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

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Mobile Crane Operator Written Exam Fee Structure to be Streamlined

November 11, 2021—Effective January 1, 2022, NCCCO will further simplify its exam fee schedule for Mobile Crane Operator written exams. These fee reductions and standardizations are intended to be fairer and provide increased flexibility for candidates who may prefer to take exams on different days or at different times, rather than encouraging them to take exams they may not be fully prepared for simply because of the cost.

The Mobile Crane Operator Core exam fee will be reduced from $160 to $120 for paper/pencil tests (PPT); for computer-based tests (CBT) the fee will go from $230 to $155. Mobile Crane Operator Specialty exams will all be standardized at $60 each for PPT and $95 each for CBT, no matter how many exams are taken on a particular day.

The simplified fees should reduce confusion and errors brought about by the current exam bundling options. CCO performed a thorough analysis of recent candidate activity and determined that on average candidates will pay the same or less than under the current fee structure. The changes will also set up the organization for additional streamlining and test administration options that will benefit candidates in the future.