Ladders and Stepladders

  Course aims and benefits This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skill to take all necessary steps to carry out and use safely ladders and step ladders to carry out work above and below ground. On completion of the course candidates will be able to carry out risk assessment prior to selection of equipment and use the most appropriate system available for the task(s) in hand.

Duration: 1 Day

Course Content

  • Current legislation
  • Selection of appropriate system
  • Risk assessment
  • Selection of Equipment
  • Ladder / step inspection of equipment
  • Safe use of equipment
  • Removal and manual handling of equipment
  • Storage of equipment
  • Theory assessment
  • Practical assessment

Course Plan

  • 0745 : 0800 Course registration
  • 0800 : 0815 Introduction to course and format
  • 0815 : 0900 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • 0900 : 1100 All legislation, work at height regulations
  • 1100 : 1130 Introduction to ladders and step ladders
  • 1130 : 1300 Instructional video
  • 1300 : 1600 Practical instruction, theory and practical assessments
  • 1600 : 1630 Course review, result and dispersal

Training methods

Classroom / practical

Assessment methods

Practical and Theory Assessment

Qualification/Certification

Bridgend Training Facility Record of Training Certificate for Appropriate Legislation

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