Skid Steer Training Classes

Operator going though skid steer trainingSkid steers are highly versatile units that are widely used in construction, mining, oil, and agriculture. Due to their power and wide range of functions, operators must be trained in safe and efficient practices. That’s why Leavitt Machinery offers a skid steer certification course for all levels of operators. This program provides aspiring operators with a solid foundation in safety standards, maintenance procedures, and best operating practices.

Our skid steer training consists of classroom-based learning, operational theory, written testing, and hands-on experience. Content is delivered through multimedia presentations, class discussions, and instructor demonstrations. This content is then reinforced through written testing and practical evaluation. To learn more about our skid steer certification course, contact our operator training team.

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Operator training in a skid steer

Skid Steer Certification Topics

  • Safety regulations and standards.
  • Skid steer loader fundamentals.
  • Hazard identification.
  • Preventative maintenance and procedures.
  • Pre-operational inspections.
  • Job site safety analysis.
  • Basic operating procedures.
  • Proper start-up and shutdown procedures.
  • Steering, maneuvering, and control.
  • Safe load handling.
  • Installation and removal of attachments.

Duration: This skid steer training can be completed in less than 1 day. Times may vary based on class size and other factors. Extended course formats are available for novice operators upon request. Ask our operator training team for more information!

Re-Certification: Leavitt Machinery offers re-certification programs for operators that have previously completed skid steer training programs. Contact our team for availability and pricing information.

In-House Instructor: If you’re looking to become a skid steer trainer for your entire operation, consider our in-house instructor program. This course gives participants the tools they need to become an effective and consistent instructor. By choosing this program, operations can save time and money without cutting down on safety.

LNG Approved Training

Leavitt Machinery has been approved as a JFJV training vendor for the LNG pipeline project in Kitimat. The contents of this skid steer training adhere to the safety and performance standards outlined by the project. With over 20 training locations, you’re able to complete our skid steer training throughout British Columbia, not just Kitimat. Contact our team today to learn more about our LNG training solutions and options.

The LNG (liquid natural gas) pipeline project is one of the largest private infrastructure projects in Canadian history. The goal of this historic project is to construct Canada’s first LNG production and exportation facility. It is estimated that 4,500 -7,000 employees will work on the construction of this facility. This project will consist of building liquefication and storage facilities alongside port terminals and the pipeline itself. The LNG project is currently underway and is expected to finish in 2025.