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NCCCO Certification

Instructor-Led and Online, On-Demand Prep Courses for Signaling, Rigging, and Crane Operation

NCCCO Certification Training

ITI offers preparatory courses for students seeking nationally accredited certification. In addition, our instructors are accredited practical examiners and are able to perform practical exams at our customers' locations as well as our training centers. ITI offers preparatory courses and exams for signaling, rigging, and crane operations.

Industrial Training International endorses the national certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), and provides training to prepare candidates for NCCCO examinations.

Prep & Exams

Operator Certification

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), offers operator certification paths covering the following domains:

  • Mobile Crane
  • Service Truck Crane
  • Tower Crane
  • Overhead Crane
  • Articulating Crane
  • Digger Derrick
  • Dedicated Pile Driver
  • Drill Rig
  • Concrete Pump

ITI provides prep training for the following operator certification domains

  • Mobile Crane
  • Overhead Crane
  • Articulating Crane
  • Tower Crane

Instructor-Led Training Options

ITI offers a 3-day, instructor-led prep course designed to prepare candidates to take the core and crane-specific written exams in the NCCCO Mobile Crane Operator Certification Series. 

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Online, On-Demand Prep Options

 ITI offers an online Mobile Crane Operator NCCCO Test Prep Course. This online, on-demand course is designed to prepare participants to take the general and crane-specific exams for national accredited agencies.

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Course Details

Duration: 12 hours

Price: $195

Access: 12 months

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Instructor-Led Training Options

Test Prep Course prepares candidates to take the NCCCO Written Exam. The course is followed on Day 2 by the NCCCO Written and Practical Exams.

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Online, On-Demand Prep Options

Overhead Crane Operator - Online is designed to increase the student's level of knowledge in proper use and pre-operational inspection of overhead cranes.

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Course Details

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $145

Access: 12 months

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Online, On-Demand Prep Options

To assist crane operators that need to comply with the newly revised OSHA 1926.1400 regulations, which requires crane operators working in construction or performing construction-related activities to be certified through a nationally accredited agency, ITI offers an online Articulating Boom Crane Operator Certification Test Prep Course. This e-learning program is designed to prepare participants to take the general and crane-specific exams for national accredited agencies.

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Course Details

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $95

Access: 12 months

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Instructor-Led Prep Options

The Tower Crane Certification program provides training to prepare candidates for CCO examinations. Training Center courses prepare the student for tower crane, signal person and rigger written and practical examination.

Certification requirements include - written examination, practical examination, physical requirements, and a recertification requirement. All CCO written examinations are in multiple-choice format. The Tower Crane, Signal Person and Rigger programs use a single written exam with a practical exam for certification.

morrow-logo-stacked-lgM-smallITI tower crane courses offerings are carried out by partner, Morrow Equipment, at their state-of-the-art training center in Salem, Oregon.  Morrow is the exclusive distributor of Liebherr manufactured tower cranes in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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NCCCO SIGNALPERSON PREP & EXAMS

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Rigger & Signalperson Certification

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), offers the following rigger and signalperson certification options:

  • Rigger Level I
  • Rigger Level II
  • Signalperson

ITI provides the following rigger and signalperson certification prep training course options...



Rigger I - Training Center Instructor-Led (Prep & Exams)

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2 Days | A Certified Rigger Level I can perform simple, repetitive rigging tasks when the load weight, center of gravity, rigging, and rigging configuration are provided or known by the rigger through experience or knowledge of: rigging inspection, rigging identification, hitch configurations and capacities, basic knots, hazard recognition, signaling operations, and use of various types of rigging equipment and their applications.

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Rigger I - Simulcast Instructor-Led (Prep Only)

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2 Days | Live Online Course | Join our classroom sessions from virtually anywhere. This course is a 2-day test prep to ensure riggers are prepared to take the NCCCO nationally accredited exams for Level I. Note: This is a virtual classroom only session.

