Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat)

Course Overview:

To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for the safe and efficient operation of a Bobcat

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course you will understand the statutory requirements and the need for safety training. The course covers

  • Rated capacities for stability and instability
  • Operating and site safety codes
  • Machine and control familiarisation
  • Daily checks
  • Refuelling and simple maintenance
  • Procedures for steering and manoeuvring
  • Load handling
  • Travelling on site
  • Levelling, digging and cleaning up
  • Vehicle loading and unloading
  • Fitting and use of attachments where appropriate


Novice Operators - 5 days training required

Experienced Operator with no Certificate - 3 days training required

Experienced Operator and Renewal of Certificate (Refresher) - 1 days training required

NB: Should the trainer, on the day of assessment, determine that further training is required, additional days maybe needed.

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