Learn how to interpret load charts, then apply load calculations to real-life lifts
Crane Load Chart Reading and Calculations
CRANE LOAD CHART READING AND CALCULATIONS
This online Crane Load Chart Reading and Calculations course is designed to teach mobile crane and boom truck operators, riggers, and supervisors alike the importance and function of load charts. Throughout the course, you will learn the theory behind load charts and the information they contain as well as how to practically apply gross capacity, net capacity, and total load calculations to real-life lifts.
CRANE LOAD CHART READING AND CALCULATIONS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- The importance of load charts
- The information found on a load chart
- How to determine gross and net capacities
- How to calculate total load
- How to identify structural and stability values in load capacity charts
- How to identify quadrants of operation from load chart data
This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 4 hours.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.