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Skid Steer Loader

Course Objectives

  • State the names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Use the operators handbook and other relevant information
  • Complete pre use and running checks
  • Set the skid steer for site and road travel
  • Travel over rough and undulating terrain in a loaded and unloaded state
  • Travel up and down substantial inclines
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction
  • with and without a load
  • Form stockpiles and ramps of various materials
  • Load various types of materials into receptacles
  • Clean and level different types of materials
  • Place the skid steer in an out of service condition
  • Explain the loading and unload procedures on and off a transporter

NVQ Requirements

Successful completion of the experienced workers assessment or novice training will lead to the award of a CPCS Trained Operator Card (red).

This card is valid for two years and in that time the operator is expected to complete the required NVQ units, upon completion the operator will be able to apply for a CPCS Competent Card (Blue).


Skid steer loaders are highly manoeuvrable machines for material handling ,you will find them in a wide variety of applications including agricultural, construction and landscaping.

They are very manoeuvrable and are used for loading vehicles, drilling pole holes and lifting palletised goods. We offer training for all sectors.

Course Prices

1 Day: £375

3 Day: £541

5 Day: £720

All prices are per person and minimum of 3 persons to attend.

Prices are for onsite training only. Additional fees for off site training as well as accommodation and travel.

Course Fees

From £375

Course Duration

1-5 Days

Awarding Body


Assessment Type

Site/Classroom Based

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