NCCER Mobile Crane Operator Training

Overview

This NCCER and ANSI accredited Mobile Crane Operator Course is an excellent program for beginners and experienced operators alike. It's also a great opportunity for supervisors, safety personnel, and others to experience what it feels like to operate a real crane.

The hands-on portion covers the fundamentals of crane operation with emphasis on how to control the load, pre-operational inspection, setup and safety devices.

In order to be eligible trainees are required to meet the following requirements:

  • ASME B30.5 physical qualifications for crane operators

*  Please ensure you read the course outline for your chosen date & location before placing your booking. These can vary for each training centre.  *

Objectives

Students will take part in various exercises and hands-on activities designed to give them an understanding of how to operate a mobile crane.

Agenda

The Mobile Crane Operator Course will cover the following topics:

  • OSHA & ASME crane standards
  • Crane set up and safety procedures for crane work, rigging and site
  • Recognize different makes of mobile crane, uses, components and factors affecting lift capacity
  • How to identify site and environmental hazards
  • Use basic instrumentation, gauges and safety devices
  • Identify different applications for rigging hardware and equipment
  • Work with load charts and practice calculations for a variety of configurations
  • Practice proper set-up and shut-down of a crane
  • Understand physical requirements, duties and responsibilities of mobile crane operators
  • Study working near power lines

Assessment

In order to successfully obtain the nationally accredited NCCER crane operator certification, recognized by OSHA, students must meet certification requirements and demonstrate the required skill in a multi step written and practical examination.

Who Should Attend?

This course has been designed for personnel associated with mobile crane operations such as supervisors, maintenance personnel, inspectors, and operators.

Accreditation

National Center for Construction Education & Research

Prerequisites

*  Please read the course outline before placing your booking. These can vary for each training centre.  * This course will require delegates to meet the below requirements: ASME B30.5 physical qualifications for crane operators
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FAQs
  • How will I know what to bring to the course?

    All trainees will receive "Course Joining Instructions" via email 7 to 10 days prior to the course start date.  This email will contain all pertinent information about the course and any requirements for the training.