Crane Institute of America Certification (CIC)

Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons


Credential: Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons CA Eligible
Credentialing Agency: Crane Institute of America Certification (CIC)

Renewal Period: 5 years

The Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons certification is an entry-level credential resulting from the experience and input of experts from a broad range of crane-related companies, industry groups, and assessment experts. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older, be physically able to operate a crane, pass the General Knowledge Exam plus one Supplemental Exam per desired crane type, pass a Practical Exam appropriate for the crane selected, honor the Crane Institute Certification Code of Ethics, and adhere to the Crane Institute Certification Substance Abuse Policy.

More information can be found on the certifying agency's website.

Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Attainability:    high

Eligibility Requirements (View Details)

  • Credential Prerequisite
  • Experience
  • Education
  • Training
  • Membership
  • Other
  • Fee

Note: This credential may have multiple options for a Service member to meet eligibility requirements. Requirements listed here are based on the minimum degree required. To view other options, see the Eligibility tab.

Exam Requirements (View Details)

  • Exam
  • Written Exam
  • Oral Exam
  • Practical Exam
  • Performance Assessment

RECERTIFICATION SUMMARY

Renewal Period: 5 years

  • Continuing Education
  • Exam
  • Continuing Education OR Exam
  • Fee
  • Other

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

Crane Institute of America Certification (CIC)

4011 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL  32771

Phone: 844-546-3362

Fax: 407-878-1342
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Other REQUIREMENTS

The Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons credential has the following other requirements:

  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Candidate must be physically able to operate a crane, per ASME guidelines.

  • Site Evaluation and Crane Setup (25%)
  • Technical Information (25%)
  • Load Charts (25%)
  • Crane Operation (25%)

Candidates are required to take and pass a Supplemental Written Exam consisting of 30 questions pertaining to the Medium Telescoping Boom, 21 to 75 ton crane type.

  • Site Evaluation and Crane Setup (5%)
  • Technical Information (15%)
  • Load Charts (40%)
  • Crane Operation (40%)

Practical Exam

The Practical Exam measures the basic skills needed to safely operate a crane in a controlled manner and is conducted using a crane capable of achieving the specified boom length.

  • Ability to Control Load (50%)
  • Accuracy and Depth Perception (30%)
  • Hand Signals (16%)
  • Crane Safety (4%)

Exam Preparation Resources

There are a number of resources available to help you prepare for the Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons examination:

An additional resource is Safari Books Online, a searchable digital library that provides online access to thousands of books, training videos and conference sessions. See the Educational Resources section on the Related Sites page here on COOL to learn how to get free access.

RECERTIFICATION

Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons

Renewal Period: 5 years

The Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons credential has the following recertification information:

Additional considerations for the Medium Telescoping Boom Crane, 21 to 75 Tons include:

  • Some states and cities have specific crane licensing requirements. Candidates must check the licensing regulations specific to the location. Additional information can be obtained from the CIC State & Municipal Licensing page.

In Demand

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Some

Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the military occupation (at least one critical task but less than 80%)

Most

Credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the military occupation (at least 80%)

Other

Credential is related to this military occupation, but is more advanced or specialized and therefore will likely require additional education, training, or experience

CA Eligible

This certification is eligible for CA.

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Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted E1 through E4

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E5 through E6

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E7 through E9

Early Career

1-3 years experience; Enlisted “A” School through E5

Mid Career

4-10 years experience; Enlisted E6 through E7

Late Career

10+ years experience; Enlisted E8 through E9

GI Bill®

Reimbursement for exam fees has been approved for payment through the GI Bill.

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Low

May be difficult to attain: minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, and/or minimum experience is 10 or more years.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

Medium

Moderate ease of attainment: minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

High

Highly attainable: minimum education requirement = HS or less and/or minimum experience = 2 years or less experience and no additional requirements.

Note: In some cases “years of experience” refers to time actively on duty or while holding a certain occupation or prior certification and not always in consecutive calendar years. Additional years required for certain preliminary stages may not be included in this classification. For requirements measured in hours, 1080 hours was considered a year. For days, 365 days was considered a year. Please review all prerequisites and requirements for eligibility, and additional information for details.

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