Ladder Training Level 2

Ladder Training Level 2

The AGT accredited ladder training course will equip the delegate with the knowledge and skills to use a ladder safely when working at height.

From the ground to the gutter, we will train the delegate on how to safely access a secured ladder using a personal fall protection equipment designed for ladder use in a working environment.

Duration: Full day.

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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

This training course, generally known as ladder training level 2 has been developed by Apple Group Training (AGT) for those who use ladders at work but require two hands free to complete the task when working at height off a portable ladder.

This course covers the awareness and practical use of ladders including the AGT fall protection kit that has been developed to reduce the risk of a person falling of a ladder :

Our instructors have over 20 years experience of providing training to the highest standard for those who work in the ladder industry.


Course Aims & Objectives

Train delegates on how to identify the hazards and risks when using ladders at work.

Provide information on the statuary laws and the latest ladder standards (EN131 Professional)

How to choose the correct personal fall protection PPE that is associated with the use of a ladder.

Teach delegates on the correct procedure of setting up a ladder using ladder stabalisation equipment (microlite), securing a ladder to reduce the risk of any movement in compliance with the working at height regulations. 

Course Content

  • Course introduction – previous knowledge and experience.
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005.
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 1998).
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
  • Ladder types – which ladder you must use in the workplace in accordance with the latest compliance.
  • Ladder and top ladder stabilisation including the new ladder base as per EN131 professional ladder standard.
  • Collective and personal individual requirements when using a ladder for access to a work station.
  • Introduction of the full ladder safety kit level 2, what to inspect, how to identify the correct components and fit them correctly.
  • Manual handling of your ladders in a controlled environment.
  • Procedures of securing your ladder to a structure as per training.
  • Practical application of the fall protection ladder safety kit.
  • Demonstration by course delegate with full practical use of the ladder safety kit under supervision.
  • Provision of self-rescue on a leaning ladder in the event of a fall.
  • Course summary.


This ladder training course level two, is accredited through CPD (Continuous Professional Development) under the banner of Apple Group Training.

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

The course is also accredited under the banner of the confederation of aerial industries.

Course Location

AGT (Apple Group Training) can provide the ladder training course level 2 at any of our locations or we can come to you.

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.

If you would like to book a ladder training course level 2, onsite, please contact us for more information.

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 training and working at height courses for many industries throughout the UK.

We specialise in ladder training and the sale of personal fall protection safety kits for the ladder industries.

Why Choose Apple Group?

Accredited Courses
All our ladder training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service and 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 ladder training 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 course, the practical part of the course was excellent, I now have a better understanding on how to work safely off a ladder using my personal fall protection equipment.

Steven Howard

The most beneficial part of the training course was the practical session which allowed hands on.

Richard Varga

Great course, enjoyed both the theory and the practical parts of today.

Luke Richards

Technical information, I have a much better understanding of the ladder safety kit and use.

Dean Bradshaw

The course was excellent, the course subject, practical use of access equipment and the safe ladder access procedures met all objectives.

Sean Aaron

Contact Us

For more information about the course content or to book our ladder training level two training course.

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

We also provide train the trainer courses which will allow the delegate to train co-workers in-house.

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