Course Pricing



per person

Groups of 4-5


per person (10% discount)

Groups of 6-9


per person (15% discount)

Groups of 10+


per person (20% discount)

Course Details

Course Description

During this course students will learn the proper procedures for crane assembly/disassembly, crane inspection, crane operator communication, how to prevent accidents with cranes and hoists and proper fall protection techniques. Topics covered include industry standards and best practices, rigging requirements, lifting and lowering loads, use of slings, signaling, pre-lift planning, industry standards and best practices, and a thorough review of the NYC Construction Codes, OSHA 1926 as it relates to cranes, derricks and rigging.

Course Hours

30 Hours

Course Sessions

4+ Sessions

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Additional Details

  • Signaling and proper means of communication with the crane operator
  • Crane assembly and disassembly
  • Industry standards and best practices
  • NYC Construction Codes & OSHA1926 as it relates to cranes, derricks, and rigging.




There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with instructor in primary language of the training.

Training Requirements for 30 Hour Climber/Tower Crane Rigger Training

As per the 2014 Construction Code, Building Code Chapter 33 Safeguards during Construction or Demolition, to work on Climber or Tower Cranes in NYC, all workers must successfully complete 30 hours of training within three (3) years prior to application.

Note: Please see the full text of Title 28 of the New York City Administrative Code for all the qualifications requirements.

For additional information, click here.


This course is designed for any workers, riggers, foremen or crane operators who assist/supervise in the work of jumping or erecting of a tower crane.

Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities.

Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Should students miss any portion of the training, it is the student’s responsibility to contact Gallagher Bassett to arrange to attend another scheduled event.

Read Gallagher Bassett’s full attendance and make-up time policies here.

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