Mobile Crane Operator

DSC_1550gCrane Tech’s training enables you to learn the critical elements of operation on all types of Mobile Cranes with extensive workshop interaction. Training thoroughly covers cranes regulated by OSHA §1926, §1910, and ASME B30.5.

The Mobile Crane Operator (MCO) class is offered as a 3-day program at all locations, however those wishing to experience the benefits of hands-on learning, with time in the seat of the crane, should attend the 4-day course at our Tampa Training Center.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced Operators
  • Trainees
  • Loss Control/Safety
  • Management
  • Inspectors

Course Topics

  • Crane operational characteristics
  • Frequent and periodic inspections
  • How to read and apply load charts
  • How to use a range diagram
  • Quadrants of operation
  • Reeving and line pull
  • Proper mobile crane set-up
  • Evaluating ground and soil stability
  • Outriggers and pad loading
  • Use of jibs and extensions
  • Stability vs Structural competence
  • Evaluating the load
  • Wire rope types and inspection
  • Accident prevention and root cause
  • How to determine load weight
  • Effects of side loading
  • Power line contact prevention
  • Crane hands signals
  • Personnel lifting
  • OSHA/ASME compliance

Cranes & Equipment Covered

  • Telescopic truck cranes
  • Rough terrain cranes
  • Lattice boom – truck cranes
  • Lattice boom – crawler cranes
  • Carry deck cranes
  • Boom trucks


* Participants wanting Train-the-Trainer status with their free enrollment only pay Train-the-Trainer fees.

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Training Schedule

4-Day Hands-On Course #4003 $1195

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Tampa Nov 29 - Dec 2 Sign Up Now

Special Pricing:

  • • Enroll 2 and 3rd is FREE
  • • 50% Off Refresher Training

3-Day Course #1002 $995

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Special Pricing:

  • • Enroll 2 and 3rd is FREE
  • • 50% Off Refresher Training

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