Courses >> Steps and Ladders

This course is to ensure all delegates are competent to: assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use a ladder or stepladder and correctly locate and safely use ladders & stepladders.

Delegates will also have an understanding of: what they need to know about the law and standards relating to ladders & stepladders hazards in the use, storage and handling.

Course content

  • The Health & Safety At Work act
  • Provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations
  • Legislation and regulations affecting work at height
  • Product standards and classification for ladders & stepladders
  • Safe systems of work and hazards
  • Protecting the public and other workers
  • PPE requirements / care / maintenance & use
  • Safe storage & handling techniques including pre-use safety checks
  •  Safe use of ladders, stepladders (as applicable)


Experience required

No prior knowledge of topic required, delegates will need to to be fit and capable of lifting and carrying ladders and stepladders.

Course duration

4 hours

Number of delegates

1 – 8


Competency / Awareness

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Facilities / requirement

A training room suitable for the number of delegates will be required. Access to customer’s standard ladders and associated equipment will be required


On-site and training centre

Certification renewal

Recommended every 3 – 5 years however this may depend on the company’s risk assessments and internal policies

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