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Skid Steer - Bobcat

A course designed to meet the needs of those operating a Skid steer - Bobcat machine. The course is delivered to National Plant Operators Registration and training Scheme. Course length varies depending on trainee’s experience.


A course designed to meet the needs of those operating a Bobcat type skid steer. The course is delivered to National Plant Operators Registration and training Scheme. Course length varies depending on trainee’s experience.

Pre Course requisites: None for novice course - Minimum three years operating machine for experienced operator course or previous qualification. 

Certificating Body: NPORS

Course Length: one to three days depending on experience.

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £150 per person per day + certification.

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client. 

Maximum Trainees: 3

Course Content:

  • Gaining a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Learning a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used.
  • Being able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Being able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions.
  • Conducting all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Identifying and maintaining PPE appropriate for skid steer loader use.
  • Preparing the skid steer loader for use and operating machinery safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of implements and attachments
  • Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation.
  • Carrying out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

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