Bobcat/ Skid Steer Training


Bobcat Training Includes

  • Accident Causes & Prevention
  • Care of Equipment
  • Hydraulic Systems & Controls
  • Legal Duties
  • Loader Capacities
  • Loader Stability
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Overload Warning Devices
  • PPE Requirements
  • Pre-Use Safety checks
  • Regulations
  • Responsibilities
  • Safe Operating Practices
  • Weight Estimation

Skid Steer Course Description

Bobcat driver training achieves a nationally recognised qualification, delivering the basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge for operation of Skid Steer Loading Shovels.

Skid Steer Loaders are a machine that traditionally presented unique dangers to the driver compared with other front loaders; the nature of operational technique of this unconventional plant machine demands specialist training.

Bobcat safety training teaches the irregular skidding / dragging maneuverability of this versatile bucket loader. Improve the effectiveness of your staff with professional Skid Steer Loader training that will minimise risk of injury and improve safety to operators and other employees.

Skid Steer operator training is only available delivered on clients premises; the client is required to supply the Skid Steer Loader. Completion of training awards candidates with Skid Steer certification and photo ID card.

Bobcat / Skid Steer  Training is accredited via ITSSAR – Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register

Course Duration

1-day refresher course for an up to 3 experienced operators, already holding a valid certificate  for a particular Bobcat / Skid Steer Training

3-day basic training course for up to 3 novice drivers, with little experience on a particular Bobcat / Skid Steer


As an accredited training organisation we can offer an National  photo ID certificate for no additional cost . This then enables the Trainee to operate any Skid Steer up to a 5000 kg lifting capacity (with permission) anywhere in the UK. Their names and details are kept on a National Operators Registration Scheme Database. The certificate is valid throughout the UK and will be recognised by both employment agencies and perspective employers.

*This is optional, and if employers prefer, we can supply in-house certificates, only allowing the candidates to operate for your company Only .*

All training is  accredited via ITSSAR – Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register