Career School – Mobile Crane Operator
Level 1 Program
Course Objective/Purpose: The Mobile Crane Operator Level 1 program is considered the first step in a career as a certified crane operator. Students receive classroom instruction on the nomenclature of mobile cranes, controls, capacity limits, safety procedures, lift management and regulation.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify crane parts, identify safety hazards, read and interpret load charts, and understand basic operations of a mobile crane.
When combined with MCOT2 and NCCCO Mobile Crane Preparatory Training, students who successfully pass all seminars/programs will have a thorough knowledge of basic crane operations and the recognized NCCCO’s operator certification required to open doors for potential employment in several industries.
|Main Topics or Lessons|
|Introduction and Course Objectives|
|Crane Operator Requirements and Responsibilities|
|Common Hazards, Power lines, Ground Conditions|
|Job Planning, Crane Set-up & Critical Lifts|
|Inspection and Maintenance|
|Rigging Lab (includes Wire Rope, Knots, Tagline)|
|Terms, Policies, Standards, Regulations|
|Crane Lab (includes 1.5 hours crane practice)|
|Practice Tests and In-Class Study Time|
Subject Hours: 40 course time hours
Prerequisites: High school level basic math and reading/comprehension skills, high school diploma or a GED equivalent.
Subject Description: Introduction to Mobile Crane Operations and function.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion in Mobile Crane Operator Level 1.