A23 SKID STEER LOADER

Price: £POA

*Dates on application 

Aim of the course

The course aims to provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Skid Steer Loader. This enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Who should attend

The A23 Skid Steer Loader course is aimed at people who require a formal qualification for operating a Skid Steer Loader.

Course Content

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and set for site travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for extraction and loading duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources
  • Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps
  • Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Backfill, spread and level ground and materials
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

Duration

2 Day Course (1 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

3 Day Course (2 Days Training & 1 Day Testing)

Location

On site – Apple Construction Training Centre

Off site – Contact a member of our sales team on 01295 770 789 for any queries 

Entry Requirements

To be able to enter and complete this course  you must have the following contents with you.

  • NI Number
  • Existing CSCS Card Number
  • Valid ID
  • In-date CITB HS&E Touch Screen Test*
  • Understanding to be able to read, write and speak English to a good level

*Candidates MUST have in-date CITB Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test which has been completed within two years of the course examination date. 

Testing

Mixture of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises, followed by one day assessment. 

Qualification

Successful candidate will receive a Red CPCS Trained Operator Card on passing the CPCS technical tests. The card is valid for two years and for the availability to upgrade to Blue CPCS Card upon the completion of an NVQ Level 2 within the two years.

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