Winter 2023- 2024 CJAT CLASS SCHEDULE
Forklift Operator Re-certification Class: April 6, 2024. This class is for members who only need to re-certify for their forklift certification. Click HERE to register
Forklift Operator Certification Course: April 20, 2024.-This course will prepare the members for taking the Forklift Operator written examination with an opportunity to take the Forklift Operator Assessment. This is a two-day class. Click HERE to register.
Padding Machine Class: February 27 - March 2, 2024. Introduction to the padding machine. This machine is used for pipeline work, padding pipe, burying power lines for windmills, and separating debris on beaches. This class is dependent on the machine rental being available. Click Here to register.
Tools and Instruments Class: This introduction course includes; rotary laser, grade rods, and tape measures.
Grades and Stakes Class: TBD: Grade checking class.
Machine Controls Class:
HDD, Directional Drill Class: Learn the basics of running a Directional Drill machine. TBD
CDL Mountain Driving: All members with a Class A CDL, that are interested in Practical Training for Mountain Driving.
NCCCO Winter Classes: Call our Crane Instructor Shannon Ridgway at (303) 644-3909 EXT 4 for questions.
Members will be assigned a study manual and a student workbook at the beginning of the first class and will be expected to have that study manual and workbook with them for every class. The study manual is property of the Colorado Journeyman and Apprentice Training Site; Failure to return the study manual in good condition prior to test day will result in the member forfeiting their opportunity to take the written test and all fees associated with it. These courses are progressive, and participation is expected. The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (CCO) has moved to a digital platform for all written examinations. All candidates must create an account with CCO and register for the exams using the online dashboard.
*Due to recent policy and changes by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators NCCCO; Colorado Journeyman & Apprentice Training Program, CJAT will continue to offer Certification opportunities as follows:
Written Exams –
May be taken as a single candidate, Tuesday – Friday 8am – 2pm. Appointments are required.
Small group testing opportunities are available as needed. Appointments are required.
Practical Exams –
May be taken Tuesday – Saturday 8am – 2pm. Appointments are required.
Programs that CJAT offers NCCCO written and practical examinations.
Mobile Crane Operator
TSS = Arva AT 3035M, TLL = Grove 522b, LAT = Manitowoc 111
Tower Crane Operator
Rigger 1 Class: Please call Shannon Ridgway for information
Tower Crane Class: Please call Shannon Ridgway for information.
Comprehending OSHA & Understanding AMSE: March 23, 2024– 8 Hours. This course will assist the members with interpreting the current laws stipulated by OSHA specifically pertaining to cranes used in construction. Topics include electrical safety, wire rope, rigging, crane signals, inspections and hoisting personnel. Participants will learn how ASME applies to cranes used in construction. Subjects covered will include crane types, nomenclature and components, & crane set up with an emphasis on powerline safety, suspended personal platforms, and crane inspections. Click HERE to register.
NCCCO Recertification Class: March 16, 2024. For Experienced Crane Operators who need to re-certify for their NCCCO Certification. Click HERE to register.
Interpretation of Crane Rating Manuals: TBD – 8 Hours. This course was created for experienced and aspiring crane operators. Topics that will be covered include working with percentages, fractions, decimals, conversions, and estimating weights using standardized formulas. We will cover note interpretation along with understanding and the utilization of load charts and range diagrams. We will utilize charts from various manufacturers and different crane types in this class.
CPR/ FIRST AID- TBA. This class is highly recommended for ALL apprentices to take.
MECHANIC FUNDAMENTALS- March 2, 2024. This is a required course for ALL apprentices. Click HERE to register