Construction Industry Council 建造業議會
Trade Test
Machineries & Cranes Operation

Certification Tests for Construction Crane Operators (updated on 30/01/2013)

Introduction

To upgrade and promote the awareness and knowledge of safety, and the safe operation of crane operators, an Ordinance stipulating that all construction crane operators must pass the Certification Test to obtain the necessary certification to qualify them for the operation of the appropriate type of cranes. The Construction Industry Council (previously the C-I-T-A), authorized by the Government, is responsible for the implementation of refresher training, testing and certification of experienced operators for six types of commonly used cranes in the construction industry.  

  1. Tower Crane
  2. Crawler-mounted Mobile Crane
  3. Wheeled Telescopic Mobile Crane
  4. Truck-mounted Crane
  5. Gantry Crane
  6. Derrick Crane

 

Test Format and Test Fee

Certification Training Course & Test (New applicant)

The arrangement is as follows:
Day 1 is a theory refresher session which allows candidates to refresh their knowledge in the machinery operation and relevant safety issues. 
Day 2, Written Test is conducted in the morning session.  After the written test, candidates take turn to familiarize the operation of machine assigned for the practical test throughout the whole day. 
Day 3, candidates are allocated to carry out the Practical Test in either the morning or afternoon session.

Revalidation Test (1-day Revalidation Course)
The arrangement is as follows:
The 1-day Revalidation Course consists of a theory refresher session and a written test.  The theory refresher session allows candidates to refresh their knowledge in the machinery operation and relevant safety issues.  The Written Test is conducted in the afternoon, immediately after the theory refresher session.

  Certification Test for Crane Operators Written Test
(Minutes)
Practical Test
(Minutes)
Fee
(HK$)
 
1 Tower Crane 30 80 $1,200 #
2 Crawler-mounted Mobile Crane 45 90 $1,200 @
3 Wheeled Telescopic Mobile Crane 40 65 $1,200 @
4 Truck-mounted Crane 30 45 $1,100 #
5 Gantry Crane 30 35 $1,200 @
6 Derrick Crane 30 45 $1,200 *
7 Re-validation Test Approx. 30-45 N/A $500 each *
Anticipated Trade Test Waiting Time
* Waiting time would be around one to two months approximately
# Waiting time would be around three to four months approximately
@ Waiting time would be around five to six months approximately
& Waiting time would be more than six months approximately

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