On-Site Training Nationwide
On-Site Crane Training Courses Nationwide
AP Crane Training offers On-Site Crane Training courses and crane operator certification courses nationwide. We will provide crane training and certification for crane operators in the United States in which will give them leverage for employment.
Depending on the amount of student in each class below is the outline to the weekly schedule:
2 Day Prep Courses; Classroom academic training to prepare for Written Exams.
3rd-day Practical Testing.
4th Day Finish Practical tests (as necessary) and take Written Exam Approx. (4 Hours).
Groups of 5 and under (operators):
1.5-day Prep Courses, 2nd half of 2nd-day practical testing, 3rd-day written exam.
On-Site Practical Crane Training Tests (Practical Set Up)
Company will need to provide:
Training Room (Conducive to the learning environment, minimal distraction, climate controlled, no excessive shop noise.) A Class room type set up.
Crane(s) with required boom length (No Exceptions)
Current Inspection sticker/certificate (No Exceptions)
Material's to set up Practical Test; (5) 55 Gallon Steel Drums (2 of which are open tops, 2 Closed, 1 that can be sealed to hold water).
(5) Sheets of Plywood, high visibility paint etc; List will be provided for Course Set up.
Once the materials are prepared, actual course setup can be done in less than an hour.
On-Site Practical Exam Requirements:
1. No overhead power lines should be within
81' of the crane when setting up for Telescoping Boom under 21-ton exams
120' of the crane when setting up for Telescoping Boom 21 - 75 tons exams
175' of the crane when setting up for Telescoping Boom Over 75 tons exams, Lattice Boom Carrier or Lattice Boom Crawler exams
2. There should be sufficient space available for the practical exam course
A 56' radius for 135 degrees of arc for Telescoping Boom under 21-ton exams.
A 95' radius for 135 degrees of arc for Telescoping Boom 21 - 75 tons exams.
A 145' radius for 135 degrees of arc for Telescoping Boom Over 75 tons exams, Lattice Boom Carrier or Lattice Boom Crawler exams.
3. Entire exam course must be relatively level.
4. The crane(s) being used for the exam must be able to be set up on the ground within 1% of the level grade.
5. The ground under crane and outriggers should be compacted and appropriate floats or pads should be used as needed.
6. Exam course must be located out of sight from welcome and waiting areas.
7. Practical Exams require a Practical Examiner and Practical Exam Proctor. Practical Examiner is the same person conducting Classroom Prep. The Proctor will be assigned by the Client and will follow the processes, (this person cannot be a trainer).
8. Candidate Waiting Area must be
Neat and orderly with adequate seating and lighting
Out of sight from the Practical Exam
Dedicated to candidates waiting for their exams
Set up with designated pre-exam materials
The benefits of onsite crane training courses
Convenient: One of the biggest benefits of onsite crane training is that it is more convenient for workers and employers. Rather than having to travel to a separate training facility, workers can receive training right on the job site where they will be using the equipment. This saves time and reduces the need for transportation and other logistical arrangements.
Customized training: Onsite crane training courses can be customized to meet the specific needs of the workers and the equipment they will be using. This allows the training to be tailored to the specific tasks and situations that workers will encounter on the job, making it more relevant and useful.
Improved safety: Proper crane operation is critical for ensuring the safety of workers and others on the job site. Onsite crane training courses provide workers with the knowledge and skills they need to safely and effectively operate the equipment, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries.
Increased productivity: With the knowledge and skills acquired through onsite crane training, workers are able to work more efficiently and effectively, which can lead to increased productivity and profitability for the company.
Compliance: Many government regulations require workers who operate cranes to receive proper training. Onsite crane training courses can help companies ensure that they are in compliance with these regulations, avoiding potential fines and other penalties.
In conclusion, onsite crane training courses provide many benefits to workers and employers, including improved safety, increased productivity, and compliance with regulations. These courses are an essential component of any safe and effective crane operation program.
Training your crane operators with an onsite instructor can result in significant cost savings for your company in several ways:
- Reduced travel expenses: Onsite training eliminates the need for employees to travel to a training facility, reducing travel costs and minimizing time away from work.
- Customized training: Onsite training programs can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your company, which can result in a more efficient and effective use of resources.
- Improved productivity: Properly trained crane operators can perform their tasks more efficiently, resulting in increased productivity and cost savings for the company.
- Reduced downtime: By training your employees on the equipment they use on a daily basis, you can reduce the need for costly downtime due to equipment malfunctions or operator error.
- Better equipment utilization: Onsite training can help crane operators understand the capabilities and limitations of the equipment they use, leading to better utilization and maintenance of your equipment.
- In addition to cost savings, onsite crane instructor training also helps to improve safety on the job site, increase compliance with industry regulations, and foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
If you're looking to maximize your investment in crane operator training, consider an onsite instructor from a reputable crane training school. Contact us to learn more about our onsite training programs and how we can help you save money and achieve your goals.
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