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Prepare to perform — Bobcat training resources

The first priority for any Bobcat compact equipment and attachment operator should be safety

A properly trained Bobcat® compact equipment operator is likely to be more productive. A customer who rents a machine is less likely to damage it if he or she understands the safety requirements and how to correctly operate it. In both cases, Bobcat Company offers a variety of helpful training and safety resources for compact equipment operators and renters.

Training and safety materials

Training and safety materials

Training and safety materials

Bobcat training and safety materials vary by machine or attachment, but they may include the following:

  • • Operator’s handbooks
  • • Operation and Maintenance manuals
  • • Safety signs and decals
  • • Safety videos
  • • Operator training courses
  • • Service safety training courses
  • • Rent-It Safely brochures
  • • Rental condition and delivery reports
  • • AEM safety manuals

These training resources are prepared by product experts at Bobcat to make sure operators understand every aspect of their equipment.

Operator training course kits

Operator training course kits

Operator training course kits

Bobcat operator training course kits are available through your local dealer or for purchase online via the Bobcat Store. They include:

  • • Skid-steer loaders
  • • Excavators
  • • Toolcat™ utility work machines
  • • Compact tractors
  • • VersaHandler® telescopic tool carriers (telehandlers)
  • • Loader backhoes
  • • Loader radio remote control system
  • • Backhoe attachments
  • • Planer attachments

Additionally, a maintenance DVD is available for Bobcat forestry cutter attachments

The video portions of these kits are available on DVD. Many of the kits are available in English and Spanish, and each kit includes course handbooks and an administrator’s guide. An operator training kit flyer is available online for download. Visit to download the order form (PDF) and review a list of available training course kits and safety videos with part numbers that you can order from your local Bobcat dealer.

Safety videos

Safety videos for all Bobcat products (excluding attachments) are available in both English and Spanish on a single DVD. They can be viewed for free online at The videos are approximately 15 minutes and will help make sure operators and renters understand basic safe operation and maintenance of Bobcat compact equipment.