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Wheel Loader

Please Note: To better serve you, our Powered Mobile Equipment curriculum is being redeveloped into a Blended Learning Model which will combine online training with on-location operator evaluations. This transition requires a temporary interruption (approx. 4 months) of the delivery of our Power Mobile Equipment Operator and Trainer level courses. We apologize for any inconvenience to you and your organization.

A Loader is a heavy equipment machine used to move or load various materials  A Loader may be referred to as a Front End Loader, Pay Loader, Wheel Loader or Bucket Loader to name a few.  All operators require theory and practical training to keep the operator and co-workers safe in work situations.

Course Description:

This course is designed to introduce new or existing operators to best practices for safe operation of a Loader. Operators will learn to apply these theories in a controlled environment while under the supervision of an experienced instructor. This course serves as an excellent review for experienced operators.

Topics Covered:

  • Legislation and regulations
  • Principals of a loader
  • Operation of a loader
  • Controls and safety features
  • Mounting and dismounting
  • Pre-shift inspections
  • Site inspections
  • Working with a bucket, forks and other attachments (If applicable)
  • Transporting a loader

Commonly the course runs a full 2 days, however this can vary based on the number of students, type of machine, and the experience of the operators.  Provincial Legislation requires that students receive a minimum 16 hours of training in Saskatchewan. We are also happy to help federally regulated organizations meet the requirements of the Canada Labour Code relating to equipment operators.

For more information, contact us at (306) 757-3197 or by email.

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