Front End Loader Plow
A good Front End Loader operator does not necessarily translate into a good plow operator. The addition of another implement changes the operating dynamics of the machine. It is now longer, thereby affecting its turning radius, and it is also wider, which affects clearances. Before setting out for the first time with a plow attachment it is highly recommended that all operators be given formal theoretical and practical training in order to enhance their overall operating skills.
Onsite Training Options
Please contact us if you are interested in onsite training for your team. We will provide you with customized quote to meet your needs.
Who Should Attend
Any person responsible for operating a front end loader plow.
Classroom Topics of Discussion
Approx. 7 hrs.
- Weather & Road Weather
- Pre-Season Preparation
- Anti-Icing & Deicing Techniques
- Due Diligence
- Equipment Operation & Safety
- Attachment Mounting & Set-up
- Pre-Trip Inspection
- Level of Service
- Plowing Techniques
- Unpaved shoulders & Multi-lane Highways
- One-ways, Alleys, Ramps and Dead-ends
- Intersections & Right Turns
- Cul-de-sacs & Traffic Circles
- Forward Plowing
- Upgrades & Steep Downgrades
- Overpass Plowing & Railroad Crossing
- Right Side Obstructions & Stop Sign
- Turning around at an intersection
Practical, Hands-on Activities
- Pre-trip Inspection
- Clearance Training
- In-cab Check Ride
Student Book, Test, Operator Training Summary, Certificate of Completion