Skid Steer Loader

Become a skilled and safe skid steer loader operator

Skid Steer Loader

This content developer is recognized by the International
Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) - Optional virtual
proctoring is available

Skid Steer Loader

Online Training Course

What are Skid Steer Loaders?

Skid steer loaders are one of the most recognizable pieces of equipment in the industry. Their versatility and small footprint make them an asset, but they can also present a hazard when misused or pushed to their limits.

This online Skid Steer Loader course is designed to teach you how to be a skilled and safe skid steer loader operator. The information in this course covers the basics you need to know regarding inspections, operation, and maintenance. By the end of the course, you’ll take away the techniques and procedures required to reduce the risk of incidents, injuries, and product and property damage.

This course was designed to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in:

  • CSA B335
  • SAE J1388-2013
  • 29 CFR 1926.20 and 21

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Course Overview

Course Overview

After taking this course, you can be confident that you or your employees have the knowledge they need to be safe with Skid steers, and are capable with maintaining, operating, and working with Skid Steers.

The course covers concepts such as these in the following topics:

    ✔ Safe Operator Characteristics

    ✔ Skid Steer Loader Laws And Regulations

    ✔ Components, Attachments, And Safety Devices

    ✔ Work Site Hazards

    ✔ Walk-Around Inspections

    ✔ Machine Start-Up

    ✔ Skid Steer Travel

    ✔ Loading Buckets

    ✔ Leveling Material

    ✔ Tip-Overs

    ✔ Shutdown And Parking

    ✔ Basic Maintenance

The completion time of this course is between 1 and a half, and 2 hours, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80%, and participants earn a 3-year certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring may be available for an additional fee.

Universally Compatible

This Ground Disturbance online course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

I-CAB Approved

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.


Average Completion Time

The average completion time is 1.75 hours. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.

How We Help

At BIS, we take great pride in how we can positively impact others on a global scale. We create engaging online safety modules to ensure the safety of our customers and clients, and tailor the modules to fit our clients' needs. Keeping each other safe is a critical responsibility that makes a large impact on the organizations that we work with. We take pride in our ability to cultivate a positive, safe and healthy work environment.

What We Do

Our organization is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity and innovation, and we stand by our core values: Compassion, Humility, and Integrity. We believe that a positive and supportive work environment is essential for the success of our business and the well-being of our employees. Compassion and Inclusivity is at the core of our culture. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Collaboration is another key element of our culture. We believe that working together as a team, leads to better outcomes and a more fulfilling work experience. We encourage open communication, active listening, and constructive feedback, and we support our employees in sharing ideas and taking ownership of their work. Finally, we embrace innovation as a driving force behind our success.

At BIS, our culture is centered around our commitment to client satisfaction, employee empowerment, and collaborative innovation. We strive to create an environment where everyone can contribute their unique superpowers and perspectives.

Who We Are

We are a growing technology company based out of Sherwood Park, Alberta. We provide a
compliance and learning management software for the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional Our software, BIStrainer, is a cloud-based application which includes tens of thousands of training courses for any user, we can build and modify courses to meet the needs of any field user and we have a state-of-the-art program to help our clients organize their training information and needs.

Our Company was established in 2006 and we now have over 2 million active users and over 1,100 company clients and partners who rely on BIStrainer for their health and safety programs.