Ladder and Step Ladder Use and Inspection Training

From £155.00

Did you know that ladder training is a legal requirement, if your job role includes, or there is the possibility that it may include, the use of ladders or step ladders. Your employer has a legal duty to ensure that you’re suitably trained to use those steps or ladders.

In our opinion, undertaking an online ladder safety course frankly isn’t sufficient. What you need is hands-on practice and face-to-face guidance, to be able to using steps and ladders safely.

This highly practical course will give you that training and give you the confidence to use a variety of steps and ladders safely in the workplace, whether they’re a couple of rungs high to several metres tall.

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Ladder and Step Ladder Use and Inspection Training

If your job role includes, or may include the use of ladders or step ladders, ladder user safety training is a legal requirement. This means that your employer has a legal duty to ensure that you’re suitably trained to use those steps or ladders.

In our opinion, undertaking an online ladder safety training course frankly isn’t sufficient. What you need is hands-on practice and face-to-face guidance, to be able to use steps and ladders safely.

Additionally, there is a legal requirement for any ladder, step ladder, step stool, platform ladder, work platform, etc that you buy, hire, sell or simply use, to have regular safety inspections. These must be done annually as an absolute minimum, but preferably every 6 months or 3 months, depending on frequency of usage.

Our combined ladder and step ladder use and inspection course will teach you how to perform pre-use inspection checks, formal inspections & report writing, how to safely use, store and stow ladders & step ladders.

Combined ladder course

Course syllabus includes:

  • Why training is important
  • Types & nomenclature of ladders & steps
  • Summary of the Law in relation to Ladders and Steps, including;
    • Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
    • The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
    • Construction (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations, Schedule 5
    • Work at Height Regulations, Schedule 7
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ladder classifications, British Standards & EN Standards
  • STEP Risk Assessments
  • Safe handling techniques
  • Safety in transport & storage
  • Users pre-use inspections
  • Setting up, securing, ascending & descending ladders & steps ladders, including telescopic ladders
  • Working from ladders & steps
  • Formal inspections including visual, functional & tactile checks
  • Quarantine, repair and disposal procedures
  • Ladder maintenance
  • Asset registers

Course Type:

  • Face to Face training (maximum of 12 learners to 1 instructor).

Certificate:

  • Ladder & Steps User & Inspector Training
  • You will receive an A4 sized PDF certificate issued by Chris Garland Training that is valid for 3 years.

Course duration:

  • 6 hour course;
    • 5 guided learning hours.
    • 1 hours break through the day.

Time:

  • Typically 09:00-15:00hrs.
  • Please note the exact times for your course booking.

Test:

  • You will undertake a practical ladder & steps safety training assessment (pre-use checks, set up, ascend, descend, footing). Candidates are required to score 100% to achieve a pass.
  • You will also undertake inspections of several sets of ladders and steps. This is assessed by your instructor.

Pre-requisites:

  • Candidates should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
  • It is recommended that candidates have at least level 1 literacy (GCSE grade D) to undertake this training within the course duration.

Candidates:

  • All courses have a minimum and maximum number of candidates that we can take on a course.
    • Minimum: We need a minimum of 4 candidates booked on an open/scheduled course for the course to run. Click here for more details. There is no minimum for a private course.
    • Maximum: We are limited by the Health & Safety Executive, and where applicable by the Awarding Organisation, to a maximum of 12 candidates per instructor. Should you have more than 12 candidates that need to be trained, please contact us to arrange a private course, where we can arrange for a second instructor/assessor to be present to comply with this restriction.

Geographical coverage:

  • This Ladder and Step ladder User Safety Training course is available to candidates throughout the UK.
  • The course can be delivered in other countries, however, candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Venue:

  • Scheduled courses run at our training centre in Knutsford, Cheshire.
  • Why not arrange to have a private courses run at your workplace? Simply fill in our quote request form to request a quotation.

Ladder and Step ladder User Safety Training Joining instructions:

  • All candidates are to bring their own:
    • clean hi-viz
    • hard hat (not bump cap)
    • work gloves
    • steel toe-capped safety footwear
  • Visit this page to read the general course joining instructions.
  • If your course is not being run at our main training centre, you’ll also receive an email with additional joining instructions including the venue address.
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Why choose us?

Here are a few reasons why you should choose Chris Garland Training as your training partner.

Authority

• Established 2012
• Trusted and recommended by training providers, nationwide.
• Consistently receiving 5 star reviews from our clients.
• Bespoke courses backed & certified by The CPD Group.
• Courses certified by Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisations.

Environmentally and socially responsible

• Our charity of the year 2022 is the North West air Ambulance Charity. Part of your course fee will be donated and you can add to this when purchasing your course place.
• Additionally, for every course place booked, we pay for a tree to be planted in some of the worlds most deforested areas and an area of kelp to be planted and managed.
• Our planting partners are Just One Tree. They also run educational programmes for those involved in the planting, thereby sharing and promoting knowledge and ownership of the newly planted forests.
• You can read more about this and our other environmental strategies on our Environmental Responsibility page.

Your safety

• Professionally qualified instructors, with Enhanced DBS Certificates.
• Internal & External Quality Assurance of courses.
• HTTPS Secure website.
PCI DSS compliant payment system.
• Credit/debit card, BACS and Purchase Order payments accepted.

Our clients

• We’re proud to have a nationwide client base, including:
— Multi-National & FTSE100 companies,
— Local Authorities & Wildlife Trusts,
— Universities, Colleges, School Academies & Childcare providers,
— Schools & adult education providers; including Independent, Local Authority, Referral & Secure units,
— Food manufacturers, Restaurants & Chefs,
— Mining, Surveying, Construction & Maintenance companies,
— Sports Clubs; including Golf, Rugby, Netball, Judo, Canoeing, Hiking & Climbing Centres,
— Hospitals, Dentists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists,
— Tree Surgeons,
— Other training providers,
— And many, many more!


Ladder and Step Ladder Use and Inspection Training

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• Some businesses and national governing bodies require that course certificates be issued by an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation.
• We offer self-certified & Ofqual Accredited courses; the main difference in certification being third party cost. Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation certification is currently priced at an additional £12.50pp.
• Some of our courses are bespoke to Chris Garland Training. As such they cannot be certified by an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation. Where this is the case, you will be informed of this in your quotation.

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Venue Choice:

This will be accounted for in your quotation.
Please provide us with information about the zone/area that your venue is located within? Any charges likely to be incurred by our trainer will be built into your quote.
If no parking is available, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.
Rooms should be suitably lit, with adequate heating & ventilation. There should be a sufficient number of chairs for each candidate and the instructor.
If not available, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.
Welfare facilities include accessible toilets, tea & coffee making facilities, smoking areas, etc.
If not available, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.

Candidates:

The instructor to candidate ratio is typically 1:12, with some courses being restricted to 1:8 or even 1:6. If you have more than 12 to be trained, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.

Dates & Times:

If you have a preferred date & time for this course (for example to fit in with staff shift patterns) please let us know.
Please choose the nearest to your required hours.
Where your time requirements don't match the categories exactly, please let us know in the Additional Information at the end of the form.

Additional Information:

e.g: CPD, Renewal, Identified failing, Workplace incident, etc.


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