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

GET CCO CERTIFIED

2023 CCO Exam Fees

The following CCO exam fees are effective January 1, 2023.

Candidates take identical exams for initial certification and for recertification.

Candidates may take written exams via Event Online Testing (EOT), Online Proctored Testing (OPT), computer-based testing (CBT), or paper-pencil testing (PPT). Read more on the newest ways to take CCO exams.

Mobile Crane Operator Program

EOT, OPT, & CBT Exam Fees

PPT Exam Fees

Practical Exam Fees

Core Exam
$140
$120

Lattice Boom Cranes Specialty Exam
$80
$60
$70
Telescopic Boom—Fixed Cab Cranes Specialty Exam
$80
$60
$70
Telescopic Boom—Swing Cab Crane Specialty Exam
$80
$60
$70

Service Truck Crane Operator Program

Service Truck Crane
$210
$180
$70

Tower Crane Operator Program

Tower Crane
$210
$180
$70

Overhead Crane Operator Program

Overhead Crane
$210
$180
$70

Articulating Crane Operator Program

Articulating Boom Loader
$210
$180
$70
Articulating Boom Crane
$210
$180
$70
Articulating Boom Crane w/Winch
$210
$180
$70

Digger Derrick Operator Program

Digger Derrick
$210
$180
$70

Dedicated Pile Driver Operator Program

Dedicated Pile Driver
$210
$200
$70

Drill Rig Operator Program

Drill Rig Core Exam
$140
$150

Foundation Drill Rig Specialty Exam
$80
$50
$70
Anchor/Micropile Specialty Exam
$80
$50
$70

Concrete Pump Operator Program

Concrete Pump Operator Exam
$210


Telehandler Operator Program

Telehandler Operator
$105


Fixed Telehandler Specialty


$95
Rotating Telehandler Specialty


$95

Rigger Programs

Rigger Level I
$105
$85
$95
Rigger Level II
$105
$85
$95

Signalperson Program

Signalperson
$105
$85
$95*
*The Signalperson program requires a practical exam instead of a written exam for recertification.   

Crane Inspector Program

Crane Inspector Core
$210
$250

Crane Inspector Mobile Crane Specialty
$80 $250  
Crane Inspector Tower Crane Specialty
$80
$250

Crane Inspector Overhead Crane Comprehensive
$280
$350

Lift Director Program

Lift Director Core
$160
$150
Lift Director Mobile Crane Specialty
$160
$150

Lift Director Tower Crane Specialty
$160
$150