The Introduction to Skid-Steer Operator course provides entry-level operators with classroom training designed to help new users become more familiar with operational safety procedures. During training, students are provided an overview of machine mechanical systems, preventive maintenance, safe work practices, and operational techniques. Students completing the course will receive guidance for pre-operational inspections, excavating, loading, grading, and change out options for related attachments.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Student must provide:
- Hard hat
- Steel-toed footwear
- Visibility safety vest
TopicsChanging Attachments +Machine mechanical systems +Operational Techniques for Loading, Excavating, and Grading +Pre-operational inspections +Preventive maintenance +Preventive maintenance of tie-down devices +Safe work practices +Substation safe work practices
- Beginner, intermediate, or advanced heavy equipment operators
- Construction technicians
- Roadway construction technicians
- Road maintenance personnel