Skid Steer Loader – Bob Cat

The Skid Steer Loader Course provides the Trainee with good theory and practical skills in limitations and operational practices.

On completion of the course, candidates are thoroughly aware that at the work place, stability and hazards are a consideration along with observation and safety awareness at all times.


The basic course syllabus includes…

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Operative Responsibility – Area Hazards & PPE
Pre-Start Checks & Controls – Safe Working Loads
Safety Devices – Attachments – Observation & Stability
Manoeuvring – Stop / Start – Practical Steering
Practical Operations & Usage of Skid Steer – Loading & Unloading
Pre-Start Check Test
Practical Assessment Test
Theory Test
Course closing summary


As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

For example, a refresher course with extended attachment training, depending on environment and working duties, could take up to 3 days.

Refresher Course: 1 day
Novice Operative Course: 1-3 days

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of…

3 x Trainees
1 x Instructor
1 x Skid Steer Loader

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