Skid Steer Loader

After taking this online Skid Steer Loader course, you should have an understanding of the skills required to safely operate a skid steer loader, the main parts of a skid steer, and the steps required to conduct proper equipment inspections.

Course Overview

Skid steer loaders are an essential tool, heavily used in the industry. . With proper use these machines can assist with a variety of tasks, however, if used incorrectly skid steers can prove to be a dangerous piece of equipment.

The purpose of this online Skid Steer Loader course is to teach you how to be a safe and skilled skid steer loader operator. In this course, you will learn how to properly operate, inspect and maintain a skid steer. Upon completion, you should be able to confidently describe the techniques and procedures required to reduce the risk of incidents, injuries, product and property damage.

Skid Steer Loader Course Standards

This course was designed to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in:

  • CSA B335
  • SAE J1388-2013
  • 29 CFR 1926.20 and 21
  • OSHA 1910.178

Course Topics

  • Safe operator characteristics
  • Skid steer loader laws and regulations
  • Components, attachments, and safety devices
  • Work site hazards
  • Walk-around inspections
  • Machine start-up
  • Skid steer travel
  • Loading buckets
  • Levelling material
  • Tip-overs
  • Shutdown and parking
  • Basic maintenance