Ladder and Stepladder Combi - User and Inspection


To provide both the knowledge and practical skills to safely use ladders and stepladders.  

To provide the knowledge and practical skills to thoroughly inspect and maintain ladders & stepladders in the workplace.



Operatives and Supervisors who require the knowledge and practical skills to work safely with and inspect ladders and stepladders.




Ladder and Stepladder User - morning session

  • Aims and objectives
  • Introductions 
  • Legislation and regulations affecting work at height
  • Product standards and classifications for ladders
  • Product standards and classifications for stepladders
  • Hazards affecting the use of ladders and stepladders.
  • Assessing risks
  • Standards and classifications
  • Planning & Organising, Selecting and Using - STEP
  • Storage, Handling & Maintenance
  • Theory, Test and Practical Assessments

Ladder and Stepladder Inspection - afternoon session

  • Legal requirements and guidance
  • Initial inspection
  • Asset register
  • Inspection procedures
  • Inspection document
  • Manufacturing techniques
  • Maintenance /repairs
  • Disposal
  • Theory Test & Practical Assessments



Successful candidates will be issued a Ladder Association User's ID Card and Certificate of Training valid for 5 years.

Date and Venue Availability and to BOOK NOW



Working in Partnership

Ladder Association (LA)  courses are delivered by HSS Training at LA accredited centres or on site. HSS training uses the Ladder Association name and associated logos ("the LA Marks") as a member of and under licence from The Ladder Association.