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Overhead Crane Technician-in-Training

3 Days
Crane Technician
Qualification Available
2.4 CEUs
This introductory course will cover the basic aspects of bridge cranes, electronics, and motors.

Overhead Crane Technician-in-Training will lay the foundation and begin building the knowledge and skills of the overhead crane technician. Hands-on exercises and labs with various pieces of equipment including pendants, magnetic contactors, remote control systems, and more are prominent in the course. Time spent on an actual overhead crane is included. Quizzes are administered throughout, as well as a written and practical examination to ensure proper understanding and comprehension. This course meets/exceeds OSHA, ASME, and CMAA standards.

Those starting their respective careers working with and around overhead cranes are ideal candidates for the Overhead Crane Technician-in-Training Level I Course.



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Overhead Crane Technician-in-Training

Learning Objectives

  • Overhead crane components
  • Unified terms and definitions
  • Basics of electricity
  • Electrical components including motors, brakes, transformers, contactors, and more
  • Magnetic circuits including pendant integration, limit switches, and more
  • Applicable Federal, State, and Provincial Regulations and Standards
PPE Information

The following PPE is required for all hands-on sessions at ITI Training Centers:

  • OSHA-approved hard hat*
  • Eye protection*
  • Long pants with no holes or tears
  • Low-heeled work boots or work shoes
  • Full-fingered work gloves*
  • OSHA-approved safety vest*

*ITI Training Centers will make these PPE items available for all enrolled students. Students are responsible for their own appropriate garments and footwear.

Overhead Crane Technician-in-Training Students should bring the following tools with them if possible:

  1. Multimeter
  2. Wire Stripper
  3. Terminal Crimper

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Overhead Crane Technician-in-Training

Daily Training Schedule

Each participant will receive a Overhead Crane Technician Student Workbook, Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Card, Overhead Crane Technician Reference Card

Day 1 - Primarily classroom based sessions with some interactive workshops.
Day 2 -Primarily hands-on sessions with additional classroom time.

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