Ladder Safety


This short course provides a detailed exploration into ladder safety.

This course is aimed at all industries and individuals that use ladders. This could include site supervisors or managers.


The course begins with a look at the laws that govern ladder safety, before moving on to explain how to check a ladder, and what a competent person looks at during a ladder inspection.
This is followed by a study of the different types of ladders you may come across in your role, and how they must be used.
Next, the course covers when and where a ladder can be used, and how it needs to be secured for use, before finishing with a look at some common ladder mistakes.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Understand what Laws govern ladder safety
• Learn about the different ladder types
• Have an understanding on how to check a ladder safely at work and ladder inspections
• When and where to use a ladder and securing Ladders for use
• And finally, have a understanding about some common mistakes when using ladders


Each module is rounded off with several multiple-choice questions, candidates are required to get 55-70% on these tests to pass the course. They have the opportunity to review all the answers at the end of each module before final submission and will be given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.


  • What Laws Govern Ladder Safety?
  • How to Check a Ladder Safely at Work and Ladder Inspections
  • Different Ladder Types
  • When and Where to Use a Ladder and Securing Your Ladder for Use
  • Common Mistakes When Using Ladders

CPD Units: N/A

40+ Minutes*

*The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions


As you work through each of the modules listed above, you will be tested with multiple choice questions. This will determine if you have absorbed and retained the information you have learned.

It is a requirement of the course to achieve an overall 70% score. You have three free attempts to complete the course.

You will received a certificate after completion. This is a digital PDF only, example shown. 

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