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

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

Candidates who want to sit for paper/pencil written exam(s) should first check the schedule of upcoming PPT Test Dates and Locations. Once a test location and date have been identified, candidates must use the online Candidate Application form to apply and use a credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) to pay the appropriate PPT Written Exam fees.

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 more than 400 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
$60

An additional $30 fee will be charged if:

  • An application form is incomplete
  • Full payment is not received or credit card cannot be processed for any reason
  • A candidate requests changes to the application
See fees for all CCO exams.