2B Hoisting License- Backhoe and Front End Loader

2b backhoe front end loader

Online Continuing Education for 2B Hoisting License – $50

Our 2A Hoisting License Prep coures also cover the materials needed for the 2B:

Online – $125

Classroom – $355

This backhoe and front end loader MA license prep course prepares the attendee for successful completion of the 2B Hoisting Engineers’ licensing test under the 520 CMR 6.00 Hoisting Machinery law. These 2B HE licenses are required to operate backhoes and front end loaders in Massachusetts. Cranes101’s continuing education courses provide the credits needed to extend an existing hoisting license every two years.

Before attending this prep class for the 2B backhoes and front end loaders MA license, please apply for the corresponding hoisting engineer test first. You can use this form here to do so. You may also use this form to renew an existing license.

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Need other license restriction prep classes? See what we offer here.

  • We can do the whole job at our location or yours
  • Learning Accommodation exams available
  • Trainers & Examiners come from the crane industry 
  • Training & Testing done any day of the week
  • You make one call, we do the rest
  • Recognized by OSHA | Accepted by ANSI

Material covered in this course:

  • Proper equipment setup
  • Jobsite safety
  • Component recognition
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Theory
  • Inspection parameters
  • Standard hand signals
  • Safety standards wisdom
  • Introduction to excavators
  • Backhoe and front end loader safety
  • Digsafe

Take your courses online!

(remember: the 2A license also covers 2B, 2C, and 2D)

Rather be in a classroom? Use this form below.

Course Information Request Form

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Here at Cranes101, The Safety Training Specialists, we are happy to help with all of your licensing, certification, and continuing education needs. Just let us know what you need – we are happy to help.
It’s your job – we just make it safer!

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