National Commission for the
Certification of Crane Operators
Committed to Quality, Integrity, and Fairness in Testing since 1995

CERTIFICATIONS

Tower Crane Operator

Written & Practical Exam Fees

The following candidate fees are effective for paper/pencil tests (PPT) and practical exams taken after January 1, 2020, and for computer-based tests (CBT) applied for after January 1, 2020.

View 2019 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 Tower Crane Operator certification program.

WRITTEN EXAM: 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.

PPT Written Exam/Retest Fees:
Tower Crane Operator PPT Written Exam $180
PPT Recertification Written Exam/Retest Fees:
Tower Crane Operator PPT Recertification Written Exam $180

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

WRITTEN EXAM: 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 detailed application instructions and the online application form.

CBT EXAMINATION FEES

You must pay the appropriate CBT Written Exam fees when you 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 you do not schedule and test within 12 months, you will forfeit the fees. This does not affect the deadline(s) noted in the CCO Certification Time Frames or the Recertification Requirements sections on the Tower Crane Operator Certification Overview page.

CBT Written Exam/Retest Fees:
Tower Crane Operator CBT Written Exam
$250
CBT Recertification Written Exam/Retest Fees
Tower Crane Operator CBT Recertification Written Exam
$250

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:
Tower Crane Operator Practical Exam
$70

See 2020 exam fees for all CCO programs.