Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders

Scaffolding and Working at Heights Course – Ladders Safety Training

Overview of the Ladder Safety Course

This is a classroom-based course which ensures that delegates are competent and safe when using a ladder or step ladder. The course will also teach delegates when it is an appropriate situation to use a ladder/stepladder. If you use a ladder in your occupation, attending this course will be beneficial to your safety and the safety of those around you.

Course Length:
3 Hours

Who is it for:
Ladder and stepladder users, and anyone who needs to know the risks associated with ladder/stepladder use.

Course Objectives

By the end of the Safe Use of Ladders course, you will be able to use ladders and step ladders in a way which is safe for yourself and those around you. You will also have the relevant knowledge which allows you to conform with the appropriate legal requirements.

Course Content

The course is delivered through a range of mediums and includes classroom tutorials and practical activities.

  • An introduction to ladder safetysafe use of ladders and step ladders
  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Handrails and toe boards
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Use of stabilisers and outriggers
  • Risk assessments and hazards
  • Product standards and available products
  • Storing, maintaining and handling ladders

The course makes sure that the employees attending are capable of working in line with HSE legislation.

What is Required to Pass the Course?

There are theory and practical assessments.

Entry Requirements

There are no requirements to entry on this course.

Further Development

This course is part of our short course package. The short course days include three, three-hour short courses. You can attend whichever course you would like, and as many as you want during the day. The advantage of the package is that the more you book, the more you save.

You can find more of our short courses by visiting here.

We also offer several courses which are complementary to the Safe Use of Ladders training course. The Working at Heights course, the Safety Harness training, and the Scaffold Training courses are often relevant to similar occupations.

Course Locations

Safe Use of Ladder & Step Ladder training is available in Liverpool and Manchester as an open course.

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If you have any questions or would like to speak to one of the 3B Training specialists, don’t hesitate to get in touch or email us via If you are considering any further training, you can see what courses are available here.

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