HEP209 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Loader OperatorThe Introduction to Loader Operator course provides entry-level instruction for the operation of both rubber-tired and track-mounted loaders. During classroom instruction participants are introduced to loader types, common configurations, and related attachments. Training provided also covers machine mechanical systems, safe work practices, and operational techniques. During field exercises, participants are provided hands-on opportunities covering standard operational scenarios designed to practice basic functions of the equipment and reinforce safety procedures.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Student must provide:

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

  • Front-End Loader Overview
  • Safety Procedures
  • Operational Procedures
  • Field Applications

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for entry-level front-end loader operators.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 1.60 IACET CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

The TEEX curriculum works well. I was able to take the core classes in construction as well as some electives…and incorporate the information into my job.

— Mark Bruno, Gulfgate Construction
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