Skid Steer Loading Training

The aim of this course is to provide Skid Steer Loader training course participants with the knowledge, skills, and attitude to enable them to pick up and move loads in confined spaces in a safe manner.

Skid Steer Loader Training FITAC Health & Safety

Course Objectives

After participating in the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Discuss how weight distribution affects skid-steer loader steering and stability
  • Explain the difference between Tipping Load and Rated Operating Capacity
  • Have an understanding of the hydrostatic transmission
  • Explain why maintenance is an important factor for safe, efficient, and productive operation
  • Identify the controls and their functions as well as the loader’s safety features
  • Explain the reason for changing attachments and the use of the Bob-Tach system
  • Know the fundamentals of safe maneuvering, traveling, and working with the attachment
  • Know the fundamentals of efficient maneuvering, traveling, and working with the attachment


Course Summary

  • Introduction
  • Safety Awareness
  • Checklist for components
  • Controls and Instructions of use
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks
  • Hydraulic Inspection
  • Maintenance
  • Electric Systems
  • Load various types of materials into receptacles, i.e. vehicles, hoppers, skips etc.