Working at Height: Ladder and Stepladder Training Course

Accredited Working at Height: Ladder and Stepladder Training Course

This course delivers clear instruction on the safe use of ladders and stepladders at your place of work and clearly details what must be done in order to comply with The Work at Height Regulations 2005.

Duration:  3 hours


  • Remote (Teams or Zoom)
  • At your place of work

Accreditation: CPD


  • Worksafe UK Certificate of Attendance
  • CPD Certificate and 3 CPD hours
Rated 5 Stars

“Useful, professional training. The trainer made it enjoyable and was very knowledgeable.”

British Academy, Oldham Council
Rated 5 Stars

“Comprehensive and straight-forward with reference to our own work environment which is great.”

MD, Street League
Rated 5 Stars

“An excellent course very professionally presented.”

Rated 5 Stars

“The training was very detailed and the trainer was very helpful with regards to any questions we had.”

ZC, Ingenious Media

About This Course

In the UK, falls from height are the leading cause of fatality at work. By taking simple precautions, many of these fatalities could be avoided.

Our Working at Height: Ladder and Stepladder training course raises awareness of the dangers associated with using ladders and stepladders at work.

This course can be delivered as part of a bundle with our Manual Handling Awareness training course and/or our CoSHH training course.

Course Aims

On completion, delegates should be able to:

  • Understand the risks of working at height activities
  • Understand the legal requirements that underpin working at height
  • Understand the risk assessment process
  • Know how to use a ladder safely

Course Content

The course is divided in to 5 modules:

  1. Legislation and statistics
  2. Hazards and risk: Hazards, assessing risk, control measures,
  3. Before you start: Pre-use checks, types of ladder, choosing the correct ladder,
  4. Using a ladder safely: Positioning and tethering a ladder
  5. Summary of good practice

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for anyone who needs to use a ladder or a stepladder to carry out tasks in their place of work.

Benefits to You

Ensure that any work carried out at height is effectively planned, supervised and organised.

Ensure that anyone who is involved with working at height is properly trained to a level that means they are deemed competent to carry out the task safely.

Delegates will be able to perform a pre-use checks ans select suitable equipment for any work at height activity before commencing the task. This significantly reduces the risk of a working at height accident.

CPD Certified

Arrange a Course

A private course, delivered on a date of your choice, is an excellent choice where you have a number of people to train. We can even customise the content for you.

Delivered onsite at your place of work or, where possible, via Teams.

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