FAQ About Ladder Association Training

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 uk.customercare@wernerco.com

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 Ladder Card 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 Ladder Card, unless completing the User/ Inspector Combination course.

Where can I get more information?

Call WernerCo on 01621 745 900 or email us uk.customercare@wernerco.com or contact the Ladder Association.