Ladder and Roof Ladder Training Level 3

Ladder and Roof Ladder Training Course

The ladder and roof ladder course developed by AGT (Apple Group Training) will equip delegates with the knowledge and skills that are required to use ladders and roof ladders in a working environment

The course is accredited through the CPD standards office as continuous professional development and the Confederation of Aerial Industries.

Duration: Full day.

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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

This training course is for industries that require their employees to work safely at height on ladders and roof ladders when using a fall arrest system.

AGT provide the Level 3 ladder – roof ladder training course in accordance with the HSE and based on the principles as developed by Apple Group Training.

AGT (Apple Group Training) has provided training on safe access from ground level to ridge using ladders for access work position and egress for over 20 years.

We specialise in height safety and also provide ladder stabilisation as well as height safety kits.

The course is designed to train those with the responsibility of working at height using a fall protection system when access onto a ladder roof ladder is part of there daily working process.

If you have completed this course before and you have a previous certificate of competency, then you may be eligible to complete just a refresher training course.

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Course Aims and Objectives

Provide delegates with the correct information, planning, and training to a standard that is in accordance with the law.

Demonstrate to those who have a responsibility as part of their job role the importance of choosing the correct personal fall protection equipment to work safely at height off a ladder or a roof ladder.

Course Content

  • Course introduction.
  • Why is training so important?
  • HSE legislation – why we must adhere to the law.
  • Latest statistics for the height industry.
  • Ladder types & latest ladder standards.
  • Ladder stabilisation devices.
  • Collective and individual safety requirements.
  • Inspection of your ladders and ladder safety kit.
  • Manual handling of your ladders and roof ladders.
  • The procedure of securing your ladder to a suitable anchor.
  • Introduction of your individual ladder safety fall protection kit.
  • Demonstration on how to inspect and fit your harness.
  • Practical application of your fall protection equipment as per training.
  • Safe access and egress procedures for working at height when climbing a leaning ladder.
  • How to transfer from a leaning ladder onto a roof ladder using your fall protection equipment.
  • Self-rescue procedures from a leaning ladder.
  • Course summary.


This ladder training course is accredited through CPD (Standards Office) and the Confederation of Aerial Industries.

Delegates successfully completing the ladder and roof ladder training course will receive a certificate that may be used as evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) within your industry.

Course Location

Apple Group Training locations are based in Leeds, Sheffield, Doncaster and Birmingham.

We provide training nationwide.

If you cannot travel to one of our training centre locations then we can come to your premises to provide training on-site as long as your workplace is suitable.

We can come to you.

Meet The Expert

Richard Appleyard is a health and safety consultant with more than 20 years’ experience training companies and organisations across a wide range of industries.

Our trainers deliver easy-to-understand, enjoyable, engaging, and comprehensive training at the highest level, specialising in ladder roof ladder training and working at height courses.

Why Choose Apple Group?

Accredited Courses
This training course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service and  the confederation of aerial industries.

The course content has been developed by highly qualified health and safety professionals in accordance with HSE standards.

Experienced Trainers
We have over 20 years’ experience providing training and consultancy to a wide range of industries across the UK including construction, hospitality, health and social care.

Tailored to You
Our courses can be tailored to your unique training requirements, whatever the size or shape of your company.

Train At Any Location
Whether at one of our training centres or on-site at your own premises, you choose the training location that’s best for you.

We can come to you.

Our 5* Reviews

“Great training facilities and great instructor. Richard the training instructor is exceptional and his expertise and methods of training are second to none”

Harry Picken
“Been training with Richard from Apple Group, really good training. Would highly recommend Apple Group”
Spencer Davies
“Fantastic training made interesting and enjoyable”
Lewis Beeson
“Cracking trainer, very informative, highly recommended”
Robert Lee
“Richard was excellent and we really enjoyed the training. Thanks”
Chris Boyd

Contact Us

For more information about the course content or to book our level 3 ladder and roof ladder training course or train the trainer course.

Contact our head office on 0113 257 3222,, or fill in the enquiry form below.

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    Additional Resources

    Apple Group Ladder Procedures Level 1-3 Download


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