Crew Leader

The completely revised Crew Leader program is now available.  It includes a new, full color Crew Leader course manual full of great information and helpful forms.  It also helps verify training for crew leaders, according to OSHA regulations and ANSI Z133 standards.

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The course covers:

  • Quality Control and Professionalism
  • Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Communication
  • Developing Crew Skill and Knowledge
  • Safety
  • Production

CEUs: 6.25 ISA CEUs / 6.25 CTSP CEUs


In addition to the Crew Leader manual, owners/supervisors should include on-the-job training, coaching, and mentoring for the new crew leader. Once the tests in the Crew Leader manual are completed, TCIA will grade the exam and issue a certificate of completion, as well as a laminated wallet card, arm patch and helmet decal. 

Enrollment and Benefits:

Our low enrollment fee includes the Crew Leader course manual and:

  • Test correction by TCIA
  • Transcript storage in TCIA database with on-demand access via TCIA’s toll free number, 1-800-733-2622.
  • Helmet Decal, Certificate, Laminated Wallet Card upon completion

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This program was formerly known as Home Study 3 Program.

Continuing education

What Next? Become a Qualified Crew Leader:
Once you earn your Crew Leader certificate of completion, you are eligible to attend a Crew Leader Qualification Workshop to earn your Crew Leader Qualification Certificate. 

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