This course is intended for operators, with or without experience, whose task is to safely operate a mini loader.  The course complies with the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety (ROHS) and articles 49 and 51 of the Act respecting occupational health and safety (A0HS) administered by the CSST. Multitraining SST Inc. is accredited as a training body by the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail for the application of the Act to promote the development and recognition of skills of the labor force (registration number 0058371).


  • Theory  – 4 hours
  • Practical assessment  –  approximately 30 minutes per participant


  • Operators with or without experience
  • Administrators
  • Members of the health and safety committee


  • Raise awareness of the hazards inherent to the use of mini loaders
  • Adopt safe work practices


  • Theory on PowerPoint presentation
  • Theoretical exam based on understanding
  • Practical assessment of operators


  • Review of laws and regulations
  • Types of loaders
  • Inspection
  • Safety rules
  • Handling and operation
  • Identify hazards and risks
  • Multiple choice theoretical exam


Assessment of the workers skills in regards to:

  • Pre-start inspection
  • Start up and movement with and without a load
  • Safe handling of loads (respect the centre of gravity of the load, etc.)
  • Safe parking
  • Identify the hazardous areas specific to the workplace

Following the training session and subject to the successful passing of the theoretical and practical exams, participants will receive a certificate of training and a competency card attesting their skills to operate the type of bobcat or mini loader they will be driving.