Folding Boom Operator Certification Course

Program status: Currently Accepting Applications

This Level A – Folding Boom 22 Tonnes and Under Certification Course takes 8 days to complete. After the course, and becoming certified you are fully prepared to be a competent folding crane operator on any job-site.

Taught by an accomplished Red Seal crane instructor and Rigger Certifier, the 22 Tonne & Under Folding Boom Crane Operator Certification training program combines in-class content with practical experience. Students receive classroom theory and hands on practical training including calculating load weights, finding load center of gravity, rigging loads and making actual crane lifts as the cranes operator. The goal of this training program is to equip you for a safe career as a knowledgeable and confident folding crane operator.

Tuition and fees

$15,950.00 + gst (includes all assessment, certification fees and manual)

Course Outline

  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Crane Set-up and hazard assessment
  • Level 1 Rigging Certification Course
  • Load charts
  • Radio communications and hand signals
  • Folding boom orientation including setup, load lifting, load control and demobilization
  • WorksafeBC Regulations, ASME Codes and CSA Standards
  • Written lift plans for critical lifts
  • Equipment logbook

Assessment

Assessment is completed by a Fulford Certification assessor, who determines if you pass or fail. After you are certified as a folding boom 22 Tonne & under crane operator, you may begin your career with no operating restrictions.

Bonus Item: If you want to take the next step and operate hydraulic cranes, you may submit an application to the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and register as an apprentice for your crane type.

Entrance requirements

  • Minimum grade 10 education
  • Good reading comprehension
  • Fluent English

Training At Our Location

This Training Course is scheduled on demand. Classes run for three (3) days and seven (7) hours per day running from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm (with 30 minutes for lunch) from Monday to Friday at Bigfoot Crane Company, 2170 Carpenter Street in Abbotsford B.C.

Training at Your Location

Bigfoot Crane Academy can provide custom training at your location. Maximum number of students for on-site theory and practical training is six (6) employees per session.

Why get your certification training from Bigfoot Crane Company?

The Bigfoot training program is carefully designed to prepare graduates for excellence in their field. Our course is one of the best in the country, thanks to our thorough dedication to detail and protocol.

By the end of this training course, the candidate will be fully equipped to fulfill the set standards of the exam and certification process.

Call the Academy – (604) 626-2568

Schedule a Class

Click here to download our program outline. 

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Bigfoot Crane Company
2170 Carpenter Street
Abbotsford, BC V2T 6B4

Toll free: 1-877-852-2192
Local: (604) 854-3218
Fax: (604) 854-5716
Email: [email protected]


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