3-Week Mobile Crane Operator Training

Training Highlights

  • Length: 3 Weeks
  • Regulations: Meets applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME standards (see below)
  • Offered at CICB's Houston location
  • *Must hold a high school diploma to enroll in this course

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CICB's three-week Mobile Crane Operator training program is designed for beginners to become knowledgeable, certified operators. The first two weeks of this course will discuss the basics of standards, crane components, and regulations for operating safely. There will also be ample time for students to have hands-on practice time and become comfortable with operating mobile cranes. 

The third week of this course will prepare students to take the CCO Mobile Crane Examination, with written and practical examinations administered at the end of the course.

The Mobile Crane Operator Training program starts with the basics of crane operation and moves up from there. This course provides both fundamentals via a classroom learning environment and skills provided on our equipment make this one of our most hands-on courses. Our classes provide emphasis on load charts and calculations. All personnel attending this program will gain significant and useful skills and will leave with a stronger understanding and appreciation of the requirements and responsibilities of Mobile Crane Operators Training they received.

Types of Cranes Covered:

  • Swing Cab Telescopic Cranes
  • Fixed Cab Telescopic Cranes

You will Benefit from Learning About:

  • Operator Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Effective Communications among Lifting Personnel
  • Proper Use of Hand and Voice Signals
  • Applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME Safety Standards
  • Safe, Effective and Efficient Operating Techniques
  • Proper Crane Set-up
  • Evaluating and Applying Site Conditions
  • Dangers of Power Lines
  • Equipment Overload, Shock Loading
  • Two-Blocking
  • Supporting Surface Requirements
  • Load Chart Interpretations and Applications
  • Lift Planning & Verifying the Weight of the Load
  • Load Control
  • Use of Operator Aids
  • Basic Rigging Principles
  • Determining Center of Gravity
  • Sling Selection, Inspection and Sling Angles
  • Wire Rope Construction and Inspection
  • Hitch Selection and Applications
  • Pre-Operation & Post Operation Inspections
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Minimizing the Opportunity for Accidents

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