This exciting new course will be added to our Health and safety suite in the coming weeks

Course Description

This short course provides a detailed exploration into ladder safety.

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.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

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

And finally, have a understanding about some common mistakes when using ladders

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, so they can fit the training around their work and personal life

Further Progression:

For those needing further safety in training, courses such as Working at Heights, Working safely and PPE should be completed alongside this one.

For Supervisors that want to continue to enhance their skills, courses such as Introduction to Risk Assessment or Leadership Skills would make great next steps.

Duration: 40 minutes