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Skidsteer Training

The Skidsteer training course provides participants with a solid understanding of skidsteer loader operations, prioritising safety and efficiency.

Why This Course Is Important

Skidsteer loaders are essential tools for material handling, excavation, and manoeuvring tasks in various industries. Operating a skid steer without proper training can lead to accidents, property damage, and injuries. This course ensures participants understand the complexities of skid steer operation, including safety considerations and proper techniques, to prevent accidents and maximise efficiency.

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is suitable for people who work with or around skid steer loaders, including construction workers, landscaping and grounds maintenance staff, agricultural workers, facility managers and equipment operators. Employers and supervisors responsible for the safety of their workforce and adherence to industry standards in skidsteer loader operations can also benefit from this training.

Course Overview

Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of a range of topics related to operating skidsteer loaders, including:

  • The design, parts, and functions of skidsteer loaders and their applications in different industries.
  • Starting, stopping, manoeuvring, and operating skidsteer loaders safely.
  • Load capacities, proper load positioning, and safe material handling using skidsteer loaders.
  • Risks while using a skidsteer loader and how to apply safety precautions.
  • Routine maintenance requirements, conducting pre-use inspections, and reporting any issues.
  • Techniques for efficient and precise task execution using skidsteer loaders.
  • Responding to emergencies during skidsteer loader operations.

Course requirements

To participate in the training, participants must:

  • Ideally be 18+ years of age
  • Be medically fit to operate machinery
  • Have their own PPE gear (boots, high vis vest)
  • Have a good understanding of English

On successful completion of the training program, participants will receive an JMH certificate and a card valid for three years.

For enquiries or to register for the Skidsteer training course, please get in touch with a member of the JMH team today on +353 (47) 85 525.