Ladders and Stepladders for Users

Ladders and Stepladders for Users

Ladder Association  Training Courses
Ladders and Stepladders for Users

If you use ladders and stepladders, this course is for you! You'll learn when it's right to use a ladder (and when it's not), and how to use, store and handle them safely. 

Who should attend?

Those whose duty is to inspect and maintain ladders & stepladders in their workplace

Attendance and Duration

The Ladders and Stepladders for Users is a half day course. 

Candidates must bring PPE with them to the course consisting of suitable head / footwear and gloves to use during the practical session. 

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

Aims and 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


In order to achieve certification candidates must pass the multiple choice end of course examination. 


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

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