Skid steer - Bobcat

The Skid Steer Loader is commonly used in industry outside for construction or landscaping use. Operators of the Skid Steer Truck are required to hold a certificate of training which shows they have attended a training course and passed a test to a set national standard.


  • Dependent upon skill level, experience and the number of candidates.

How to Book

  • To book Skid Steer training at a commercial premises - call the sales team on 01964 529006 or complete our on-line contact us form

Course Venue

  • Commercial/ Private premises with access to a Skid Steer.

Note: This course has been approved by the relevant accrediting bodies and complies with both the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Refuelling, Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls & Hydraulic controls
  • Operating in open and confined areas
  • Manoeuvring on different terrains
  • Lorry Loading and unloading
  • Backfilling
  • Rated Capacity

Course Assessment

  • Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Skid Steer training course

Course Certification:

  • Certificate - no extra charge

All prices are subject to vat