Bobcat/ Skid Steer Training


Track or Wheel Training Includes

Course Content:

  • Course introduction and induction
  • Health & safety at work act 1974
  • Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998
  • Provision & use of work equipment regulations 1998.
  • Approved code of practice
  • Operator safety and observation
  • Pre-Shift checks & test
  • Defect reporting procedures
  • Stability – engineering principles and weight assessment
  • Driving within simulated working conditions
  • Manoeuvring skills
  • Rated capacity & load centres
  • Hydraulic system and use of the controls
  • Stacking & de-stacking – load handling skills
  • Vehicle loading and offloading
  • Refuelling and recharging procedures including battery handling and housing
  • Theoretical examination
  • Practical examination

Skid Steer Course Description

Bobcat driver training achieves a nationally recognised qualification, delivering the basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge for operation of skid steer loading shovels.

Skid steer loaders are a machine that traditionally present unique dangers to the driver compared with other front loaders; the nature of operational technique of this unconventional plant machine demands specialist training.

Bobcat (skid steer) safety training teaches the irregular skidding / dragging manoeuvrability of this versatile bucket loader. Improve the effectiveness of your staff with professional skid steer loader training that will minimise risk of injury and improve safety to operators and other employees.

Skid steer operator training is only available delivered on client’s premises; the client is required to supply the Skid Steer Loader. completion of training awards candidates with skid steer certification and photo ID card.

Course Duration

1-day refresher course for an up to 3 experienced operators, delegates who have already held a valid certificate for a skid steer Training

3-day basic training course for up to 3 novice drivers, with little experience on a  skid steer


As an accredited training organisation, we can offer a national photo ID certificate for £20.00 per person. This then enables the Trainee to operate any skid steer (with permission) anywhere in the UK. Their names and details are kept on a national database. The certificate is valid throughout the UK and will be recognised by both employment agencies and perspective employers. We also offer a non-accredited in-house certification

All training is  accredited via ITSSAR – Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register

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