Overhead Crane Training, Inspection, and Recertification – Operator

This newly designed Overhead Crane operator training course is designed for new and experienced operators wanting to recertify.

Course Overview

This new overhead crane operator course was developed in 2021 by industry experts with over 50 years of experience. They have used their experience in training over 40,000 students to develop the most relevant material required for the safe operation of overhead cranes after realizing that the competency of the worker is critical for safe operation. Included with successful completion, there are forms that the employer can use to accurately assess their overhead crane operators. On successful completion, the operator will have an accurate understanding of:

  • Overhead Crane Types
  • Common Crane Components
  • Pre-use Inspection Requirements
  • Safe Operation With Pendant Control
  • Safe Operation With Remote Control
  • Hook Position and Centre of Gravity
  • Safe Load Heights and Operator Position
  • Keeping Load Under Control
  • Controlling Load Swing
  • Flipping and Turning Loads
  • Taglines
  • Hazards of Non-Powered Jib Cranes
  • Post Operational Checks
  • Hand Signals
  • Assessing competency of Overhead Crane Operator
  • Overhead Crane Standards

Course Topics

This online Overhead Crane course covers the following topics:

      1. Crane Types
      2. Pre-use Inspections
      3. Operation and Hazards
      4. Operator Evaluation