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SSRII0011

Skid Steer Loader Operations Skill Set

Learn how to prepare to use a skid steer (Bobcat).

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Cairns Starts anytime Duration: 2 days
STUDY LOCATIONS Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$50
Full Fee
$595

Course overview

Get invaluable skills with this two-day short course. Learn how to prepare to use a skid steer (Bobcat) as well as operate the machine in a variety of ways, including tripping / spreading topsoil and materials, lifting, loading vehicles, excavations, mixing materials; selecting, removing and fitting attachments; relocating the skid steer loaders; carrying out machine operator maintenance; and cleaning up.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Short Course and Apprentice Advance Plus programs - this unit is subsidised under one of these programs. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

Industry relevant teachers

Our teaching staff are at the top of their game and are still heavily involved in the industry. This means you're being taught by people who know what employers are looking for and where the sector is headed.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this unit of skill requires you to complete the unit listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • RIIMPO318F
    Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
    UNIT CODE :
    RIIMPO318F
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required operate a skid steer loader to load, haul and distribute materials.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
2 days
Full time 8 hours per day
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $50
  • Full fee: $595
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
Anytime
2 days
Full time 8 hours per day
Classroom
  • CSQ funded: $50
  • Full fee: $595

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Skid Steer Loader Operations Skill Set (SSRII0011)

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Skid Steer Loader Operations Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSRII0011
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

This program is funded by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ), there are a number of requirements that need to be met to access this funding. CSQ funded and subsidised courses are for existing, and eligible workers in the building and construction industry.

 

Resources required

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Broad brimmed hat for all outdoor activities
  • Steel capped safety boots are required while engaged in work activities and while students are in designated areas of TAFE
  • Long sleeved shirts are highly recommended * Singlet tops are not allowed.
  • A calculator, pens (preferably blue and black ink), pencils, eraser, whiteout (optional) and/or ruler
  • Ring binder folder/s and plastic sleeves or other types of folders to store own workbooks and other work material
Need to know

Participants with previous machinery experience will be given a challenge test and may complete in a shorter time with training delivered at the Trade Training Centre.  Other sites are available by negotiation.  Workshops are run on demand and require a minimum number of participants.  Workshops can be tailored to suit industry groups.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online.