Ladder User & Inspection Combined courses

Course Description

Course Title: Ladder User & Inspection Combined Course

​Cost: £140.00 + VAT per person

Duration: 1 Full Day

Start Time: 8am 

Delegates can also choose to do a combined User and Inspection course. Lasting a full day, it will teach delegates everything listed above on the use and inspection of ladders and stepladders.

Ladder & Stepladder User course:

This is our main course for anyone who regularly uses ladders or stepladders as part of their daily work. It consists of practical and theory assessments over at least four hours, and covers when and how to use a ladder, handling and storage, understanding the law, standards, and potential hazards.

The inspection course is aimed at anyone who may be responsible for inspecting and maintaining ladders or stepladders in their workplace. It is as comprehensive as the Ladder & Stepladder User course, and covers practical guidance on assessing the need for inspection, fault-finding and recommending actions, record keeping, as well as the law.

Learning Objectives:

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

Method The course is planned to run over a minimum or 8 hours

Training Activity:
  • Slide led – trainer providing information and asking questions
  • A group exercise on inspections & hazard analysis
  • An individual questionnaire on inspection of Ladders & Stepladders

Assessment Process:
There are assessment activities:
  1. Multiple Choice Questions
  2. Ladder / Stepladders fault finding
  3. Carrying, positioning ladders & 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. This 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 and manoeuvring ladders and stepladders during the inspection process

Qualifications & experience: Must pass the Ladder for Users morning session to complete the inspection afternoon session.


Course Dates

October 2021

LONDON - Skyward Training Ltd - Romford , RM3 0JH 01 Oct 1 Day 8 Book Now
LONDON - Skyward Training Ltd - Romford , RM3 0JH 25 Oct 1 Day 8 Book Now

November 2021

LONDON - Skyward Training Ltd - Romford , RM3 0JH 15 Nov 1 Day 8 Book Now