CICB Details

The Foundation has a new partnership with CICB that enables us to award grant applicants up to $45,000 in training .

Please indicate on your application the training course you are interested in obtaining. Please note: some courses are only at specific locations.

The CICB facility in Houston, TX is Approved and Regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, to offer training programs on an individual basis as well as programs for non-experienced operators. All courses are in-person at one of the CICB facilities. For available start dates, contact CICB.

  • Mobile Crane Operator Certification Program – for novice operators wishing to learn and become a certified crane operator on fixed and swing cab hydraulic cranes. Three-week program consisting of Mobile Crane Operator Level I, Mobile Crane Operator Level 2 and NCCCO Preparatory for Fixed and Swing Cab Cranes with a minimum of 12 hours of seat time. Practical Exams or NCCCO application fees not included. Available in Houston, TX only. Subject to availability during a regularly scheduled program. (4/4 seats available)
  • Crane Operator Preparatory Training for NCCCO Certification – for experienced operators of lattice boom cranes, telescopic boom – swing and/or fixed cab cranes, articulating boom cranes, and overhead cranes. Practical Exams or NCCCO application fees not included. Available in Houston, TX or Orlando, FL. Subject to availability during a regularly scheduled program. • (5/5 Seats available)
  • Rigger Level I and Signal Person Preparatory Training and NCCCO Exams – for those who prepare loads for safe lifting and signal cranes. NCCCO application fees not included. Available in Houston, TX or Orlando, FL. Subject to availability during a regularly scheduled program. (4/5 seats available)
  • Rigger Level II Preparatory Training and NCCCO Exams – for experienced Riggers who prepare loads for safe lifting. NCCCO application fees not included. Available in Houston, TX or Orlando, FL. Subject to availability during a regularly scheduled program. (4/5 seats available)
  • Lift Director Preparatory for NCCCO Certification – Prerequisite: Attendee must possess an NCCCO Certification (or have successfully passed the written exams) for Telescopic Boom – Swing Cab, Lattice Boom Crawler, and Rigger Level II. Available in Houston, TX or Orlando, FL. Subject to availability during a regularly scheduled program. (2/2 seats available)

For more detailed information on courses offered visit the CICB website. 

About CICB:

Headquartered in Orlando, FL since 1969 with a second training facility in Houston, TX, Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) provides customized training for every type of lifting equipment and inspection services worldwide. The facilities have on-site mobile cranes (fixed cab, swing cab and lattice boom crawler), rigging gear shops, and overhead cranes for enhanced hands-on training. Customized training is also available at client’s sites.

CICB’s professionally trained instructors and subject matter experts are not only NCCCO Accredited Practical Examiners, but are NCCCO Certified as Mobile, Overhead & Articulating Crane Operators, Riggers, Signalpersons, Lift Directors and Crane Inspectors. CICB’s instructors have been awarded the prestigious Top Trainer Award in 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009.

CICB’s certified industry experts have helped thousands of companies reduce risk to personnel and equipment, increase productivity and equipment reliability, improve skills and extend the life of equipment. We are a veteran owned and operated company and service is our mission and commitment.