Ag Training Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat) Training Course in Toowoomba and Darling Downs

Unit of Competency RIIMPO318E Conduct civil construction skid steer operations (LS)


Definition of a front end loader – skid steer (bobcat) type

The definition of a front end loader (skid steer type)means a self-propelled crawler or wheeled machine in which steering is accomplished by skidding or reversing the track or wheels on one side of the machine.

It also has an integral front mounted bucket supporting structure and linage, which loads or excavates through forward motion of the machine and lifts transports and discharges material.


Whether you have previous experience or not on a Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat), Ag Training trainers work with you to deliver the best possible result.

Units/Aspects Covered:

This unit covers the conducting skid steer operations in the civil construction industry and includes:

  • planning and preparing
  • conducting machine pre-operational checks
  • operating skid steer
  • lifting, carrying and placing materials
  • selecting, removing and fitting attachments
  • relocating the skid steer
  • carrying out machine operator maintenance
  • cleaning up.

Ag Training come to you

This involves going to your workplace and conducting an induction on the Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat), issuing training logbook and learners guide.

Trainees will be required to :

  • log sufficient workplace training on a skid steer under a competent ticket supervisor
  • Study their learners guide.



Ag Training return to the workplace and conduct the theory (open book assessment) and practical assessment on the Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat).



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