Ladder & Stepladder User Course courses

Course Description

Course Title: Ladder & Stepladder Users  Course

​Cost: £75 + VAT per person

Duration:  Half day 

Start Time: 8am 

Who will benefit from this course?
Those who frequently use ladders & stepladders in the course of their daily duties.

Learning Objectives:  Delegates will be competent to:
  • Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use a ladder or stepladder
  • Correctly locate and safely use ladders & stepladders
  • They will have an understanding of:
  • What they need to know about the law and standards relating to ladders & stepladders
  • Hazards in the use of ladders & stepladders
  • Storage & handling of ladders & stepladders
Method The 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:

Multiple Choice Questions:
Ladder & Stepladders fault finding
Carrying, positioning & ladders and stepladders

Assessment: Closed book course with a pass mark of 80%

PPE: Suitable head / footwear and gloves during the practical session

Course Content: Current Legislation, Code of Practice, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height

Trainer /delegate ratio: Maximum of 1:8

Venue Requirements: A suitable classroom and practical area to accommodate 8 delegates for the theory and assessment sessions

Supporting Documents: Ladder Association summary notes for each delegate

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

Qualifications & experience: No qualifications or experience are required for this course. 

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