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CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Signalperson

Written and Practical Exam Fees

HOW TO TEST

Get complete instructions on how to apply for and take CCO certification written exams, practical exams, and recertification exams.

The information below is specific to the CCO Signalperson certification program.

WRITTEN EXAMS: PAPER/PENCIL TEST (PPT) OPTION

For paper/pencil tests (PPT), the appropriate Written Exam fees must be enclosed with your Candidate Application. Checks, money orders, or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) may be used, but do not send cash. Please include your payment in the envelope with all the other application materials but do not staple the check or money order to the application form.

Fees for Signalperson PPT Examinations are:

PPT Exam/Retest fees for new candidates (not current CCO card holders)
Signalperson Written Exam or Retest  $95
Signalperson Practical Exam or Retest $95
Signalperson Written and Practical Exams (Signalperson candidates only—certification card included) $190
Signalperson & Rigger Level I Written and Practical Exams
$250
PPT Exam/Retest fees for current CCO card holders
Signalperson Written Exam or Retest  $50
Signalperson Practical Exam or Retest $50
Signalperson Written and Practical Exams $100
Signalperson & Rigger Level I Written and Practical Exams (current CCO card holder) $200

Other Fees:

Other PPT fees may apply if application is submitted late, candidate wishes to reschedule, or payment cannot be processed.  

Discounts are available for candidates seeking Signalperson certification at the same time as Rigger certification; see the Candidate Applications for combined discounted fees. 

WRITTEN EXAMS: COMPUTER-BASED TESTING (CBT) OPTION

To use the computer-based testing (CBT) option, go to the Computer-Based Testing page. This page includes links to a directory of approximately 300 PSI locations throughout the U.S. as well as instructions and the online application form.

CBT EXAMINATION FEES

Candidates must pay the appropriate CBT Written Exam fees when they apply online. A credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) must be used to pay online. CBT exam payments are valid for one year. If the candidate does not schedule and test within 12 months, he/she forfeits the fees. This does not affect the deadline(s) noted in the CCO Certification Time Frames or the Recertification Requirements sections.

Fees for Signalperson CBT Examinations are:

CBT Exam fees for Signalperson candidates only (not current CCO card holders:
Signalperson Written Exam or Retest
$130
CBT Exam fees for current CCO card holders:
Signalperson Written Exam $110
Signalperson Written Exam Retest
$85

Other CBT fees may apply if application is submitted late, candidate wishes to reschedule, or payment cannot be processed.

PRACTICAL EXAM FEES

Practical Exam/Retest fees for new Signalperson candidates only (not current CCO card holders):
Signalperson Practical Exam $95
Signalperson Practical Exam Retest
$95
Practical Exam fees for current CCO card holders only:
Signalperson Practical Exam $50
Signalperson Practical Exam $50
Retest fees for current CCO card holders only:
Signalperson Practical Exam Retest
$50
Signalperson Practical Exam Retest
$50