Skid Steer

Course Duration
Days: 1 – 5 (last day for CPCS testing)


Attendees
1 – 4


Course Objectives
By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Carry out pre-start inspection.
  • Operate safely under varying site conditions.
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine service.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ manual and instructions and accepted good practice.


Course Summary

  • Introduction to machine
  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Pre-start inspections/maintenance
  • General driving (including inclines)
  • Vehicle loading
  • Use of 4 in 1 bucket (if applicable)
  • Controls and instruments
  • Excavating from bank/stockpile
  • Daily and routine maintenance
  • Cleaning of working area
  • Stockpiling and levelling
  • Stockpiling and forming ramps


Certification
CPCS Red Trained Operator Card – Valid for 2 years (non renewable).
Luddon Construction Ltd Theory and Practical Certificate for in-house courses.


Refresher Period
The CPCS Trained Operator Card is not renewable (see follow-on courses below).
Skid Steer Refresher Course after 3 years for in-house courses.


Any Other Relevant Information
Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Testing is carried out to CPCS standards by CPCS Approved Testers. CPCS testing consists of passing a Health, Safety and Environment test, then a CPCS Theory Test followed by a CPCS Practical Test. All tests may be monitored by CPCS.


Recommended Follow-On Courses
CPCS require that a Vocational Qualification (VQ) in Plant Operations (level 2) on Skid Steer Loader is achieved within 2 years of gaining a CPCS Trained Operator Card. A CPCS Competent Operator Card, for this category, can be applied for upon achievement of the relevant VQ. The CPCS Competent Operator Card is valid for 5 years and is renewable.

 

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