Ladders and Stepladders Inspection Training
Delegates will be competent to:
Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to inspect a ladder or stepladder
Record finding & recommend action to be taken if faults are found
Accurately record details of ladders & stepladders
They will have an understanding of:
What they need to know about the law and standards relating to ladders & stepladders
Storage & handling of ladders & stepladders
Who will benefit from this Ladder Inspection training course?
Those whose duty is to inspect and maintain ladders & stepladders in their workplace
The course is planned to run over a minimum or 4 hours
Slide led – trainer providing information and asking questions
A group exercise on inspections & hazard analysis
An individual questionnaire on inspection of Ladders & Stepladders
There are assessment activities:
- Multiple Choice Questions
- Ladder / Stepladders fault finding
- Carrying, positioning ladders & stepladders
Closed book course with a pass mark of 80%
PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
Suitable head / footwear and gloves during the practical session is required.
Ladder Inspection Training Course Content
- Current Legislation
- Code of Practice
- Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height
Trainer to Delegate Ratio
Maximum of 1:8
Ladder Association summary notes for each delegate
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. This has a five year validity period.
Literacy and Fitness Required to Attend the Course
Delegates must be numerate, literate and have a good command of English. They should be fit and capable of lifting, carrying and manoeuvring ladders and stepladders during the inspection process.
Qualifications and Experienced Required
Must hold a valid Ladder Association Users certificate and LadderCard to attend this ladder inspection training.
Related Working at Height Training Courses
- Ladder Association – Ladder and Stepladder for Users
- Ladder Association – Ladders and Stepladders Combined User & Inspection
- Ladder Association – Ladders and Stepladders for Managers
- CIEH Working at height training online