Skid Steer Training | Edmonton | Fort McMurray

A yellow skid steer with the bucket raised

Course Schedules:

Duration: 6 hours

Certificate: Valid 3 years

Skid Steer Operator Training Certification Description:

A skid steer, or skid steer loader, is an adaptable machine that can be used for a wide range of applications and industries. Due to its versatile nature, it is important to make certain that you and your staff are well-versed in how to safely operate a skid steer.

Skid steer safety training and certification is offered at Advantage Learning Solutions for operators of all skill-levels, from a novice to someone in need of recertification. During this course, students will gain a solid understanding of maintenance protocols, best practices in operation of a skid steer, and the safety requirements involved in the operation of a skid steer.

Skid Steer Training is comprised of an audiovisual interactive presentation, group discussions, and practical demonstrations.


Knowledge testing that includes a written exam component and a practical exercise where participants must demonstrate their knowledge and use of a skid steer.

Topics Covered:

  • Discuss how weight distribution affects skid steer loader steering and stability
  • Note the difference between tipping load and rated operating capacity
  • Understand what a hydrostatic transmission is and that the skid steer will react the moment the steer levers are moved
  • Understand the importance of maintenance
  • Identify the controls and functions of a skid steer
  • Safe entry and exit
  • Explanation of the reasons for changing attachments (applications and uses)
  • Understand the fundamentals of safe and efficient maneuvering, traveling, and working with an attachment.

Skid Steer Loader Training Questions & Answers:

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