National Certification Requirement
for Mobile Crane Operators
mobile crane operators must be certified by November of 2014 according to the
recently enacted OSHA 29CFR 1926 Subpart CC Crane and Derrick standards.
About 60,000, or one-quarter to one-third of crane operators in the United
States are already NCCCO Certified. Despite the 2014 deadline, crane
operators should be pursing their certification now. A crane operator
certification by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane
Operations (NCCCO) is recognized by most employers and contractors as the “gold
standard” of crane certification. To ensure that it can provide fair
and independent assessments, NCCCO or as it is also known, the CCO, does not
provide training or training material. The written exams are
administered by an independent third party and the practical exams are
administered by NCCCO accredited practical examiners.
has a 17-year history of successfully providing preparatory classes for those
seeking their CCO certification. All of CICB’s professionally
trained instructors are NCCCO certified operators, riggers and signal persons
and are accredited as NCCCO Practical Examiners, who have firsthand knowledge
of the written and practical exams. Our modern facilities in both
Orlando, FL and Houston, TX, have all types of mobile cranes available for
hands-on practice on the NCCCO course before the practical exam.
Our Houston, TX location also offers practical exams on Overhead and
Articulating Cranes. CICB also has a guarantee of no charge NCCCO
preparatory retraining for candidates needing to retake any of the written
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Houston Training Center
CICB's Houston Training Center is now located at the Holt Crane & Equipment facility offering more clasroom space and CCO Practical Exams
for fixed and swing cab hydraulic cranes, lattice boom cranes, riggers and signalpersons.
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can be quite challenging. Please find useful links to help and see CICB’s FAQ section on this website. For further assistance, please call us at 800-327-1386.
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