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Skid Steer Loader Training (NPORS N212)

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NPORS N212 – Skid Steer Loader


Experienced & Novice

Skid Steer Course Aims

This course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a skid steer loader safely and productively.

Skid Steer Loader Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for skid steer loader use
Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
Prepare the skid steer loader for use, operate machinery safely and efficiently
Environmental considerations
Storage and transport of implements and attachments
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation
Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Skid Steer Course FAQ

What is the Skid Steer Course Training Method?

This highly interactive practical and classroom-based training course concludes with practical assessment and theory tests, demonstrating the candidate’s full understanding of the training.

How long is the Skid Steer Course?

Novice Operator: 3 Day, maximum of 3 candidates

Experienced Operator: 1 Day test only, maximum of 6 candidates

Location: Nationwide Delivery on-site

Can you tell me more about Skid Steer Course Certification?

For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification. If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card and will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ.

For more information on required NVQ call us on 01623 287830
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