Information and Booking

Trainer: Eurosafe Solutions
Cost: Internal, No charge. Please check our cancellation fees before booking.
Duration: 3.5 hours (13:00-16:30)
Unless otherwise stated, all courses are held in South Kensington.
Format: In Person


Booking via Training Centre

Who should attend

This course is designed for anyone whose duty is to inspect and maintain ladders at work. Employers need to ensure ladders are in a safe condition before use and that a competent person carries out regular inspections.

Participants must have previously attended a Ladder Association-accredited Ladders and Steps Users course within the last three years.
If you have not attended a suitably accredited course, please book on a Ladders and Steps Safety course first.
NB: Both courses are available on the same day if you wish to complete the Inspection course in one day.

Course Objectives

  • Know when it’s right to inspect a ladder or stepladder
  • How to carry out a formal inspection
  • How to record the inspection and any faults
  • What action to take if defects are identified
  • How to accurately record details of ladders and stepladders used within the workplace

Key Areas

  • Current Legislation, Regulations & Guidance
  • Roles & Responsibilities of Employers & Employees
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Formal inspections of ladders and stepladders:
    •  Inspection Procedure
    •  Carrying Out an Inspection
    •  Frequency of Inspections
    •  Recording Inspections
    •  Advice on Repairs & Disposal Procedures
    •  Personal Hazard


  • Theory - 10-question, multiple-choice exam
  • Practical - Carrying & setting up a ladders & stepladder and completing a formal inspection