Ladders & Stepladders Combined User & Inspection- The Ladder Association

Duration One day

Learning Objectives Delegates will be competent to:

Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use a ladder or stepladder Correctly locate and safely use ladders & stepladders They will have an understanding of:

What they need to know about the law and standards relating to ladders & stepladders Hazards in the use of ladders & stepladders Storage & handling of ladders & stepladders Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to inspect a ladder or stepladder Record finding & recommend action to be taken if faults are found Accurately record details of ladders & stepladders

Training Activity

Slide led – trainer providing information and asking questions A group exercise on inspections & hazard analysis An individual questionnaire on using and inspection of Ladders & Stepladders

Assessment activities Multiple Choice Questions Ladder / Stepladders fault finding Carrying, positioning ladders & stepladders

Assessment Closed book course with a pass mark of 80%

Course Content Current Legislation, Code of Practice, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height

Award A Ladder Association certificate and LadderCard will be issued to successful delegates who complete the theory and practical assessment sessions at the level they attend the course. This has a five year validity period

Literacy, fitness & Health Delegates must be numerate, literate and have a good command of English. They should be fit and capable of lifting, carrying and manoeuvring ladders and stepladders during the inspection process

Qualifications & experience None Required

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