CM-ET 5-Day Mega School | Rock Lititz

CM-ET 3-Day Hoist Boot Camp | Rock Lititz

  • $650.00


3-DAY COURSE (EARN 24 ETCP CREDITS) 

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8:30 AM - 5:00 PM each day

Location: 
Rock Lititz Training Center
Training Pod #2, Suite 40
201 Rock Lititz Blvd. Lititz, PA 17543

This three-day course offers three CMCO Certifications (each valid for 5 years):

  • Stage Tech Motor Technician Certification
  • Rigging Hardware Inspection & Safe Use
  • Manual Hoist Technician

CM-ET STAGE TECH MOTOR CERTIFICATION 
TAUGHT BY: BRIAN LEISTER

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Brian Leister is a Senior Technical Trainer with Columbus McKinnon Corporation, specializing in entertainment rigging, rope access, and hoist maintenance. He has sixteen years of experience as a rigging professional in the entertainment industry and is ETCP Arena certified rigger and an ETCP recognized trainer, with twelve years of industrial rope access experience as a SPRAT 3 / IRATA 3 Certified Rope Access Technician. The advancement and sharing of knowledge are Brian’s greatest passions.

AGENDA
This course is designed for entertainment professionals responsible for ensuring the show goes on, every time. This hands-on, ETCP-recognized training course covers the design and operation of a hoist, maintenance requirements and needs, startup inspection and troubleshooting. The course content focuses on the mechanical and electrical systems of the Lodestar and Prostar electric chain hoists.

Students will learn:

  • Safe practices for handling and operation.
  • How to perform frequent inspections, per ANSI E1.6-2 standards.
  • How to adjust and replace limits switches, brakes, and power & control cables.
  • Troubleshoot potential issues found in the field.
  • Asses and report malfunctions that require the hoist to be sent out for repair.

The course is concluded by a written exam. Successful completion of this exam awards the student with a Stage Tech Motor Certification, valid for five years.

All tools are provided, but personal tools are also welcome.   

The course is concluded by a written exam. Successful completion of this exam awards the student with a Stage Tech Motor Certification, valid for five years.

All tools are provided, but personal tools are also welcome.   

RIGGING HARDWARE INSPECTION AND SAFE USE
TAUGHT BY: ROB BRUNO

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Robert Bruno is a Corporate Trainer with Columbus McKinnon Corporation. Rob served 6 years in the U.S. Coast Guard on a 225 ft. Seagoing Buoy tender where he was a crane operator and handled all shipboard rigging. After the Coast Guard, he worked for a large wire rope and sling manufacturer where he was responsible for sling fabrication and inspection, as well as offsite rigging and inspection. After moving to California, Rob worked for one of the largest synthetic sling manufacturers in the U.S. where he was responsible for Nuclear, Hydro, Aerospace, and wind energy customers. 

Rob joined Columbus McKinnon in November of 2017.

AGENDA

  • Sling Inspection and removal from service criteria per OSHA 1910.184 and ASME B30.9
  • Hardware inspection and removal from service criteria per ASME B30.26
  • Hoist inspection and removal from service per criteria per ASME B30.16 & ASME B30.21
  • Basic sling hitches and safe rigging practices (hands-on)

The course is concluded by a written exam. Successful completion of this exam awards the student with a Rigging Hardware Inspection Certification, valid for five years.

MANUAL HOIST TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION
TAUGHT BY: ROB BRUNO

AGENDA

  • Understand industry standards and regulations (ASME, OSHA, CSA)
  • Current CMCO requirements for inspection.
  • How brakes operate.
  • Inspection requirements and what to look for during a routine inspection
  • Load Testing requirements
  • Gain confidence and knowledge in troubleshooting hoist problems

The course is concluded by a written exam. Successful completion of this exam awards the student with a Manual Hoist Technician certification, valid for five years.

Lunches and refreshments will be provided each day of training.

See our “Plan Your Trip” page for hotel recommendations and trainer contact information.

**Curriculum and/or guest speakers are subject to change**