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Skid Steer Loader Training

Course Location: SSM and on-site
Course Duration: 6 – 8 hours
Course Fee: $269 per person / $2059 group rate
Class Size: Up to 12
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing 

Course Description

Skid steer loaders fall under Part 22 of the Manitoba Safety Regulations and have similar hazards as operating a forklift; therefore, training skid steer operators correctly is an essential component to any company who require the use of a skid steer loader.

SSM’s Skid Steer Loader Training course provides students with the most current legislative and industry best practice information regarding powered mobile equipment.

This course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Skid steer loader hazards and controls
  • Operator qualifications and responsibilities
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Skid steer loader components
  • Refueling
  • Attachments
  • Pre-operational inspections

Practical Evaluation

Participants will each drive the skid steer loader through a course set up by the instructor to test driving and load handling abilities.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act
Further duties of employer

4(2) without limiting the generality of an employer’s duty under subsection (1), every employer shall

(b) provide to all his workers such information, instruction, training, supervision and facilities to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety, health and welfare at work of all his workers;

(c) ensure that all his workers, and particularly his supervisors, foremen, charge hands or similar persons, are acquainted with any safety or Health hazards which may be encountered by the workers in the course of their service, and that workers are familiar with the use of all devices or equipment provided for their protection.

What our students are saying

  • “Learnt how easily this machine can tip when not operated properly.”
  • “This machine has power, be aware of obstacles and surroundings.”
  • “I have a better knowledge of safe operation of this machine.”
  • “[Instructor was] very good at answering questions and added interesting and relevant stories of past experience.”
  • “[Instructor had] expert knowledge.”
  • “My associates will be attending in the future.”