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NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NPORS) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit NPORS web site

What is the NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course?

Category: Working-at-Height
Level: Beginner

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills needed to safely use a ladder and stepladder.

How long is the NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 certificate valid for?

The NPORS Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course certificate has 3 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course designed for?

Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who need to use ladders and stepladders during the course of their work

What subjects does the NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course cover?

By the end of the training course delegates will be able to:

Have a basic understanding of industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities.

Have a working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook for particular ladder to be used.

Be able to locate and identify the major components of the ladder and explain their functions.

Conduct all safety checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements.

Select suitable type of ladder, relative to the work being undertaken.

Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for ladder use.

Erect, dismantle and relocate ladder safely and efficiently.

Carry out end of work inspections.

Storage of ladder.

How is the NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course assessed?

Theory and practical tests.

NPORS - Safe Use of Stepladders and Ladders-N711 course dates and locations