About this Course

Course Description:

This Skid Steer training unit (Bobcat Ticket) is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate’s competency in this Skid Steer training unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector’s work operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include evidence that the candidate:

  • locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete civil construction skid steer loader operations that meet all of the required outcomes
  • demonstrates completion of conducting civil construction skid steer loader operations that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on at least two (2) occasion
  • selecting, fitting, testing, using and removing a minimum of one (1) of the following attachments on at least two (2) occasions: multipurpose bucket, forks, dozer blade, backhoe, auger, chain digger, power broom, profiler, tiller/mixer, rotary hoe, hammer, asphalt cutter/saw, concrete cutter/saw, rake.


Public courses run at Kallibr Training (RTO 32365) locations in Sydney and Brisbane.

Private training can be organised and conducted onsite if the following training and assessment requirements are met:

  • A room with access to power, a blank wall for presentation, a projector screen or a large TV, table/s and chairs.
  • Clear flat area for performing Skid steer operations
  • Skid Steer (in serviceable condition with operator’s manual present)

Course Outline

  • Available at Ingleburn, Salisbury
  • Onsite training available
  • Nationally recognised
  • Group discounts available
  • Online booking available

Course Availability & Pricing

Please see our public course dates below. If there are no dates available or you would like to arrange a private course at your site or ours, then please select the ‘Private courses’ button.

Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

  • OHS and legislative obligations
  • Identify work safety requirements
  • Identify work procedures and instructions
  • Plan and prepare for skid steer loader operations
  • Operate skid steer loader
  • Load, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Prepare to relocate the skid steer loader
  • Carry out machine operator maintenance
  • Clean up work area


A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

Further Information

Are you a highly experienced operator?

We run 1-day earthmoving upgrade courses for experienced operators!

  • Duration: 1 day (8 hours)
  • Outcome: Statement of Attainment + a Verification of Competence VOC certificate.
  • Requirements: Students must hold an old OHS certification OR have 500+ hours of operational experience.

See below example of an old OHS certification:

OHS Certification Australia

What is a Skid Steer Ticket?

A Skid Steer Loader (often also known as a Bobcat, which is a type of SSL) is a four-wheeled or tracked machine used to dig/jackhammer, lift and transport goods around a location, such as a construction or mining site. Skid Steer Loaders are often known as ‘bobcats’, which is a popular brand of SSL.

If you’d like to work as a Skid Steer Loader operator, you will need to be able to prove your competency to an employer , who is responsible for your safety at work.

In Australia,the best and easiest way to do this is to obtain your Statement of Attainment in RIIMPO318F – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations. This must be completed through a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) like Kallibr Training.

A Statement of Attainment is a nationally recognised qualification that will be awarded to you after you successfully complete your training course.

Outcomes of Completing a Skid Steer Loader Course

1) Safety

Safety is a crucial focus in this course, you will learn to recognize and understand the dangers of working in a high-risk work environment and how to work in line with the legal requirements of occupational health and safety.

2) Skid Steer Loader Planning & Preparation

During the course, you will learn how to plan and prepare for skid steer loader operations, including how to identify hazards and environmental issues, assess the risks and implement control measures in line with workplace policies. You will also learn to select the required skid steer equipment and confirm it’s suitable for your work activities.

3) Operational

After completing this course, you will have gained the skills and knowledge to operate a skid steer safely, including pre-start checks, shifting loads, and safe working load limits.

Potential Skid Steer Loader Jobs & Sites You Can Work On

Skid steers are commonly fitted with bucket attachments, however, they are very versatile machines and can be fitted with a multitude of attachments, making them suitable for a wide range of job sites. Becoming a qualified SSL operator may make you an eligible candidate for work in the following fields:

– Landscaping

– Demolition

– Farming

– Roadwork and tunneling

– Civil Construction

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

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