Ladder Association - User and Inspection

Course Overview

Duration: 7 Hours
Max Number of Delegates: 8
Length of Certification: 5 Years
Accreditation: Ladder Association

Who Should Attend?

The Ladder Association Ladder and Step Ladder Inspection Course is aimed at personnel who frequently use, inspect and maintain ladders & stepladders in the course of their daily duties. No qualifications or experience are required for this course

Course Structure 

The course is planned to run over a minimum or 4 hours. Delegates must be numerate, literate and have a good command of English. They should be fit and capable of lifting, carrying ladders stepladders

Training Activity

Slide led – trainer providing information and asking questions A group exercise on inspections & hazard
analysis. 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



  • Current Legislation
  • Code of Practice
  • Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height
  • 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
  • Record finding & recommend action to be taken if faults are found
  • Accurately record details of ladders & stepladders

Courses are run nationally 6 days a week. For further information fill out the form below.

Seal of verification for the Ladder Association, showing that recipients can safely inspect and use ladders
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