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Course Information

Ladders for managers

Course length: Full day
  • Ladder Inspection

Course overview

You’ll learn about the law and ladders, risk assessment and emergency planning, hazards, inspection and reporting.

Why you need this course

You need to take this course if you manage staff who use ladders in the workplace – you’ll need an understanding of the practicalities and legalities of ladder use.

What you'll learn on this course

  • What the law says on using ladders and stepladders
  • Guidance on working at height with ladders / stepladders
  • How to plan for rescues / emergencies – before ladder use
  • Differences between pre-use inspections / formal inspections
  • About maintenance and repairs
  • What to do with old ladder equipment
  • About ladder & stepladder components
  • How to identify and avoid ladder hazards

What you'll get at the end of it

After we assess you (with a theory test) you’ll be awarded a Ladder Association certificate and a LadderCard which is valid for five years.