Skid Steer Operator Training

Skid Steer Operator Training 2023-2024


The skid steer operator's course includes:

  • Hazard assessment
  • Types of skid steers
  • Attachments commonly used
  • Hazards specific to the different types of skid steers and attachments
  • Hands-on practice with pre-inspection
  • Basic operations of a skid steer
  • Hands-on practice operating a skid steer through various common tasks
  • How weight distribution affects skid steer loader stability and steering
  • Understanding the difference between tipping load and rated operating capacity
  • Understanding of the loader reactions when using the hydrostatic transmission
  • Important factors of maintenance for safe, efficient and productive operation
  • Identifying the controls and their functions
  • Identifying the loaders safety features and their importance
  • Explaining the safe entry and exit of the loader and procedures for changing attachments and efficient maneuvering

Please note:

  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is required for this course (Hard Hat, Steel Toed Boots, Gloves, and Glasses) coveralls recommended
  • Program Length: 6 hours
  • Certification Duration: 3 Years

Upcoming Dates: TBD

Course Cost: $230

Local Business Sponsor: Sky-tech Equipment

If you have any questions, or would like to enrol, please contact the Battlefords Campus: 306-937-5100

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