CPCS A23 Skid Steer Loader

The 3 day CPCS A23 Skid Steer Loader course aims to provide the candidate with thorough practical and theory training of operating a Skid Steer enabling candidates to pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.



About the course

This is a Novice level course:Our Novice level courses are for delegates who have had little or no training on the equipment.

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the skid steer will be able to:

  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and set plant for site travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Configure and set for extraction and loading duties
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources
  • Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps
  • Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
  • Backfill, spread and level ground and materials
  • Carry out plant shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting