Safe Use of Ladders & Stepladders (Half-day) Course

This course will ensure that delegates are competent and safe when using a ladder or stepladder and they will understand when the situation is right to use one. 

If you use a ladder in your occupation, this course will keep you and those around you safe.

By the end of course, the delegate will:

  • Be able to use ladders and stepladders in a way which is safe for yourself and those around you
  • Have the knowledge needed to conform to legal requirements

Course Content:

  • An introduction to ladder safety
  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Handrails and toe boards
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Use of stabilisers and outriggers
  • Risk assessments and hazards
  • Product standards and available products
  • Storing, maintaining and handling ladders


Delegates will be assessed through a short assessment paper at the end of the course.

Who should attend the course?

Ladder and stepladder users, and anyone who needs to know the risks associated with ladder/stepladder use.


This course, which is available both online and in the classroom, is accredited and the certificate is valid for three years.


NFB members £85+VAT per person  

Non-members £110+VAT per person

To book or for more information, CALL 03450 578 160 or email: