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Ladder Climb Exercise
General Information

    To schedule a Non-CPAT Ladder Climb Exercise,

    please email

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age at time of scheduled session.

  • Must provide government-issued drivers license.

  • Registrations are confirmed in the order in which they are received.  Scheduling is done on a first come, first served basis.


  • See the Fee Schedule on the Schedule & Registration page.
  • $5.00 for a replacement or lost Ladder Climb Exercise Certificate of Completion.
  • The $25.00 fee is payable to "NIPSTA" by check, money order or exact cash.  Sorry, credit cards are not accepted.
  • All fees must be paid in full before the exercise is performed.

Ladder Climb Exercise:

  • For a description of the Ladder Climb Exercise at NIPSTA, click here.
  • To schedule a Ladder Climb Exercise, please email



  • Refunds will not be given after payment is received by NIPSTA.


  • At the discretion of NIPSTA, the exercise may be rescheduled if requested at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled date.

  • Email to reschedule your Ladder Climb test.

Proper Attire:

  • Long pants (No shorts)

  • T-shirt or sweatshirt

  • Footwear with no open heel or toe

  • No loose or restrictive jewelry


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Phone: 847-998-8090 • Fax: 847-998-8091

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