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

The training curriculum is designed to prepare students to take the applicable NCCCO 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 NCCCO National Certification Exams

Preparatory Courses Include:

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


Please note: Until further notice we are taking the following precautions for every training session:

  • Masks are required during training
  • Instructors will check and log students’ temperatures before training starts
  • Cleaning touch points and surfaces before and after each training session
  • Cleaning calculators before and after each training session
  • Issuing new pencils and highlighters to students to keep
  • Reducing class sizes and spacing students apart

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 NCCCO Coordinator, John Kirk, at (866) 531-0403 or by email at