Boom Truck Operator - Folding Boom Unlimited tonnage

Boom Truck Operator - Folding Boom unlimited tonnage means a person who operates a truck mounted folding boom crane with capacity over 22 tonnes to perform lifts and hoists, places and secures loads, sets up the crane, takes down the crane and plans lifts and crane procedures.

BC Crane Safety registration is required for all crane operators in British Columbia. Crane Operator certification in British Columbia is mandatory by virtue of the provincial Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (WorkSafeBC). BC Crane Safety Registration forms are available on the BC Crane Safety website at www.bccranesafety.ca.     

Program Updates:

  • June 2021: For minimum operating requirement clarifications, see OPSN 2021 007

The Exam Weighting Chart is available for the Level 1 and shows the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 161.49 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 630.61 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
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  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 173.84 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 202.25 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 264.69 KB)