Welcome to the Crane Institute of America.

We are primarily a training company which provides programs that include qualification and certification for personnel who use cranes and rigging to perform their jobs. We also produce products of the highest quality. Please see our acclaimed handbooks Mobile Cranes, Rigging and Forklifts.

We are known for making learning enjoyable and information simple and easy to understand while maintaining a high level of quality. That is why we are one of the very best training company’s in the country and around the world – The Standard in Crane and Rigging Training. Open enrollment programs are scheduled in cities nationwide, and we can bring any of our training programs to your facility or job site, customized for your personnel and equipment requirements.


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Great teachers, great learning experience, and I’m a better operator now. It was hard work but they made it simple. Thank you C.I.A.

Thomas T. Thomas - Crane Operator
SGL Constructors

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