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Ladder Safety Training Course

Learn to competently perform a ladder inspection cert

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

Our online Ladder Safety Training course will raise the learner's awareness of how to appropriately and safely use ladders and stepladders. It will help them to be aware of the associated dangers, and provide practical steps to be taken to reduce accidents by correctly setting up and how to conduct pre-checks before using a ladder and stepladder.

Accidents involving falling from a height is not uncommon as each year, on average ladders and stepladders are involved in a third of falls from a height-related injury, 1,200 major injuries and 14 deaths. The course also covers a ladder-related risk assessment such as how to check ladders for damage to minimise the likelihood of accidents happening in the workplace, whilst working towards the relevant industry legislation.

  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 30 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online Ladder Safety Training for?

This course is for anyone in the workplace, who may be required to use a ladder, or step ladder, occasionally for light tasks.

If your job requires Working at Height then it's advisable to be competent when doing so and completing our Working at Height training course will help you achieve this.

Ladder Safety Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Ladder Safety Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

This online course aims to help the learner work safely with ladders, step ladders or leaning ladders. It is for anyone in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the legal responsibilities for reporting accidents
  • List the responsibilities of the ‘Duty Holder’
  • Name the 5-steps of a risk assessment
  • Identify how to use ladders and stepladders safely
  • Recognise what the 3 points of contact are
  • Name the correct angle for the safe use of a ladder
  • Name 2 types of protection

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • Introduction to Ladder Safety

    This section introduces the course and gives examples of why the use of ladders may be needed.

  • Module 1 - Rules and Regulations

    This section of the course concentrates on the relevant regulations that are put in place when using ladders, it also looks at some rules which should be followed in order to prevent hazards to health.

  • Module 2 - Risk Assessments

    This section looks at the 5 steps to conducting a risk assessment, and what actions require a risk assessment.

  • Module 3 - The Use of Ladders

    In this final section, you’ll cover the different types of ladders, the checks that need to be undertaken before using a ladder, and how to use a ladder properly and safely.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

How To Order and Access Your Course

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Add your selected courses to the basket using the Green ‘Add to Basket’ button. Once you have added all the required courses to the basket, you can then start the checkout process and complete your purchase using a Credit or Debit Card.

Please note: For organisations ordering 10 or more units of training there is an option to pay via invoice. Contact the office on 01482 861 040 and we can process your order over the telephone.

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Accessing the Training Course

Now you have completed your order we will email you a Receipt along with a second email titled ‘Online Course Registration Details’. This will contain all the information you will need to register a user on the Training Course. Emails are sent within minutes of a completed transaction so as soon as you complete your order you will receive your confirmation emails straight away.

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Registering on the Training Course

The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.

Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.

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Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

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Customer Support

Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on support@train4academy.co.uk and we will be happy to help you along the way.

Our FAQ will help provide further information.

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Learn to competently perform a ladder inspection cert


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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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