backhoe operator training- front end loader training- Total Equipment Training


To ensure the safe operation of frontend loaders and backhoes, all operators must be a qualified and competent operator. A qualified backhoe/frontend operator understands the instructions supplied by the manufacturer, has training on the actual operation of the piece of equipment, and an understanding of the safety rules and regulations for the job at hand.

Frontend Loader and Backhoe Training to Meet OSHA Requirements

Total Equipment Training offers a comprehensive site-specific operator program for frontend and backhoe loader operators. Our frontend loader and backhoe training is tailored to meet your organization and employee’s needs. Training consists of classroom and practical hands-on training. Operators will take both a written and practical evaluation to evidence their competency and provide companies with the written documentation of training required by OSHA- Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard 29 CFR 1926.

Frontend Loader & Backhoe Training

Program Outline

Program Highlights

  • Pre-use Inspection
  • Safety Requirements
  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Basic Principles of Power Unit and Systems
  • Basic Construction and Use
  • Correct Operating Procedures for Each Type of Unit
  • Loading On/Off
  • Post Use Inspection
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Operational Checks
  • Engine and Hydraulic Controls
  • Traveling Principles
  • Controls and Preparation for Travel
  • Forward and Reverse Motion
  • Stockpiling, Truck Loading, Etc.
  • Making Load Secure on a Transporter
  • Shut Down

Written Test

  • Walk Around Inspection
  • Operational Features
  • Driving
  • Hands-on Performance Test
  • PPE
  • Operational Checks
  • Securing the Machine
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Interested in Backhoe/Frontend Loader Training at Your Site?

If you are interested in Backhoe/Frontend Loader Training or Refresher Courses for your employees, contact us today or give us a call at (610) 321-2679 today!