Firefighting Task 1:
9m Ladder Raise/Lower

Candidates are required to raise the ladder hand over hand by under walking it until it is placed against the elevated walkway. They are then instructed to lower the ladder by under walking it placing one hand at a time on each rung. Both hands must not be on the same rung at any time.

When the ladder is placed on the ground the candidate will move to the next task as directed.

Candidates will be deemed to have failed if they:

  • Lose control of the ladder while raising it or lowering it from the wall
  • Receive a second warning for not touching every rung
  • Receive a second warning for having both hands on same rung

Firefighting Task 1: 9m Ladder Raise/Lower

Candidates are required to raise the ladder hand over hand by under walking it until it is placed against the elevated walkway. They are then instructed to lower the ladder by under walking it placing one hand at a time on each rung. Both hands must not be on the same rung at any time.

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