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


Frequently Asked Questions


Why doesn’t NCCCO offer training as well as testing for certification?

NCCCO does not offer training so as to provide an independent and objective assessment of proficiency. However, as training is clearly essential to the process of improving knowledge and skills, NCCCO provides a directory of Training Providers on its website in the Training Resources section.

How do I get training?

Although training is not required for certification, NCCCO recognizes training as a key element in the certification process, and it encourages professional instruction in the knowledge and skills that define competency for those who work in and around load handling equipment. This website offers a directory of Training Providers that have indicated they offer preparatory training for CCO exams. 

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