Wheel Loader Certification

Whether its a bucket, forks, scoop or pipe clamp, this course takes participants through the many particular operating characteristics of their wheel loader from it’s unique articulating steering ability to the many attachments that are associated with front end loaders. Our on site wheel loader training course covers the core fundamentals of operating a front end loader and will make participants comfortable and confident with the features and functions of their unit. Finally each participant will have to complete an operational test to acquire their wheel loader certification.

Course Outline

This course covers all apsects of the safe operation of wheel loaders and their respective attachments. Upon completion, each participant will have a deep understanding of their loader and its unique operating characteristics.

Topics Covered

  • OHS Regulations
  • Wheel Loader Fundamentals
  • Loader Stability / Principles of Balance
  • Proper Load Handling
  • Wheel Loader Attachments
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Proper Fueling Procedures


  • 8:00am Class Starts
    (Unless otherwise requested)
  • 8:00 - 11:30 Loader Theory
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Theory Test
  • 12:00 Lunch break.
  • 1:00 - 2:30 Practical Examination
    Experienced Operators
  • 2:30 - Practical Examination
    Novice Operators

All AFSC programs, including content and structure, meet or exceed all existing regulations and standards, including OSHA 29 (CFR 1910.178), Canada Labour Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-2, plus Part II), Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009, Canadian Safety and Health Regulations (SOR/86-304), WCB Alberta, CSA (B335-04) ANSI/ITSDF B56.1-2012