Skid Steer Licence Course
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The Skid Steer Licence Course is designed to show the basic safety and theory fundamentals required for the safe operation of skid steer loaders (also commonly referred to as "Bobcats"). The course is competency based, and successful applicants who attain the necessary competence will be eligible to apply for the issue of a Qualification Card (Licence). The course is aligned to the Competency Standards contained within National Training Packages.
Topics covered in this course will include:
- Planning and preparing for work, including identifying site hazards, controlling risks and interpreting work plans/documents.
- Selecting and inspecting plant, equipment and PPE.
- Safely carrying out work using a skid steer loader, in a way that meets Work Health and Safety requirements.
- Inspect, maintain and secure the plant when work is completed.
- Finalise the job and complete workplace documents.
This course may include some or all of the following delivery modes: classroom, online/eLearning, workplace or blended options.
Assessment requires a reasonable command of English and basic numeracy skills.
There are no pre-requisite qualifications for this course.
Assessment activities must all be conducted whilst communicating in English, and interpreters are not allowed to be used. Students require a reasonable command of English and basic numeracy skills to complete the assessment tool for this course. Only minor adjustments for personal or workplace reasons are allowed.
Hearing impaired persons may use sign language to communicate via an interpreter (only when approved by the Regulator).
The course may involve some manual handling, climbing, lifting, carrying, and height work. It must be clearly understood that some disabilities may preclude a student from participating safely, and this may restrict entry to the course. For details and alternatives, please refer to AITAC administrator for advice.
While we will make every effort to cater to the specific needs of students, decisions relating to safety are not subject to negotiation.
This course may involve working in a warehouse, construction or outdoor environment, and performing work in an industrial setting. Students are therefore required to wear suitable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during training.
When attending the course, students must bring/wear:
- Fully enclosed shoes or boots (steel-capped safety shoes recommended)
- Drill shirt and pants (full cover – ankle to wrist)
We will provide hi-vis vests, books, pens, tools and other resources needed for the course.
Students who do not have the appropriate PPE will not be permitted to participate in the practical component of the course and may have to be rescheduled at another available time. This may incur additional fees (please refer to the Student Handbook for specific fee details).
Training which takes place in the workplace under supervision may require different or additional PPE dependent upon the site rules and procedures. If this is the case, requirements should be discussed with your employer/supervisor.
The duration of this course is 2 days. Study may also include pre-course learning activities.
The course is delivered at 9 Snyder Crt, Tullamarine VIC, or can be delivered at other suitable workplaces by arrangement.
On successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment with the relevant Units of Competency.
You will be issued a Skid Steer Loader qualification card (licence) by AITAC Pty Ltd (TOID 3591).
The standard price for this course is $500.00
Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and are inclusive. There are no other fees or charges.
* All prices are indicative and may change dependent on participant experience, number of applicants, locations etc. Please call to discuss accurate pricing for your circumstance. **For information about fees, refunds, transfers and other related information please click HERE
This short course module may include the following Units of Competency, which form part of a full certificate qualification. For more information, or customisation options, please call us on 1800 622 010
RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS procedures
RIIMPO335D Conduct skid steer loader operations without attachments
RIIMPO318D Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
RIIMPO334D Conduct skid steer loader operations with attachments
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AITAC RTO (ID 3591) is responsible for quality of training and assessment, compliance with ASQA Standards for RTO’s, and the issuance of AQF Certification documentation (SOA and qualifications).
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