Ladders and Stepladders Inspection

Ladders and Stepladders Inspection

Ladder Association  Training Courses
Ladders and Stepladders Inspection

Please note: This course is only available for group bookings (minimum 4 candidates, maximum 12 candidates) at a day rate of £650 + VAT.

Employers need to ensure ladders are in a safe condition before use and that regular inspections are carried out by a competent person. This course is designed for any person whose duty is to inspect and maintain ladders at work. 

Who should attend?

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

Attendance and Duration

Candidates must hold a valid Ladder Association Users certificate and LadderCard to attend this course

The Ladders and Stepladders Inspection 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. 

Candidates 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 learn about:

  • Current Legislation, Regulations & Guidance
  • Roles & Responsibilities of Employers & Employees
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Formal Inspections of Ladders & Stepladders
    > Inspection Procedure
    > Carrying Out an Inspection
    > Frequency of Inspections
    > Recording Inspections
    > Advice on Repairs & Disposal Procedures
  • Personal Hazards

On successful completion of the course, delegates will have an understanding of:

  • When it’s right to inspect a ladder or stepladder
  • How to carry out a formal inspection
  • How to record the inspection and any faults
  • What action to take if faults are identified
  • How to accurately record details of ladders and stepladders used within the workplace


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

Tala Training Course Booking Cancellation Policy

Days from Course Start Date; 14+ = Full Refund, 9 – 13 = 75% Refund, 5 - 8 = 50% Refund, 3 - 4 = 25% Refund, 2 or less = No Refund

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