MA Hydraulic License Preparation Classes

The License Preperation courses listed here will prepare you for the Massachusetts Hoisting Exam.

These courses are for those who do not yet have a Hoisting Engineer's license.

Please note that, they do not grant continuing education units (CEU's)

If you currently have your Hoisting Engineer’s License and need to renew it, you will want to register for Continuing Education Courses .


Please call for a quote to train at your facility!


$395

1A-Lattice Boom Crane Test Prep

This course covers crane components, mathematical calculations, inspection parameters, wire rope, standard hand signals and load charts. This course prepares the attendee for successful completion of the 1A Hydraulics Engineers' licenses in MA.

Material covered in this course:
  • Proper crane setup
  • Jobsite safety
  • Crane Component recognition
  • Mathematical load weight and load bearing calculations
  • Crane Inspection Parameters
  • Wire Rope guidelines and inspection
  • Standard Hand Signals
  • Safety standards wisdom
  • Load Chart specifics
  • Safety standards wisdom

Classroom    Online
$395

1B-Telescopic Booms with Running
Rope

This course covers crane components, hydraulic theory, mathematical calculations, inspection parameters, wire rope, standard hand signals and load charts. This course prepares the attendee for successful completion of the Hydraulics Engineers' licenses in MA.
Material covered in this course:
  • Proper crane setup
  • Jobsite safety
  • Crane Component recognition
  • Mathematical load weight and load bearing calculations
  • Crane Inspection Parameters
  • Wire Rope guidelines and inspection
  • Standard Hand Signals
  • Safety standards wisdom
  • Load Chart specifics
  • Safety standards wisdom

                Classroom    Online
$195

1C-Equipment with telescoping
booms w/o wire ropes & forklifts

1C-Equipment with telescoping booms without wire ropes and forklifts.
Industrial forklifts are covered in this class. Rough terrain forklifts can be covered by special request.
Each student will receive a numbered wallet certificate of completion from Cranes 101.

Material covered in this course:
  • Fork truck maneuvering
  • The mechanics of the Fork Truck
  • Daily inspections
  • Fuel/Electric storage
  • ANSI and OSHA standards
  • Safe practices
  • Proper care and maintenance
  • Physics 101


Classroom    Online
$195

1D-Fork Truck Safety Training

Industrial forklifts are covered in this class. Rough terrain forklifts can be covered by special request.
Each student will receive a numbered wallet certificate of completion from Cranes 101.

Material covered in this course:
  • Fork truck maneuvering
  • The mechanics of the Fork Truck
  • Daily inspections
  • Fuel/Electric storage
  • ANSI and OSHA standards
  • Safe practices
  • Proper care and maintenance
  • Physics 101


Classroom    Online
$295

2A-All excavators

Crawler and rubber-tired excavators, backhoes and loaders.
This course covers machine components, hydraulic theory, mathematical calculations, inspection parameters, standard hand signals and capacities.
Material covered in this course:
  • Proper equipment setup
  • Jobsite safety
  • Component recognition
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Theory
  • Inspection Parameters
  • Standard Hand Signals
  • Safety standards wisdom
  • Introduction to Excavators
  • Excavator Safety


Classroom    Online
$295

2B-Backhoes and front-end loaderes

Crawler and rubber-tired excavators, backhoes and loaders.
This course covers machine components, hydraulic theory, mathematical calculations, inspection parameters, standard hand signals and capacities.
Material covered in this course:
  • Proper equipment setup
  • Jobsite safety
  • Component recognition
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Theory
  • Inspection Parameters
  • Standard Hand Signals
  • Safety standards wisdom
  • Introduction to Excavators
  • Excavator Safety

Classroom    Online
$295

2C-Front End Loaders

This course covers machine components, hydraulic theory, mathematical calculations, inspection parameters, standard hand signals and capacities.
This course prepares the attendee for successful completion of the 2A Hydraulics Engineers' licenses in MA.
Material covered in this course:
  • Crane Components-
  • Intro to Hydraulic Theory
  • Mathematical Calculations
  • Load Moment Indicator (LMI)
  • Inspection Parameters
  • Wire Rope
  • Standard Hand Signals
  • Load Charts


Classroom    Online
$195

3A - Electric and air powered
hoisting equipment.

This course covers operation, inspection, rigging, owners' responsibility and operators' responsibility. It is specifically designed to prepare the attendee to pass the Massachusetts 3A Hydraulics Engineer License test.

This training meets the requirements mandated in OSHA Overhead and gantry cranes 29CFR1910.179(b)(8), ASME B30.16 and OSH act of 1970 General Duty Clause 5(a)(1).

Material covered in this course:
  • Operation
  • Inspection
  • Rigging
  • Owners' Responsibility
  • Operators' Responsibility


Classroom    Online
$195

4B-Drilling Rigs

This course covers drill rigs in preparation for the MA 4B license.
This is a comprehensive drill rig operator safety course that will earn the attendee and his employer a certificate from CSI. The class runs about 2-3 hours and includes a power point and test.

Certificate is awarded by Cranes 101

Material covered in this course:
  • The mechanics of the drill rig
  • Daily inspections
  • State, ANSI and OSHA standards
  • Safe practices
  • Proper care and maintenance
  • Physics 101


Classroom    Online

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