Training Courses

Columbus McKinnon is a worldwide leader in in-depth training for professionals in the material handling and motion control industries.

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A Global Leader in Education

Columbus McKinnon is a worldwide leader in training for lifting and motion control professionals. Designed by experts with decades of industry experience, our curriculum offers in-depth education for professionals working with hoists, overhead cranes, and rigging.

Training is an investment that pays. Fewer accidents, higher morale and greater productivity are but a few of the dividends. Whether you need to meet OSHA or ASME requirements, receive overhead crane and rigging certification, or simply gain the peace of mind that comes from having a safer work environment, Columbus McKinnon can help.

Online Training Courses

📢 New Courses Available! Follow our industry-leading curriculum from the comfort of your home or office. An economical alternative to in-person, hands-on training.

Hands-On Training Classes

Have our trainers conduct on-site training at your facility or visit one of Columbus McKinnon's state-of-the-art training centers.

Browse Upcoming Webinars

Browse upcoming webinars with Columbus McKinnon's training, product, and industry application experts.

Browse Recorded Webinars

Missed the live webinar? No problem! All of our webinars are available and accessible for you to watch at any time. Enjoy!

About Training

Learn all about our various training options, meet our trainers, and understand what to expect when you attend Columbus McKinnon training classes.  

Online Training Courses


Follow Columbus McKinnon's industry-leading curriculum from the comfort of your home or office.

Columbus McKinnon's online learning platform includes our most popular courses on the maintenance, use, and inspection of lifting equipment. Courses are easy to complete on your own time and are an economical alternative to in-person, hands-on training.


Hands-On Training Classes

Browse our in-person training classes covering CM Entertainment, Hoists, Load Securement, Overhead Crane and Rigging courses. Shop courses by category, length, certification and more. We look forward to seeing you at one of our four training facilities!


Explore Training Facilities

Columbus McKinnon offers four state-of-the-art training facilities offering expert hands-on and classroom instruction. Locations are situated at the company headquarters near Buffalo, NY, a 96-acre live event production campus in Rock Lititz, PA, at Magnetek's campus in Menomonee Falls, WI and, in Kunzelsau, Germany where STAHL CraneSystems provides hands-on training for crane builders and technicians.

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