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Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders Course

The Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders course ensures that you are competent and safe when using a ladder or step ladder.

The knowledge you gain will help keep yourself and others safe from falling from height and ensure that you are working legally on site.

Why Take the Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders Course?

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

Ladders account for around 40% of falls from height accidents in the UK. The knowledge that you gain will help prevent you or anyone you are working with from becoming part of that statistic.

You will also leave the course with knowledge of Work at Height Regulations 2005 and work in compliance with it. Selecting the right ladder for the right task doesn’t necessarily aid safety, but it aids productivity.

You will learn about ladder inspection and selection on the course, which will help maintain efficient work that you usually hinder by wrong ladder selection or broken ladders. Overall, this course equips participants with the essential knowledge and skills to promote ladder safety in the workplace.

What Does the Safe Use of Ladders & Step Ladders Course Involve?

This course covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this training, keep reading):

HOW IS THE Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders Course DELIVERED?

This course can be delivered in the following ways:

3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

We can also arrange the course in-house for a group of your employees. If you have a large team that need to be made aware of harness safety, this format is the perfect option.

We can tailor the content to your organisation and host at a venue that suits you, whether on your site or at 3B centre.

If you would like to book an in-house course, get in touch with us and our friendly team will assist you.

3B Training offer a variety of eLearning courses.

This course is also available to complete online via eLearning.

The eLearning course is an ideal alternative for those who don’t have time to attend a set course date and prefer to complete the course independently.

This delivery format is also a good option for anyone who finds learning difficult in the classroom.

For more information, visit our Ladder Safety eLearning course page.


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£25 + VAT

BENEFITS OF THIS Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders Course:

  • Qualify in just three hours
  • Learn how to work safely on ladders and stepladders
  • Understand the legislation surrounding ladder safety
  • You can complete this course in the classroom
  • We can deliver this course in-house
  • Valid for three years
Safe Use of Ladders & Step Ladders Course Content

The trainer will cover the following subjects on this course through 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 you are working in line with HSE legislation.

By the end of the Safe Use of Ladders course, you will be able to use ladders and step ladders in a way that 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.


You will be assessed through a short multiple-choice assessment paper at the end of the course.

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  • How long is a Ladder Safety course?
    How long is a Ladder Safety course?

    We deliver the course over three hours.

    The short duration allows you to gain the knowledge you need quickly and only cover the necessary content.

  • Is this Ladder Safety course accredited?

    Yes, 3B Training accredit this course.

    We work hard on reviewing and developing our course content so that the content is as up to date and helpful as possible.

  • Is this Ladder Safety course CITB Grant claimable?

    Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

    You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses

  • When will I receive my Certificate for this Ladder Safety Course?

    6-8 weeks upon completion of the course, we will send you a 3B accredited certificate.

    The qualification is valid for three years before you must renew your certification. To continue, you must reattend the Ladder Safety course.


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