Crane Operations Specialist

TCIA’s Tree Care Academy Crane Operations Specialist course is designed to build the basic competencies of crane operation for all members of the crew including the crane operator, arborist-in-charge, climber or lift operator, signal person and ground person.

Crane Operations Specialist manual

The course covers:

  • Job site safety
  • Proximity to electricity
  • Safe lifting procedures
  • Assessing and overcoming poor ground conditions
  • Slings, fittings and connections
  • Rigging and hoisting

The Crane Operations Specialist training program manual is available in English and Spanish.

Benefits for Employees

Completion of this training program helps introduce you to a career working with and around cranes at the job site and gives you a portable credential.

Benefits for Employers

This program will help you verify – according to OSHA and ANSI Z133.1 guidelines – that employees on the ground, aloft and operating the crane understand basic safety concepts required to work around and/or operate a crane at the job site.

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Crane Operations Specialist Enrollment

$36.99 for TCIA members ($57.99 non-members). Fee includes the program manual.

The fee also includes:

  • Online Test Registration
  • Transcript storage in TCIA database
  • Patch, and certificate upon completion

Completion of this program qualifies for 4.5 ISA CEUs / 4.5 CTSP CEUs.

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