Course Content

A course designed to provide trainees with the confidence and skills to operate a skid steer loader safely by making them aware of their responsibilities to conform to Occupational Health and Safety requirements. They will have knowledge of engineering principals of skid steer stability and be able to identify potential hazardous situations.
  • Terminology
  • Control Functions
  • Operator responsiblities
  • Rules for Safe Operations
  • Engineering Principles of Stability
  • Start-up and Shut-down Procedures
  • Operating Procedures
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Manoeuvring in confined areas
  • Operating on inclines
  • Levelling
  • Bulk Excavation
  • Spreading heaps
  • Stockpiling
  • Truck Loading

Course Cost

3 day course 3:1 – $1500 per person

1 day course 1:1 – $1500 per person (experienced operators only)

Assessment only (1/2 day – experienced operators only) – $750 per person

*The student tuition fees are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Participants will be assessed in accordance with the following nationally recognised units of competency as part of the qualification RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

RIIMPO318F  Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations