The ladder association ladders and step ladder for Users Course and ladder inspections course in conjunction with Nimrod Training providers.
This nationally recognised course is designed for a maximum of 8 candidates. This course consists of training room instruction with written assessment and practical training and assessment on both the users and inspectors elements of the safe use of ladders and step ladders.
To equip personnel with the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to use ladders and step ladders legally and safely.
- Maximum Instructor/Delegate Ratio: 1:8
- Delivery Method: Classroom & Practical Training and Assessment
- Prerequisite: None
- Awarding Body: Ladder Association
- Assessment: Multiple Choice Test Paper and Practical Skills Assessment
- Certification: Each successful delegate will receive a Ladder Association Certificate of Competence and Photo ID Card (valid for 5 years)
Who should attend this course?
The Ladder Association Ladder and Step Ladder Users Course is aimed at personnel who are or will be responsible for use of ladders and step ladders in the work place. There are no prerequisite required for this course although a working knowledge of ladders is an advantage.
Successful delegates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation and best practice on a range of Ladders and Step Ladders and be able to carry out a pre-use inspect and most importantly use them safely, in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions. The course agenda includes:
- Legislation and Regulations affecting Work at Height
- Requirements for the use of Ladders and Step Ladders under Schedule 6 of the Work at Height Regulations
- Product standards and classifications for ladders and step ladders in the workplace
- Hazards affecting the use of Ladders and Step Ladders
- The need to planning and risk management using the S.T.E.P format
- Pre-use Ladder and Step Ladder Inspection
- Correct Storage and Transport of Ladders
- Complete a practical assessment in the correct selection, risk assessment and use of Ladders and Step Ladder safely