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14 Neil St, Gladstone QLD 4680

Contact: 07 4978 7887

email: info@gladstonejobskills.com.au

Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations


Course Overview

This unit covers conducting skid steer loader operations in the civil construction industry. It includes:

  • Planning and preparing

  • Conducting machine pre-operational checks

  • Operation of skid steer loader, including stripping/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

  • Cleaning up 


Competency Assessment

It is recommended that participants with experience bring evidence of time spent on the skid steer loader. If you are deemed competent by the Trainer/Assessor at the course you will be issued a statement of attainment. Participants that have had minimal to no experience on a skid steer loader will be required to go on a log book to gain experience prior to assessment as this is a competency based course.


Materials provided

Course Training Manual and support material, log book if applicable.


Protective clothing

Steel cap work boots and appropriate clothing is required for the duration of the course.



2 x 8 hour days for up to 6 people.



14 Neil Street, Gladstone (off Callemondah Drive Behind the Gladstone Airport). 
Follow the signs to classrooms.



  • Participants must be over 18 years of age.

  • Identification such as QLD drivers licence, 18+card or birth certificate will be required.

  • Clear understanding of both the written and verbal English language.


Anyone found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be asked to leave the course.