Training at Columbus McKinnon

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.

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Our Trainers

The professional training team at Columbus McKinnon is comprised of a group of individuals with very diverse backgrounds and a great deal of experience. Several of our trainers are members and leaders of industry and safety organizations.

CMET Rock Lititz MEGA School (50 of 139)

A One-of-a-Kind Training Experience

Columbus McKinnon is proud to be part of the Rock Lititz community.

Working side by side with some of the most well-known names in the industry, we are committed to providing the products, services and training that entertainment professionals around the world have relied on for generations.

CM Entertainment Training Session


Learn about our comprehensive training offering covering overhead cranes, hoists and rigging products.

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Our trainers are always developing useful tools and guides to help make your job easier.

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

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

Rock Lititz is an excellent facility for rope access training. There is a lot of room with plenty of height. The course is rigorous, but the instruction completely prepares you to succeed as long as you show up with a good attitude and the willingness to work.

Nate Slattery | Field Supervisor at United Telephone Association

SPRAT Level 1, 2, or 3 Rope Access Training and Certification Course

This 5-day SPRAT training and evaluation course is designed to provide recognition and credibility to rope access technicians. This course will cover the necessary skills for either Level 1, 2 or 3 SPRAT certification, as it applies to each participant. Students who pass the evaluation, in accordance with SPRAT Certification Requirements, will be awarded a SPRAT certification, which is good for three years.

CM-ET Training

CM Entertainment

Training for riggers and hoist maintenance professionals in the entertainment industry.


Designed to ensure proper selection, inspection and use of rigging gear.

Overhead Crane

Training on crane operation, installation and maintenance.

Changing Brake Torque Springs on a Yale YK Wire Rope Hoist

Best-in-class Yale YK electric wire rope hoists, now available with standard VFD control that includes overspeed and direction detection, offer increased lifetime of wearable components, like motors, wire rope, and brakes. But when you do need to change brake components, like the torque springs, the process is simple.

Antenna Installation and Troubleshooting Guide

Download the free guide from our tranining team to ensure proper antenna installation. And keep the guide handy for useful troubleshooting steps if needed.

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