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Crews Crane Training International is now a part of the Carlton Group.

Overhead Crane & Hoist Operator (Train the Trainer)

(Pendant / Remote / Cab) (Course # OPTNT-201)

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This course includes all materials covered in the Overhead Crane and Hoist Operator class.  In addition, classroom time will be spent learning the teaching responsibilities for each course section. Special attention will be given so the Trainer will be able to demonstrate the proper approach and delivery of voice deflection, eye contact, gestures, and attitude towards learning. 

Standard course length is 8-12 hours.

Classroom Training Topics Covered:  

  • Crane & Hoist Terminology and Definitions
  • OSHA, CMAA, and ASME Standards and Regulations
  • Do’s & Don’ts for Cranes & Hoists
  • OSHA Required Inspections
  • Record-Keeping Requirements & Regulations
  • Daily Operator Checklist
  • Discussion of Damaged Items
  • Crane Signals
  • Effects of Angle on rated loads
  • Sling Inspection Procedures/Care & Maintenance
  • Sling Required Documentation
  • Training tips and techniques
  • Course development
  • Questions & Answers
  • Written Test


Each student will receive a Train the Trainer Handbook that includes:

  • Crane Operator Manual
  • Rigging Manual/Charts
  • Daily Operator Checklist Forms
  • Sling Card
  • Recommended Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Electronic copy of various training materials

Note: Students will receive a Training Certificate upon completion & review of test.

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