Crawler Crane Simulator
Training pack overview

With the Crawler Crane Training Pack, operators learn the fundamentals of crawler crane operation, including slewing, boom operation, and handling of many load types, ranging from sewer pipes and steel erection to large lifts such as wind turbine components.

Crawler crane simulator training pack features

Crawler crane simulator

Progressive learning program

Exercises are designed to gradually build operator skill and confidence:

  • LMI configuration/alarms
  • Hook and load management
  • Pendulum control
  • Complex lifts in confined spaces
  • Nighttime operations
  • Practicing for operator certification exams
  • Tandem lift operations

Objective performance indicators

The Crawler Crane Simulator Training Pack gives trainers objective insight into operator performance and abilities. It measures operator performance metrics such as:

  • Tasks completed and time
  • Shock loads
  • Pendulums and load or hook collisions
  • Overload alarms
  • Certification test violations
  • And much more
Crawler crane training simulator
Crawler crane training simulator

Operator scoring

The Crawler Crane Simulator Training Pack makes it easy for you to benchmark operator skills, with a scoring system that rolls performance metrics up into a single score.

  • Easy-to-use interface lets you tailor scoring system according to your priorities
  • Generate trainee reports that identify the different indicators making up the final score
  • You can document trainee progress objectively and effectively
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Lift planning

It’s often said that 50% of every lift is in the planning. That’s why each exercise in the Crawler Crane Simulator Training Pack features a basic lift plan that allow trainees to learn thorough preparation before ever setting foot on the virtual work site.

Crawler crane simulator at night


The Crawler Crane Training Pack provides the most realistic simulation-based training available. This includes:

  • Crane boom and jib bending/torqueing
  • Stability and overloading risks
  • Cable collisions with worksite obstructions and the crane boom
  • Pendulums, snags, and collisions

The Crawler Crane Training Pack is a valid simulation for training Crawler Crane and Lattice Boom Crawler Crane operators.

Signal person training station

Signal Person Training Station

CM Labs’ Signal Person Training Station allows novice operators to train together to develop effective teamwork and communications.

While one trainee operates a crane on the Vortex simulator, another works cooperatively within the virtual jobsite, providing signals and guiding the operation through to successful completion via webcam and picture-in-picture display.

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Training simulator hardware platforms

Training simulator

Vortex simulators are a rugged, flexible fit for classrooms of all sizes and budgets. With swappable controls and configurations ranging from the desktop to an immersive five-display simulator, they are built to run any of our training modules.

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Simulated equipment training modules

Equipment training packs

Our training packs feature self-guiding, progressive learning programs, and best-of-class simulation, from cranes to excavators. With operator metrics captured at every step, they provide the most comprehensive simulator training available on the market.

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Trainer tools

With trainer resources that include an instructor operating station, classroom manager, and student database, we provide you with comprehensive tools for instructor-led training as well as trainee monitoring, scoring, and reporting.

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Success with Vortex simulators

All over the world, organisations of all sizes are using Vortex simulators to train safer, more efficient operators.