Offer continuing education for hoisting engineers

Learn how organizations in Massachusetts can operate a hoisting training facility or get approval for an in-service training program.

Organizations who want to operate a hoisting training facility or get approval for an in-service training program should review the information below.

If you are looking for information about hoisting license exam requirements or resources to review before applying for or renewing your license, visit Education Requirements for Hoisting Engineer License

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Apply to Offer a Continuing Education Program

If you or your organization wish to operate as a training facility for Continuing Education courses, you must have the following materials: 

  • A completed application 
  • A copy of your curriculum(s) and training materials for the Regulatory and Industry Standard Training and each restriction 
  • Curriculum must contain the minimum topics and associated hours for those topics as listed in 520 CMR 6.04(1) (b) 6
  • A list of all the names, MA Hoisting Machinery License numbers, and legible photocopies of the Continuing Education Instructors’ MA Hoisting Licenses. Copies of Certificates of Completion to be used by the Continuing Education Program 
  • Certificates of Completion shall contain the following information: 
  • Name, physical address, and email address of participant 
  • Massachusetts License grade and number of participant 
  • Name and address of the organization providing the continuing education 
  • Printed name and legible signature of a Licensee verifying participant has completed the hours as listed on the certificate 
  • The License number of the Licensee endorsing the certificate, as well as the date the certificate was issued 

ALL of these items MUST be submitted with this application in order for your application to be processed properly. Failure to submit all required information will result in unnecessary delays.  

The application must be mailed to: Office of Public Safety and Inspections, 1000 Washington St, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118 

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Offering an In-House Training Program

Approval for any In-Service Training Program is valid for 2 years from the date of issue. In order to be approved to offer an in-house training, organizations must provide the following: 

  • A completed application 
  • A copy of your curriculum(s) and training materials for each restriction 
  • Curriculum must contain the minimum topics and associated hours for those topics as listed in 520 CMR 6.07(4)
  • A copy of all Company Licenses to be used for the In-Service Training Program 
  • A list of all the names, MA Hoisting Machinery License numbers, and legible photocopies of the InService Training Program Instructors’ MA Hoisting Licenses 
  • A list (including the make and model) of all hoisting machinery to be used in the In-Service Training Program. 

ALL of these items MUST be submitted with this application in order for your application to be processed properly. Failure to submit all required information will result in unnecessary delays. 

Please send application to: Office of Public Safety and Inspections, 1000 Washington St, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118 ATTN: Hoisting In-Service Training 

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If looking for a status update on a license renewal, please put your full OPSI license number, including prefix, in the subject line. Email Office of Public Safety and Inspections, Division of Occupational Licensure at OPSI-info@mass.gov

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