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Skidsteer - Refresher


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Course Type

Equipment operating.

Course Purpose

  • This course is for a student whom is experienced and competent with operating a Skidsteer.
  • Also known as a "bobcat".

Skill Level

Experienced Operator.

Training Method


Class Size

2 - 10 students.

Training Duration

4 - 8 hours (depending on student's skill and knowledge).

Training Locations

  1. Calgary Region: In-person training at the customer's workplace.
  2. Metro-Vancouver Region: In-person training at the customer's workplace.

Customer Requirements

Customer supplied equipment and load for practical lessons.

Student Requirements

  1. Has a training certificate that is current, or has just expired within 30 days from the expiry date shown on the certificate.
  2. Wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (provided by student):
    1. PPE as per the training location requirements.
    2. Safety boots, hard hat, high visibility vest/jacket/overall.

Training Certification

Digital training card as proof of training, includes hyperlinked class photos and course material. Valid for 3 years.

Bonus for Large Employers (50+ students)

Access to OOSHEW's robust training database (training records from your employees and your subcontractors).

Course Price

  • Private Group Rate: $1,200.00 (4 students) + $250.00 per additional student.
  • Platinum Members: 25% discount.
  • Additional Fees: Out of town travel expenses when applicable.

Course Outline


  1. Internet based with rich multimedia information, accessible on computer or mobile device (Apple, Android).
  2. Start by setting up a free account Click Here to Get the Mobile App

Theory Lessons

  1. Reference to applicable OHS Regulations (Federal, Provincial).
  2. Reference to applicable CSA Standards.
  3. Reference to Ground Disturbance.
  4. Operator responsibilities.

Practical Lessons

  1. Inspecting the Skidsteer and surrounding work area.
  2. Safe load securement (when using pallet forks).
  3. Safe grading practices (when using shovel).
  4. Operating the Skidsteer and communicating with a spotter.
  5. Attaching and removing lifting accessories.
  6. Fuelling the equipment (diesel, gasoline).