Folding Boom Crane Operator Certification Course

Program Status: Currently Accepting Applications

Folding Boom Crane Operator Certification Course

The Level A – Folding Boom Crane Operator Course combines in-class content with practical experience and takes 6 days to complete.  Upon successful completion, you are fully prepared to be a safe and competent Folding Boom Crane Operator on any job-site.

Students receive 6 days of training: 2.5 days classroom theory and 2.5 days hands-on practical with the Level A Assessment on the last day. The goal of this training program is to equip you for a safe career as a knowledgeable and confident folding boom crane operator.

Course Outline

  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Hazard assessment and incident reporting
  • Rigger Certification Course
  • Crane load chart interpretation
  • Radio communications and hand signals
  • Crane maintenance requirements
  • Crane erection and dismantle procedures
  • Written lift plans for critical lifts
  • Equipment logbook
  • WorksafeBC Regulations
  • ASME Codes and CSA Standards related to crane safety

Tuition and Fees

$11,950.00 + 5% GST (includes all assessment, certification fees and manual)


The Level A Assessment is given by a Fulford Certification assessor, who determines if you pass or fail. Once you are certified as a Folding Boom 22 tonne & under crane operator, you may begin your career in the crane industry with no operating restrictions.

Entrance  Requirements

  • Adequate hearing, vision and depth perception
  • Manual dexterity
  • Good reading comprehension
  • Fluent English

Training at Our Location

This Folding Boom Crane Operator Course is scheduled on demand. Classes run for six (6) days from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm (with 30 minutes for lunch) from Monday to Friday at Bigfoot Crane Company, 2170 Carpenter Street in Abbotsford B.C.

Training at Your Location

Bigfoot Crane Academy can provide custom training at your location for a maximum of six employees per session.

Why get your certification training from Bigfoot Crane Company?

The Bigfoot training program is designed to prepare graduates for excellence in their field. Our course is one of the best in the country, thanks to our thorough dedication to detail and protocol.

By the end of this training course, the candidate will be fully equipped to fulfill the set standards of the exam and certification process.