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Course Description

Skid Steer Loader Operator course with practical training session and assessment.

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate a Skid Steer Loader, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

Skid Steer Loader Operator course with practical training session and assessment.

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate a Skid Steer Loader, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

Course Content

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and roles and responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook and the relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and ready 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
  • From 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
  • Theory Test - sample questions
  • Practical Test - sample assessment

Describe the nature of the sector of industry and roles and responsibilities as a plant operator Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology Conform with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook and the relevant regulations and legislation Undertake all pre-use...

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Entry Requirements

Pre-requisites

You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues. The relevant CITB Health Safety & Environment touchscreen test must be current and in date (completed within the last 24 months).

Failure to arrive on the course with the relevant test completed and in date, will result in your not being permitted to undertake the exams at the end of the course. No refund will be given for exams cancelled as a result of you not having the relevant test completed.

Pre-requisites You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues. The relevant CITB Health Safety & Environment touchscreen test must be current and in date (completed within the last 24 months). Failure to arrive on the course with the relevant test completed and in date, will result in your not being permitted to...

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Additional Information

This course will give delegates a CPCS Red Trained Operator card (on successful completion of CPCS Technical Tests).

Trained Operator Card (RED)

The Trained Operator Card confirms a level of core skills, knowledge and understanding that can be applied in the workplace until measured as competent against national standards. Experienced and able operators may hold a Trained Operator Card whilst being measured against national standards through an SVQ or NVQ.
 
Once you've obtained your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card, it will last for 2 years. During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.

Competent Operator Card (BLUE)

The Competent Operator Card tells the observer that the holder has demonstrated a level of health and safety awareness through the CITB Health, safety and environment test, underpinning knowledge previously through a CPCS theory test, operating ability previously through a CPCS practical test and operating competence on the type of plant (evidenced by an SVQ or NVQ or employer confirmation of competence).

More information can be found on the CITB website.

Your booking can only be confirmed once we receive the following information:

  1. Existing CSCS Card Number
  2. NI Number
  3. D.O.B.

We'll be in contact within 48 hours after you make your booking to collect further information prior to confirming your space on the course.

If you are booking with less than 3 working days notice from the course start date please ring 0845 605 0006 to confirm this course.

This course will give delegates a CPCS Red Trained Operator card (on successful completion of CPCS Technical Tests). Trained Operator Card (RED) The Trained Operator Card confirms a level of core skills, knowledge and understanding that can be applied in the workplace until measured as competent against national standards. Experienced and able operators may...

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