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Ladders and Stepladders for Users Course

Delegates will be competent to:

  1. Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use a ladder or stepladder
  2. Correctly locate and safely use ladders & stepladders
They will have an understanding of:
  1. What they need to know about the law and standards relating to ladders & stepladders
  2. Hazards in the use of ladders & stepladders
  3. Storage & handling of ladders & stepladders

Who will Benefit from this Ladder and Stepladders course?

Those who frequently use ladders and stepladders in the course of their daily duties.

Course Duration

The Ladder Association – Ladders and Stepladders for Users course is planned to run over a minimum or 4 hours

Training Activity

  • Slide led – trainer providing information and asking questions
  • An individual questionnaire on safe and effective use of Ladders & Stepladders

Assessment Process

There are assessment activities:

  1. Multiple Choice Questions
  2. Ladder & Stepladders fault finding
  3. Carrying, positioning & ladders and stepladders

Course Assessment

Closed book course with a pass mark of 80%

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

Suitable head / footwear and gloves during the practical session

Ladders and Stepladders for Users Course Content

  • Current Legislation
  • Code of Practice
  • Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height

Trainer to Delegate Ratio

Maximum of 1:8

Supporting Documents

Ladder Association summary notes for each delegate

The Ladder Association Award

A Ladder Association certificate and LadderCard will be issued to successful delegates who complete the theory and practical assessment sessions at the level they attend the course which has a five year validity period.

Literacy, Fitness & Health Required to Attend the Training

Delegates must be numerate, literate and have a good command of English. They should be fit and capable of lifting, carrying ladders stepladders.

Qualifications and Experience Required

No qualifications or experience are required for this course

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