CICB, in partnership with Specialized Carriers and Rigging Foundation (SC&RF), is pleased to announce it will be offering $61,000 in scholarships this year.

Scholarships offered by SC&RF in partnership with CICB

Programs

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.
  • 1 seat available per deadline

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 Seats available per year

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.
  • 5 Seats available per year

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.
  • 5 Seats available per year

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.
  • NCCCO application fees not included.
  • Available in Houston, TX or Orlando, FL.
  • Subject to availability during a regularly scheduled program.
  • 2 Seats available per year

Locations

Programs are offered in-person at one of two CICB sites in Orlando, FL and Houston, TX. The CICB Career School 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.

Dates

For details on available start dates, please see the links in the course descriptions above.

Eligibility

Scholarships are available to anyone currently working in, or interested in working in, the crane and rigging industry.

Application

To apply, please visit this SC&RF page. There are 6 deadlines in 2020 – January 1st, February 28th, April 30th, June 30th, August 31st, and October 31st. Decisions will be announced within 4 weeks following each deadline.