Train the Trainer – Ladder use and Inspection Course

Ladder Use and Inspection Train the Trainer Course

Our CPD-accredited Ladder Use and Inspection Train the Trainer Course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to professionally train others in how to inspect and use ladders safely.

Duration: Full Day

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Course Overview - Why Take This Course?

The Ladder Use and Inspection Train the Trainer course will help trainers to develop an understanding of how to inspect and use ladders safely and identify the hazards and risks associated when working at height using ladders.

Trainees will also be equipped with a range of teaching methods and trainer skills that will help to enhance their abilities as an instructor.

By the completion of this course, delegates will have learned the skills necessary to train others on the use, inspection and maintenance of ladders and will be accredited to deliver in-house ladder use and inspection training within their company.

Course Aims & Objectives

Course Content

Part 1 – Train the Trainer

  • Fundamentals for becoming a trainer
  • How to write and structure the training
  • Factors on developing your training skills
  • Effective training practices within the workplace


Part 2 – Ladder Use and Inspection

  • Legislation
  • Literature
  • Hazards and risks arising from the use of ladders and the precautions to be observed
  • Methods of marking, tagging, and reporting your findings
  • How to store, handle, and transport ladders
  • How to inspect and test ladders for damage
  • The functions of all the components of a ladder
  • How to climb a ladder correctly and make sure it is properly balanced and fit to use
  • The use of suitable personal protective equipment


This course is accredited through Apple Group for 3 years. Candidates successfully completing this training course will receive a certificate that may be used as evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) within your industry.

Course Location

We can deliver the Ladder Use and Inspection Train the Trainer course onsite or at one of our training locations in the UK.

If you would like to book this course onsite or at one of our training locations in the UK, please contact us for more information.

Meet The Expert

Richard Appleyard is a health and safety consultant with more than 19 years of experience training companies and organisations across a wide range of industries. He delivers easy-to-understand, engaging, and comprehensive training at the highest level.

Why Choose Apple Group TRAINING?

Accredited Courses
Our training courses are certified to the highest standard. All of our training courses have been developed by highly qualified health and safety professionals in accordance with HSE standards and guidance.

Experienced Trainers
We have over 20 years of experience providing training and consultancy to a wide range of industries across the UK including construction, manufacturing and education.

Tailored to You
Our courses can be tailored to your unique training requirements, whatever the request.

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.

Our 5* Reviews

Abrasive assessments, confirmation of my current skills and knowledge and understanding my responsibilities.

Bradley Tooke

Brilliant course as I had no current knowledge on the use of the equipment, although I am aware of my competency level and that I must not use abrasives in the workplace without supervision.

Richard Clarke

As a complete novice, plenty was learned on the day

John Harris

Very good course, learned a lot on the safe use and operating procedure.

Philip Garner

The course was very Informative, Richard Appleyard gave a full explanation on types of abrasives for different materials.

Gareth Oatridge

Contact Us

For more information about the course content or to book our Ladder Use and Inspection Train the Trainer course, get in touch today at 0113 257 3222,, or fill in the enquiry form. For a more detailed quote on costs, group bookings, individual open courses, or Train the Trainer courses, please contact us and we aim to beat any equivalent quote.

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