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Welcome to New England Crane School

We provide crane-related safety training and certification programs at your location or at one of ours, including:

Your Location or Ours

Our public classes are held seasonally from late fall until spring in locations throughout northern New England including Montpelier, Burlington, Concord, Portsmouth and Portland.  We are also available for onsite classes and private consulting at your location anywhere in the U.S. throughout the year.

Register for public classes or get more details on our registration page here. For pricing and information on onsite classes, call us at 603-790-8264 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our training classes are taught by experienced, NCCER- and NCCCO-certified crane operators who understand the practical realities and challenges of working safely and effectively on crane sites. Using a combination of instructor lectures, participant discussions, videotaped scenarios and hands-on practice, we go beyond the textbook and teach you what you really need to know, whether your focus is safety improvement, OSHA compliance or both.

What’s New

The OSHA compliance directive is out

In May of 2022, OSHA finally published its compliance directive for the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard, which tells compliance officers what to look for on an inspection involving crane operations.  We should expect to see stepped-up compliance efforts now, and the good news is, we've had years to get ready!  Read a summary of the directive here.  

Self-Qualifying Quiz

Thinking of self-qualifying as a signalperson and rigger? Take this quiz.

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Newsletter Signup

If you would like to receive our quarterly newsletter, which features compliance updates from OSHA and our upcoming class schedule, please click here and type "Newsletter" in the subject line. 

For past issues of the NECS Newsletter, click here.

Jave was New England Crane School's longest-standing client. He worked on his boom truck certification for several years, but due to the unfortunate lack of opposable thumbs, he never passed his practical exam. He took advantage of our policy of allowing exam re-take candidates to attend future classes free of charge, however, and was often seen in the back of the classroom. He told us that it was the best thing about our operation, besides the crumbs that other students dropped on the floor from their lunches.