Skid Steer Operator Training

Length of Course : 4-6 hours

Onsite Group classes only, call office to make arrangements

Certification Valid for 3 Years

  • Responsibilities, Manufacturers Operating Manuals, Manufacturers Requirements, Federal, Provincial Regulations, Employer and Jobsite Policies and Procedures
  • Types of Skid Steer Loaders
  • Safety Before Operation – PPE, Know Your Equipment, Safety Devices, Pre-Operation Inspections, Pre-Use Inspection, Housekeeping, Checking the Work Area, Planning Your Work, Minimum Safe Approach Distances
  • Starting and Testing – Fueling, Batteries, Watching out for Others, Mounting and Dismounting, Manufacturers Starting Procedures, Function Test.
  • Safety During Operation – Make the Right Start, Safe Operating Practices,
  • Travel Safely, Lifting and Lowering Safely, Working Safely,
  • Safe Shutdown, Transporting, Maintenance.

Practical portion of the course will cover :

  • Operators manual
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Function Test – Work Area Inspection
  • Actual Operation of a Unit. -The trainee must go through a complete series of functions until the instructor is confident in the trainee’s ability to identify and operate all controls, including emergency controls.

Train the Trainer is available for this program

Register online for our training programs.


We are following the recommendation of the Alberta Health Services in order to protect the public and our staff and are temporarily suspending our "open courses". We hope this will be for only a very short period of time, you can still contact us through email/ phone for any inquiries (After April 7,2020 phone messages will be returned within 24 hours). We will continue to monitor the status of the COVID-19 situation, and provide an update if this changes.

If you are in of need training please send an email requesting training. A minimum of 3 students are required to put on a course. We will build courses as requested so check out our calendar to see if there are any upcoming dates. This calendar is live and updated when courses have been added.

Important Notice* Expiry Date Extension

OSSA certificates (Fall Protection, EWP, ConfinedSpace) that have expiry dates from Jan 1, 2020 to Sept 1, 2020 will be extended until Sept 1, 2020. These certificates must bear the holographic OSSA security label and may be validated with the provider that issued the certificate.

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