onto the course practical if you do not have the appropriate PPE.
Successful candidates will receive a Kingfisher certificate of competence, valid for 5 years.
This course is run in English. Anyone attending this course must be able to read and understand safety notices, course literature, test questions and answers, verbal instructions and manufacturer’s technical literature.
They should also be reasonably fit and in good health, with no uncorrected issues likely to endanger or hinder themselves, or anyone else at the training venue.