Stay legal and safe with Ladder Association approved training
You might not think that training is required to use a ladder safely, but with falls from height being the most common cause of fatalities in the work place, you should think again. Ladder training plays a vital role in promoting safe working practices and reducing falls from height, and is a key component in compliance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR). Our Ladder Association approved training centres in Maldon, Essex or Burton-on-Trent offer a full range of approved courses.
Get trained - GET A LADDER CARD
Upon successful completion, every delegate receives a certificate and a Ladder Association photo card as proof of competence.
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Ladders & Stepladders Inspection Course
Course covers how to assess and determine when it is appropriate to inspect a ladder or stepladder, and how to recommend the correct action if faults are found. The inspector course is for those who have already received their initial user training and are already in possession of a LadderCard.
Bespoke Training Course
We offer tailored solutions to provide individual training packages to meet the specific requirements of your business. Training is provided at our Burton-upon-Trent Office or Maldon Office. The courses are close to one day duration. All documentation and certificates are included in the fee.
FAQs ON TRAINING COURSE
Where are the courses held?
We have two ladder association registered training centres, in Burton-upon-Trent, just off the A38 and in Maldon, Essex.
How much do they cost?
The courses are from £95 per person and payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer and credit/ debit card.
How do I book a course?
Contact WernerCo on 01621 745 900 or email our customer care.
How long do they last?
The User course and Inspector course only both last a minimum of 4 hours.
User courses begin at 8:30 a.m. prompt and are generally completed by 1:00 p.m.
We offer a User/ Inspector Combination course at a discounted rate where the Inspector course follows on after lunch at 1:30 p.m. and is completed by 4:00 p.m. Lunch is provided for candidates who take both the User and Inspector course.
How many people can attend a course?
The maximum number on each course is 8 delegates per trainer.
What does the course cover?
It consists of practical and theory assessments over at least 4 hours, and covers when and how to use, handle and store a ladder, understanding the law, and potential hazards.
The Inspector Course learning objectives are to enable the delegate to assess and determine when it’s appropriate to inspect a ladder or stepladder. Record finding and recommend action to be taken if faults are found.
What award / qualification is received?
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. This has a 5 year validity period.
What qualifications and experience are required?
No qualifications or experience are required for the Ladder User course. Delegates must be numerate, literate and have a good command of English. They should be fit and capable of lifting, carrying ladders.
To attend the Ladder Inspector Course delegates must hold a valid Ladder Association Users certificate and LadderCard, unless completing the User/ Inspector Combination course.
Where can I get more information?
Call WernerCo on 01621 745 900 or email us or contact the Ladder Association.