These workshops assist employers in meeting the current federal and selected state regulations for National Certification of Crane Operators and include the CCO National Certification Written and Practical Exams.

The training curriculum is designed to prepare students to take the applicable CCO National Certification written exams and covers pre-operation inspection, controls, functions, stability, set-up, outriggers, leveling, cribbing, hazards, wire rope, load hooks, load handling, traveling, rotating, elevating and lowering loads, load placement, load rating charts used on the exam, load weight calculating, calculating lifting solutions and signaling/spotting.

Preparatory courses and CCO National Certification Exams

Preparatory Courses Include:

    • Student preparatory workbook
    • Practice written knowledge check quizzes
    • CCO National Certification written exams
    • CCO National Certification practical exams

Available Courses:

  • Articulating Crane (ABC, ABW, ABL) 2 day
  • Fixed Station Telescopic Boom Truck (Core, TSS) 3 day
  • Swing Station Mobile Crane (Core, TSS, TLL) 4-5 day
  • Tower Crane (TC) 3 day
  • Service Truck Crane (STC) 2-3 day


We are happy to announce online registration for our National Certification courses.

Use the filters below to narrow down the class list by date, program, city, state, or distance.

NOTE: If you click on a class link and just see a yellow spinning wheel, it means the deadline for online registration for that class has passed.
You may still be able to register (with a small late fee) by contacting our CCO Coordinator, John Kirk, at (866) 531-0403 or by email at