Customer Service FAQ
Q: When did CIC update its testing to comply with OSHA 2014 regulations that require operators to be certified by type and capacity?
A: CIC drafted updates to certifications in July 2010, and by November 2010 we were ready! More
The Standard in Certification

Crane Institute Certification offers OSHA-recognized, NCCA-accredited certifications for mobile crane operators in five classifications and basic and advanced riggers and signalpersons. Exams are available in English and Spanish.  At CIC we are committed to offering low-cost exams that meet or exceed OSHA's requirements.

CIC Meets with Government and Accrediting Groups on Type & Capacity Issue


Over the last several months, CIC has been working hard to stay on top of industry questions related to OSHA's requirement for operators to be certified by November 10, 2014 through an accredited program and by type and capacity. In September, CIC attended a meeting with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to discuss the issue, and it has continued to work with NCCA and ANSI to make sure that CIC's exams meet these requirements. More

Around the Industry

Read more about CIC and crane operator certification as reported in these industry publications.


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International Cranes: Development of Crane Certification in USA

Cranes Today: SC&RA Quizzes OSHA Over $1bn Training Costs

Practical Exam Tips

Practical Examiners Tom Evers of Crane Institute of America, Sanford, Fla., and Bill Schofield of Schofield Consulting, Lake Mary, Fla., offer the following tips for operators seeking CIC mobile crane certification. More