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Skid Steer Loader

Skid Steer Loader

Certificate of training recognised by the RTITB

Course Aim

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.

Course Objectives

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

Excavate to various depths and formations and reinstate ground.

Know the fundamentals of efficient maneuvering, traveling, and working with the attachment

Course Summary


Safety Awareness

Checklist for components

Controls and Instructions of use

Carry out all pre-use and running checks

Hydraulic Inspection


Electric Systems

Load various types of materials into receptacles, i.e. vehicles, hoppers, skips etc.

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    Dublin 15