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LADDER ASSOCIATION COURSES: Steps and Step Stools for Users (2.5 Hours)

Course Title:

Steps and Stepstools for Users


Minimum of 2.5 hours

Who will benefit from this course?:

For those who are infrequent users of stepladders and step stools in shops, offices, schools and the health sector

Learning Objectives:

Delegates will be competent to:

They will have an understanding of:


The course is planned to run over a minimum or 2.5 hours
Training Activity

Assessment Process
There are 4 assessment activities:


Closed book course with a pass mark of 80%


Closed toe shoes, with good grip on the sole – no backless or high heel
shoes; no socks, stocking or bare feet
Ideal clothing:
– No loose tops
– Jeans / trousers for men and women

Course Content :

Current Legislation, Code of Practice, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height

Trainer /delegate ratio:

Maximum of 1:8

Venue Requirements:

A suitable classroom to accommodate 8 delegates for the theory and practical assessment sessions.

Supporting Documents:

Ladder Association summary notes for each delegate

Award :

A Ladder Association certificate and LadderCard will be issued to successful delegates who complete the theory and practical assessment sessions at the level they attend the course which has a five year validity period

Literacy, fitness & Health:

Delegates must be numerate, literate and have a good command of English. They should be fit and capable of stepping on to small steps, stepstools and dome type stools.

Qualifications & Experience:

No qualifications or experience are required for this course