Skid Steer Loader

Skid Steer Loader

Skid Steer Loader

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Course Overview

Skid Steer (also known as bobcats) training and qualifications on these modern, highly efficient machines are not only a legal requirement but are vital to their safe operation.

 

This course is designed to train and assess candidates in how to safely and proficiently manoeuvre, drive and position the machine, among other areas.

Course Content

Training will include:

  • The Law – Regulations & Legislation (including: The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 & The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999)
  • Introduction to the machine
  • Machine purpose, capabilities & limitations
  • Explanation & use of controls and their functions
  • How various parts of the machine operate
  • Steering & manoeuvring
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Safe operation of the machine, including the necessary safety precautions
  • Siting the machine safely
  • Fitting and operating ancillary equipment
  • Carrying out minor adjustments and routine maintenance procedures
  • Preparing the machine for travelling on the public highway

Duration

1 to 5 days depending on experience

Location

This training can only take place at the clients site