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Bobcat / Skid Steer Loaders

This course is designed under the HSAWA, PUWER, LOLER and MHASAWA to train the basic skill requirements, correctional instruction and associated job safety knowledge of basic Loading Shovel operation to novice operators (with no working experience) or experienced operators. This is to the nationally recognised levels of skill, ability & safety as required by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment 1998 and section 2 of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.


Bobcat / Skid Steer Loaders FAQ


1 or 2 Days Dependant upon numbers & experience

Course Style

Knowledge & Skill


On site


Knowledge & Skills


HSE Standard

Course Content
  • Acts and Regulations as applicable.
  • Operator responsibilities.
  • Accidents, causes and prevention.
  • Loader capacities
  • Operators safety code
  • Hydraulic systems / sympathy
  • Safety checks.
  • Care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Weight Estimation, Centres of gravity.
  • Overload warning devices
  • Safe operating practices.
  • Correct techniques relative to the working environment.
  • Additional

    In Company courses will be tailored to the working environment
    A Training room and operating area suitable for the number of delegates will be required.
    Reduced rates are available for multi-site or multi-course bookings.
    Suitable loader equipment will be required for on site courses