Overhead Crane Training,
Inspection, and Recertification

Overhead Crane Operator Training, Inspection, and Recertification

This new overhead crane operator course was developed in 2021 by industry experts with over 50 years experience. They have used their experience in training over 40,000 students to develop the most
relevant material required for safe operation of overhead cranes. Realizing that competency of the worker is critical for safe operation, included with successful completion 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

Overhead Crane Operator Training, Inspection, and Recertification Course Topics

This online Overhead Crane Operator course covers the following topics:

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

Universally Compatible

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 75 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided two opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 70% 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.