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Online Skid Steer Training

Skid steers (also known as track loaders based on tire type) are used in a variety of sites and applications. Due to their utility and power, it’s important that operators are trained in safe and effective operation. That’s why Leavitt Machinery offers a comprehensive online skid steer training program. This course gives operators the knowledge they need for safe operating techniques and hazard awareness. By completing this online track loader course, operators will be able to reduce the risk of incidents, injury, and property damage. The contents of this course comply with CSA Standard B335, SAE J1388-2013, and 29 CFE 1926.20-21. For more information on our online skid steer training, contact our team today!

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Online Track Loader Course Topics

  • Safe operator characteristics.
  • Skid steer/track loader laws and regulations.
  • Components, attachments, and safety devices.
  • Work site hazards.
  • Walk-around inspections.
  • Machine start-up procedures.
  • Skid steer travelling procedures.
  • Safely loading buckets.
  • Levelling materials.
  • Tip overs.
  • Shutdown and parking procedures.
  • Basic maintenance techniques.

Online Skid Steer Training Duration

This online track loader course requires approximately 1.5 – 2 hours to complete. As an online course, users can start, pause, and resume the content as required.

Testing and Completion

Assessment is conducted throughout this online skid steer training to reinforce the knowledge presented. Users will be given up to three attempts to achieve a score of at least 80% or higher. Upon passing this test, a certificate of completion will be made available for download and print. Please note that some jurisdictions may require additional practical evaluation to award full certification.

Leavitt Machinery offers over 100 in-depth online, in-class, and blended learning options for all operations. Whether you’re looking for in-class forklift operator training, online flagging training, or other training solutions, we can help. Our team will work with you to deliver a tailored training solution that meets your budget, needs, and schedule. View our course calendar or browse our online course catalog today to find the perfect course for your needs.

Select courses are also available with multiple language options. Take a look at the full list of courses we have available for Canada (English, Spanish, French) and the USA ( English, Spanish, French)!

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