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The Service Safety Training course trains Bobcat® compact excavator technicians. It reviews how to properly and safely perform regular service and maintenance. It is NOT meant to qualify trainees as skilled or trained service technicians.

Kit Overview

Service safety training course for Bobcat compact excavators (mini excavators).

The kit includes:

  • DVD
  • Five handbooks
  • Five course attendance certificates
  • Administrator’s guide

Course Handbook Sample

Service safety training course for Bobcat compact excavators (mini excavators).

View an excerpt of the compact excavator service safety training course handbook.


The course will teach trainees:

  • The importance of reading and following all instructions and workplace rules.
  • Basic hydraulic fundamentals and proper hydraulic system maintenance and service procedures.
  • The excavator's components and safety features.
  • How the operator controls and steering levers work.
  • How to get on and off the excavator safely.
  • The proper methods for transporting an excavator.
  • The right way to check an excavator's service history and inspect it when it comes in for service.
  • And much more


  1. Introduction
  2. How to Use this Handbook
  3. Learning Objectives
  4. Section One: Recall
    1. Group Exercise One — Understanding Workplace Rules
    2. Group Exercise Three — Bobcat Compact Excavator Visual Inspection
    3. Group Exercise Five — Excavator Operation Skills
    4. Group Exercise Six — Excavator and Worksite Preparation
  5. Section Two: Group Exercise Worksheets
    1. Group Exercise Two — Worksheet One
    2. Group Exercise Four — Worksheet Two
    3. Review/Discussion — Worksheet