Our Crane Safety Climber School 2021 will be held April 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2021 at the Malvern Retreat House in Malvern, PA. This course offers hands-on training to give climbers real world experience and familiarity with rigging and cutting techniques used in crane and knuckleboom removals.

Instructors include: Pete Nieves-Sosa (The Crane Man, Inc.), Angelo Emma (The Crane Man, Inc.), Jim Roach (John B. Ward & Co.), Fraser Lay (The Tree Man), Mike Teti (Custom Climber Services), Mike Livingston (Shreiner Tree Care), Rick Yoos (Yoos Crane Service), Shawn Rowley (TreeWorks), Daniel Lawton (Lawton Tree Care), Paul Biester (Tree Awareness), Derrick Martin (Goods Tree Care), Chris Girard (Girard Tree Service), Rob Thigpen (Modern Arborist), "Nice Guy" Dave Stice (WesSpur, Ascension Group), Dave Swirsding (Lift Techs), Aaron Feathers (Cumberland Valley Tree Care), Gareth Peoples (Treemendous Tree Care), Steve Connally (Adaptable Aerial Solutions), Alex Gulledge (Splintered Forrest).

Credits offered: CTSP - 21, ISA CEU's - 21. The registration fee for the class is $550 for climbing students, and $450 for non-climbing students (includes course materials, lunch, refreshments). Enrollment is limited, and pre-registration is required. Participants must have at least 2 years climbing experience. Please contact Kimberly Nieves-Sosa for more information at 215-996-1033, or by email at info@thecranemaninc.com.

You can also stay updated on The Crane Man, Inc. Facebook page.

Click here to see our list of sponsors!

Registration Information:

***Crane Safety Climber School Registration Is Currently Full***

Online Registration

Mail-In Registration

Required Gear For Course

Sponsor Donation

***Class begins promptly at 8am. Please arrive by 7am to handle check in and registration.

Nearby Hotel Information:​

Our location Malvern Retreat House, has dorm style rooms available for $50 per night if you are interested. They prefer you use credit card or debt to pay. To book, call the main office at 610-644-0400. Tell the secretary that you are with the Crane Safety Climber School, and what dates you will be staying. The course dates are April 15th,16th and 17th. If you book with Malvern Retreat House you will be staying in Corrigan Hall. They will put a sign up directing you to that dorm building. When you get there use entrance A. 

If you do not wish to stay on-site, please see the list below.

Holiday Inn Express Frazer-Malvern

1 S Morehall Rd, Frazer, PA 19355



Sonesta ES Suites Malvern

20 S Morehall Rd, Malvern, PA 19355



Hampton Inn Philadelphia/Great Valley/Malvern

635 Lancaster Ave, Frazer, PA 19355



Extended Stay America - Philadelphia - Malvern 

8 E Swedesford Rd, Malvern, PA 19355



Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia-Great Valley

12 Swedesford Rd, Malvern, PA 19355



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