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Rigger I - Online, On-Demand (Prep Only)

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4 HRS | Riggers preparing for a Level I Rigging Certification exam will benefit from this online course with a comprehensive overview of basic rigger responsibilities. Make the most of your study time by using the quizzes and end-of-course test to guide your preparation and help you succeed on your certification exam.

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Rigger II - Instructor-Led (Prep & Exams)

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2 Days | A Certified Rigger Level II can select rigging components and procedures based on rigging capacity. A Rigger Level II can perform the following rigging tasks unsupervised: load weight and center of gravity estimation, lift point identification, rigging selection, pre-use inspection, rigging identification, hitch configurations, load angle factors, rigging capacities, load integrity, understanding of load dynamics and associated hazards, knowledge of hoisting equipment, winches, jacks, industrial rollers, and other load handling equipment.

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Rigger II - Online, On-Demand (Prep Only)

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6 Hrs | Riggers preparing for Level I and II Rigging Certification exams will benefit from this online course with a comprehensive overview of intermediate rigger responsibilities. Includes Rigger Level I topics. Make the most of your study time by using our quizzes and end-of-course test to guide your preparation and help you succeed on your certification exam.

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Signalperson - Instructor-Led (Prep & Exams)

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1 Day | This course is a 1-day test prep to ensure signalpersons are prepared to take the NCCCO nationally accredited exams.

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Signalperson - Online, On-Demand (Prep Only)

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3 Hrs | This online course prepares personnel to work with and around mobile and overhead cranes, from communication and signaling, to crane dynamics and operations.

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Lift Director Certification

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The NCCCO Lift Director Task Force that developed the Lift Director certification program was made up of experts from all aspects of the crane industry—management, crane users, trainers, and safety supervisors—who together represent many thousands of hours of crane-related experience. These volunteers gave freely of their time and expertise with the primary goal of improving the quality of lift direction and promote additional training among lift directors.

CCO Lift Director certification is available for the following designations:

  • Lift Director—Mobile Cranes (MLD)
  • Lift Director—Tower Cranes (TLD)

Lift director certification requirements include the following pre-requisites...

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Inspector Certification

CCO Crane Inspector certification is available for the following designations:

  • Mobile Crane Inspector (MCI)
  • Tower Crane Inspector (TCI)
  • Overhead Crane Inspector (OCI)

How to Become a CCO-Certified Inspector

ELIGIBILITY

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Requirements for certification include the following:

  • Be at least 18 years of age 
  • Meet experience requirements (All Crane Inspector candidates must submit a completed Experience Form and relevant documentation for review at least two weeks prior to submitting their exam Candidate Applications.)
  • Pass Written Examinations 
  • Comply with NCCCO’s Substance Abuse Policy 
  • Comply with NCCCO’s Code of Ethics

Learn more about how to test at nccco.org 

Certification FAQs

Frequently asked questions certification question and additional resources

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What is OSHA 1926.1400?

This standard applies to power-operated equipment, when used in construction, that can hoist, lower and horizontally move a suspended load. Such equipment includes, but is not limited to: Articulating cranes (such as knuckle-boom cranes); crawler cranes; floating cranes; cranes on barges; locomotive cranes; mobile cranes (such as wheel-mounted, rough-terrain, all-terrain, commercial truck-mounted, and boom truck cranes); multi-purpose machines when configured to hoist and lower (by means of a winch or hook) and horizontally move a suspended load; industrial cranes (such as carry-deck cranes); dedicated pile drivers; service/mechanic trucks with a hoisting device; a crane on a monorail; tower cranes (such as a fixed jib, i.e., "hammerhead boom"), luffing boom and self-erecting); pedestal cranes; portal cranes; overhead and gantry cranes; straddle cranes; sideboom cranes; derricks; and variations of such equipment. However, items listed in paragraph (c) of this section are excluded from the scope of this standard.

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