Scaffolding and Working at Heights Courses

Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders

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.

How long is the course?
3 Hours

Who should attend the Ladder Safety course?
Ladder and stepladder users, and anyone who needs to know the risks associated with ladder/stepladder use.

Is the course accredited?
3B Training accredited

When does my certificate expire?
Three years

Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders Course

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

You can claim £30 as long as you provide us with your CITB Levy number either at the time of booking or on the day of the course.

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 to the appropriate legal requirements.

What does the Ladder Safety course cover?

The tutor delivers the course through a range of mediums and includes classroom tutorials and practical activities.

  • An introduction to ladder safety
  • 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 Ladder Safety Course?

Delegates will be assessed through a short assessment paper at the end of the course.

Further Development

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


Next Available Courses

  • Manchester - 06 May 2021

    £70.00 + VAT

  • Wigan - 14 May 2021

    £70.00 + VAT

  • Doncaster - 30 Jul 2021

    £70.00 + VAT

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