National Commission for the
Certification of Crane Operators
Committed to Quality, Integrity, and Fairness in Testing since 1995
NCCCO’s COVID-19 Response Center (updated August 10, 2021)
CCO Simplifies and Standardizes Mobile Crane CADs
CCO is adopting standardized test site layouts for the Mobile Crane Operator certification program.
CCO Increases Examination Fairness, Reliability and Validity for Recertificants
To improve fairness across all exams and candidates, CCO is migrating away from shortened recertification exams and replacing them with the initial (longer) certification written exams to be taken by all candidates.
NCCCO Updated Response to COVID-19 for Candidates and Certificants
NCCCO continues to permit continued written (paper/pencil and computer-based) and practical testing safely during COVID-19.
BTF Examination to Be Discontinued as of September 30
The CCO Boom Truck—Fixed Cab (BTF) designation, a subcategory of the Telescopic Boom—Fixed Cab (TSS) certification, will be retired as of September 1.