The STS Ladder & Step Ladders Inspection course is a half-day course for those whose duty is to use, inspect and maintain ladders & step ladders in their workplace.

The course covers:

  • Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to inspect a ladder or stepladder
  • Record finding & recommend action to be taken if faults are found
  • Accurately record details of ladders & stepladders

They will have an understanding of:

  • What they need to know about the law and standards relating to ladders & stepladders
  • Storage & handling of ladders & stepladders


  • Slide led – trainer providing information and asking questions
  • A group exercise on inspections & hazard analysis
  • An individual questionnaire on inspection of Ladders & Stepladders

Assessment Process:

  1. Multiple Choice Questions
  2. Ladder / Stepladders fault finding
  3. Carrying, positioning ladders & stepladders

On successful completion, the delegate will receive an industry-recognised STS Training certificate and card, valid for 5 years.