Crane Institute of America

Crane Operator Training

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This A+ Program is ideal for operators and other personnel who require a thorough knowledge of the safe operation of mobile cranes. An excellent training program to prepare operators taking CIC accredited & OSHA recognized operator certification exams. CIC Operator Certification Exams available immediately after training.

Training: 3 Days / $ 895 Register Now

Interested in having this program held at your facility? Click here for an On-Site Training Proposal.

  • CIA Operator Qualification Card – FREE

Training Locations & Dates:

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We have arranged for participants to receive discounted hotel rates. When making hotel reservations, please identify yourself as a Crane Institute of America training program attendee.

Equipment Covered:

  • Telescoping Boom Cranes
  • Lattice Boom Cranes
  • Boom Trucks
  • Industrial Cranes


    Learn how to apply the following topics:

  • New OSHA & ASME crane standards
  • Causes & results of crane accidents
  • Types, components & terminology
  • Interpreting load charts
  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Crane Setup
  • Safe operating practices & procedures
  • Hand & voice signals
  • Hoisting personnel
  • Basic rigging procedures

Certification/Qualification Requirements:

Operator Qualification Requirements

  • Complete a Crane Institute of America Mobile Crane Operator training program
  • Pass a physical examination. A CDL physical is acceptable.
  • Pass a written examination.
  • Pass a practical examination if possessing less than 3 years operating experience. (1 year for boom truck operators.)
  • A trainee qualification certificate is available for personnel who do not meet operator experience requirements.

You Will Receive...

  • Mobile Crane Operator workbook
  • Mobile Cranes handbook
  • Rigging handbook
  • OSHA & ASME standards
  • Pre-operational inspection forms for telescoping and lattice boom cranes
  • Riggers capacity card
  • Hand signal card
  • Safety decals
  • Certificate of training
  • Operator qualification card, if applicable