The Bobcat® backhoe attachment operator training course imparts rules and practices for safe operation. It is NOT designed to license or certify operators as skilled or factory authorized operators.
The kit includes:
Five course attendance certificates
Course Handbook Sample
View an excerpt of the backhoe attachment operator training course handbook.
After participating in the course, trainees will be able to:
Discuss the importance of reading and following the instructions provided by the machine safety signs, instructional machine signs and Backhoe Operation and Maintenance Manual.
Discuss the importance of properly attaching and removing the backhoe from the loader and the location of the "Attaching and Removing the Backhoe" decal.
Identify the controls and their functions.
Identify the backhoe's components and safety features.
Explain the importance of daily backhoe check-out and periodic maintenance.
Explain how to check out the jobsite before beginning an excavation with a backhoe.
Understand the proper procedure to get on and off the backhoe.
Understand the fundamentals of safely driving a loader with a backhoe attached from one jobsite to the next.
Understand the fundamentals of safely maneuvering and working with a backhoe.
Explain the proper methods for transporting a backhoe.
Introduce Scope and Content
Components and Controls
Working Safely and Efficiently
Driving to Next Jobsite
Group Exercise One - Identify Components
Group Exercise Two - Attaching Backhoe
All procedures through connecting the hydraulic hoses
All procedures through fastening safety chain
Group Exercise Three - Operating Backhoe
Using the controls
Using the stabilizers
Digging a trench
Group Exercise Four - Removing Backhoe
All procedures through releasing backhoe frame lock levers
All procedures through backing loader away from backhoe
Hand Out Attendance Certificates