Train-the-Trainer Overhead Crane Operator & Rigger/Signalperson
Train-the-Trainer Overhead Crane Operator & Rigger/Signalperson

Train-the-Trainer Overhead Crane Operator & Rigger/Signalperson

Our Overhead Crane Operator is one of our most popular training programs. It covers everything your operators need to know to safely operate the different types of overhead cranes. Since most overhead cranes are operated from the floor and their job includes rigging the load, we rely heavily on our acclaimed Rigging handbook. This program is easy to facilitate and will make learning very enjoyable for your students.

We also include one FREE use of our complete program online, which includes over 200 slides and videos–a $99 value! For exclusive discounts on additional Training Materials click here!

4 days | $1840
FREE CIA Trainer Certification
FREE CIA Operator Qualification
FREE CIA Rigger/Signalperson Qualification


  • Cab/Pulpit Operated
  • Pendant Operated
  • Remote Control Operated


  • Types, components and terminology
  • Causes and results of overhead crane accidents
  • Inspector’s role in reducing crane accidents and liability
  • OSHA and ASME pre-operational inspection requirements
  • The three levels of inspection
  • Inspection procedures and techniques
  • Recognizing and understanding the differences between deficiencies and safety hazards
  • Correct way to write pre-operational inspection reports that provide the proper documentation
  • Items to be inspected before the crane is used
  • Safe operating practices and procedures
  • Hand and voice signals
  • Hoisting personnel
  • Basic rigging procedures

Requirements for Trainer Certification

  • Complete the Crane Institute of America Overhead Crane Train-the-Trainer training program
  • Pass written examinations


You will receive

  • Rigging Handbook
  • Overhead Crane Operator Train-the-Trainer Workbook
  • OSHA and ASME Standards
  • Pre-Operational Inspection checklists
  • Hand Signal Card
  • Rigger’s Capacity Card
  • Crane Safety Poster
  • Hand Signal Poster
  • Certificate of Training
  • Discounts on Training Materials
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