Crane Institute of America

Lift Planner

LM-thumbnailYou don’t want to miss this outstanding training program. Following the ASME P30.1 (Planning for Load Handling Activities) you will learn our step-by-step process in developing and implementing a lift plan – starting with the crane, identifying the proper personnel, and selecting the rigging equipment thenĀ ending with moving the load to its location. Lift Planner certification, which provides an additional credential, is available for those that qualify.

Attending our Mobile Crane Operator and/or Rigging/Signalperson Training Programs is recommended before attending this program.

Training: 3 Days / $ 795 Register Now

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

  • CIA Lift Planner Certification Card – $295

Training Locations & Dates:

  • Sanford (Orlando) - July 26 - 28, 2017
  • Sanford (Orlando) - October 25 - 27, 2017

For later scheduled dates click here.

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


    LEARN HOW TO Apply The Following Topics:

  • Selecting the right type and capacity crane
  • Choosing the correct crane configuration
  • Crane setup and location
  • Identifying and eliminating site specifics hazards
  • Determining the correct size matting or blocking
  • Determining operator and rigging crew qualifications
  • Load chart and rigging exercises
  • Developing a standard and critical lift plan

Certification/Qualification Requirements:

Certification Requirements

    Lift Planner

  • Complete a Crane Institute of America Lift Planner training program
  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience developing or assisting in the development of mobile crane lift plans. (A trainee certification will be issued to applicants with less experience).
  • Pass a written examination
  • Possess the physical ability to perform duties required of lift planner.

You Will Receive...

  • Handbook Mobile Cranes
  • Handbook Rigging
  • Lift Planner Workbook
  • Mobile Crane Lift Plan Form
  • Rigger's Capacity Card
  • Certificate of Training