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SAFE OPERATION OF OVERHEAD CRANES - This course can be taken on its own but it is recommended to have : FUNDAMENTALS OF RIGGING.

Programs are designed to be provided at your location anywhere in Western Canada.



WorkSafe BC requires employers to verify the competency of their overhead crane operators via records relating to the competency assessment and the qualifications of the operator. MATTERHORN offers on-site overhead crane operator training and certification services.


Course is designed to be taught at our location or yours for anyone currently or wanting to operate all makes of overhead cranes.


Course includes all basic overhead crane knowledge and practical skills including:


  • Common Overhead Crane Accidents                     

  • Cranes Types & Components

  • Overhead Crane Regulations                                    

  • Hand Signals

  • Pre-Operational Inspections & Procedures              

  • Overhead Crane Operation

  •  Shut Down Procedures



  1. Overhead Crane Operator Manual

  2. Lift Planning Guide

  3. Overhead Crane Operator Fundamentals Certificate of Completion wallet card (no photo) – valid for 3 years


How long is this course?  8 hours (1 day)

Is it all classroom or does it include a practical?   Classroom + Practical

This can only be taken at your location.

What is the minimum & maximum class size?   No minimum, 10 maximum

How long is my certificate valid for?    3 years

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

“This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program”.

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