Skid Steer Operator Training

Skid Steer Operator Training 2022-2023


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:

May 5, 2023

Course Cost: $230 (subject to change)

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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