Bobcat/Skid Steer Training (CPCS A23)

Course introduction

BAM Construction Training’s CPCS A23 Bobcat / Skid Steer training course (3 day foundation) is designed to provide novice and intermediate operators with sufficient skid steer training which will enable them to competently and safely carry out the role as a skid steer operator and pass the CPCS theory/practical assessments.

We also offer a 2 day experienced worker course for candidates who do not require practical training.


Course time 2 days


Course time 3 days





Eligibility Criteria

Before attending this course, candidates must pass the CITB Health and Safety Test for Operatives (OPS) within the past 2 years. We can accommodate this test at our centre for a fee of £60+VAT.

Course Learning Outcomes

We have an average 2022 CPCS pass rate of


Pass Rate

Activity Instructions

Complete all manufacturer’ pre-start and running checks and prepare the excavator for travel

With & without loads, travel up & down a slope and start / stop in both directions. Travel over rough terrain.

Reverse with a load in a straight line (15m) and pass through a restriction (max clearance under 800mm).

Prepare & set the skid steer for the relevant work.

Using materials from the bank, create an upward ramp (length: 1.5x length, width: 1.5x, incline: 18%)

Load materials into a vehicle (minimum 8x bucket full loads).

Clean and tidy the work area.

Park the skid steer and carry out shut-down and securing procedures

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