This category includes courses related to the safe use of ladders and step ladders and includes courses approved by the Ladder Association.

Each year there are over a thousand serious workplace accidents in the UK resulting from incorrect use of Ladders and Step Ladders, and many of these could be avoided if there was more emphasis on Ladder Safety Training.

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Your employee training program should include the following:
– Choosing the right ladder for the job
– Assessing the area where the ladder will be used, and the condition of the floor or ground
– How to level
– Inspecting for defects
-Using ladders safely
– Dangers of overreaching
– Awareness of unsafe practices such as:
– Setting ladder on boxes, steps, etc.
– Climbing with wet or greasy shoes
– Removing the safety feet
– Leaning the ladder against unstable support
Protective equipment such as fall arrest/restraint may be required in some circumstances. Specific
training may be required when working at heights. Contact WSPS for more information.
Use the safe practices in this guideline to supplement your training.

Materials Provided:
A workbook and supplementary handouts are provided as reference material for the written test. 
A theoretical Examination and Practical Test will follow each Module. To ensure understanding you must maintain a 75% Pass mark for each module. 
Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
 This Supervisor training is an in-class program that can be completed in 2 Days. Upon completion, operators are awarded a Supervisor Certification.
What is a course with limited availability?
In addition to our published and online courses, there are several other courses that we can run with flexible options. Select the course of your choice and register your interest to attend when dates become available.


In terms of the law, all Operators who apply for Re-certifications need to be in possession of a Novice course certificate. Please be aware that certificates need to be renewed within three months after date expiry.

Accredited Training believes that training should yield benefits, far more substantial than just “a Certificate”. We offer a free service that will remind all Companies or private Operators that their certificates need to be renewed.

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