A Fact Sheet On Getting A Bobcat Course In Melbourne
A bobcat or skidsteer might seem easy to operate, but trust me, a lot of lives can be lost by failure to operate it properly. Which is why getting a bobcat course in Melbourne is an important safety requirement, the completion of which affords you the license to operate one anywhere in the state.
Applicants must be 16 years or older and in possession of a valid ID and accompanying photo. In addition, you’re supposed to buy the relevant clothing attire, like steel boots and reflective gear.
The course expects you to display competency in the following areas:
* Skidsteer familiarisation
* Pre-operational inspection standards
* Digging and Leveling
Most courses prescribe a week long training regimen but it is normal for training to take much less time. However, a lot depends on your ability to grasp concepts quickly.
On completion you will be awarded a certificate, after which you can then commence work as a bobcat operator.