To obtain a crane/derrick operator's license or certification, go to Konan Crane Training Institute!
Excellent lodging facilities! Excellent environment where you can concentrate on your training and obtain your certification in a short period!
Graduate from our school and you will be exempt from taking the technical skill exam!

Our school has produced over 250,000 graduates.

Established in 1970 as a crane operator licensing school, Konan Crane Training Institute has produced over 250,000 graduates.
With safety first, we shall continue to produce more technical graduates.

Our school is also the first public technical training school in Japan to be selected as a member of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's Anzen Project.

The Anzen Project aims to create an accident-free work environment in Japan so that workers can work hard safely, and employees, companies, and families can be happy.


With much experience and a great track record, we provide complete support for obtaining a license!

  • School entrance and qualifications

    Any man or woman age 18 or older is qualified to enter our school. A car driver's license is not required. Physically disabled persons can consult our school.

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  • Fees to obtain a license

    For the fees to obtain a crane/derrick license, mobile crane license, etc., see here.

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  • Steps to obtain a license

    How to apply, the training program, tests, and license acquisition.

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  • School advantages

    Our graduates are exempt from taking the technical skill exam normally required to obtain a license. For the academic exam, free transportation is provided to the exam site.

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  • About Konan Crane Training Institute

    A free 8:00 a.m. bus from Kumagaya Station to Konan Crane School is provided.

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For details about qualifications, the training program, schedule, etc., contact us.

  • 048-539-0877
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Training for a variety of skills is offered.

  • Construction vehicle operator training (3 tons or more)
  • Shovel loader operator training
  • Crane operator training (lift loads of 1 ton or more)
  • Forklift operator training (Max. load of 1 ton or more)
  • Small mobile crane operator training (lift loads of 1 to 5 tons)
  • Ground crane operator training (lift loads of over 5 tons)
  • Aerial lift operator training (operate from the ground level to over 10 meters high)
  • Work supervisor training
Details of each technical skill