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Firefighter Selection Test: Ladder Climb


Ladder Climb.
The ladder climb test is designed to assess confidence at heights. To complete the test successfully you will
be required to climb two thirds of the ladder height and this will be indicated by a marker.
You will then take a leg-lock, release the ladder with your hands, outstretch your arms
to the sides and lean back. The assessor will display a symbol from the ground, say out
load what you see being displayed. Exercises and training for the ladder climb test Step ups – Making sure your feet are placed
flat on the step, step up and down continuously for 20 repetitions. Complete 20 repetitions, 3 times. Weight can be added to increase the intensity of the movement

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