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Master Overhead Crane Technician

4 Days
Crane Technician
Qualification Available
3.2 CEUs
The focus of this course is advanced circuit diagnosis and troubleshooting.

This fast-paced course will only briefly cover crane electronics, motor design, and VFD construction. The focus of this training is advanced circuit diagnosis and troubleshooting. We will provide the technician with enhanced diagnostic skills and the ability to be efficient in overhead crane maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting. Hands-on exercises and labs with various pieces of equipment including pendants, drives, magnetic contactors, remote control systems, encoders, 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.



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Master Overhead Crane Technician

Learning Objectives

  • Magnetic circuits including pendant and remote system integration, limit switches, wound rotor, eddy current brake, interlocking circuits and more
  • Design controls for single phase and three phase motors
  • Isolation and testing of control circuits
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis of magnetic and VFD circuits
  • VFD fault codes
  • Faulty drive and encoder diagnosis
  • Isolation and testing of brake issues
  • Adjusting and repair of brakes
  • Schematics
  • 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
Upon Completion

Each student that completes the full 3-day course will receive 2.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Once the exams are successfully completed, the student will receive a certification.

Written and practical exams are administered to test the student’s knowledge and comprehension of the material presented. Participants who successfully pass the exams are issued a two-year Level II Overhead Crane Technician Certification.

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Master Overhead Crane Technician

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.
Day 3 - Primarily hands-on sessions with additional classroom time.
Day 4 - Written and Practical Exams are administered.

Overhead Crane Technician


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