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Ladder Safety.

CPD Approved

This short course provides a detailed exploration into ladder safety.

(Please see below for more details)

Course Description

The course begins with a look at the laws that govern ladder safety, before moving on to explain how to check a ladder, and what a competent person looks at during a ladder inspection.

This is followed by a study of the different types of ladders you may come across in your role, and how they must be used.

Next, the course covers when and where a ladder can be used, and how it needs to be secured for use, before finishing with a look at some common ladder mistakes.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at all industries and individuals that use ladders. This could include site supervisors or managers.


Understanding the risks and how to protect yourself when using ladders will ensure you handle and work with them safely.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what Laws govern Ladder Safety
  • Learn about the different Ladder Types
  • Have an understanding on how to check a ladder safely at work and ladder inspections
  • When and where to use a ladder and securing ladders for use
  • Have an understanding about some common mistakes when using ladders

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Ladder Safety 1 What Laws Govern Ladder Safety? 70%
Ladder Safety 2 How to Check a Ladder Safely at Work and Ladder Inspections 70%
Ladder Safety 3 Different Ladder Types 70%
Ladder Safety 4 When and Where to Use a Ladder and Securing Your Ladder for Use 70%
Ladder Safety 5 Common Mistakes When Using Ladders 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


40 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Multiple User & Bulk Purchase Discounts Available. Please call for details.

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