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Landscape Loader

Also called a Farm Tractor, this versatile machine can be outfitted with a variety of attachments to meet specific task requirements.  Regardless of the configuration, it is vital that all operators receive thorough training on this piece of equipment in order to maximize their knowledge of the machine’s capabilities and limitations.

Who Should Attend

Any person responsible for operating a landscape loader.

Classroom (only) Topics of Discussion

Approx. 4 hours.

  • Equipment Design & Function
  • Electrical System
  • Hydraulic System
  • Pre-Start Inspections
  • Equipment Warning Devices
  • Controls Review
  • Bucket Operation
  • Loading, Stockpiling, Ramping, Digging and Bulldozing Techniques
  • Power-Train
  • Stability and Centre of Gravity
  • Work Area Clean-up
  • Loader Accessories (i.e. plows)

Practical, Hands-on Activities

  • Pre-Start Inspection
  • Ditching Techniques
  • Spoil Placement
  • Controls Review
  • Post Operation Procedures
  • Clearance Training
  • Bucket Operation
  • Bank Development
  • Loading Trucks

Documentation Provided

Student Book, Test, Operator Training Summary, Certificate of Completion