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Ladder Association Ladder and Step Ladder User

Course Details

Course Overview

Ladder Association user course documents including Code of PracticeThis nationally accredited course from the Ladder Association uses classroom-based and hands-on practical training to show you when and how ladders and step ladders can be used safely in your workplace.

Who Should Attend

This course is for you if you need to select, check, set up and use ladders & step ladders in your workplace. It is equally useful for anyone who supervises or manages the use of ladders.

This course can be combined with the Ladder Association Inspection Course for a full day course  - click here for details

How Many Per Course

Maximum 8 people.

Theory presentation covering regulations and guidance on using ladders and step ladders safely in the workplace:

  • Current legislation
  • Code of Practice - 'STEP':
    • Site
    • Task
    • Equipment
    • People

Assessment activities:

  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Checking, Selecting, Carrying, Setting Up and Using Ladders & Step Ladders

This is a half day course, typically 8.30 - 12.30.

You will receive a copy of the Ladder Association's Code Of Practice, and comprehensive printed course notes.

Half day courses held at our training centres include free hot and cold drinks, and free parking.

If successful, you will receive a Ladder Association Certificate of Competency, and a Photo-ID card, both valid for 5 years.

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

This course is run in English. To attend this course you must be literate and have a good command of English.

You should be fit and healthy enough to be capable of lifting, carrying, setting up, manoeuvring and checking ladders and step ladders without endangering or hindering yourself or anyone else at the training venue


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