This program is for individuals who are looking for a career as a Tower Crane Operator through a nationally recognized accredited agency. This five-day program is taught by full time instructors that are experienced and extremely knowledgeable in the crane safety industry.
This course consists of a two and a half-day preparation workshop, written exams, along with two and a half-day practice and practical testing on the crane, for a total of five days. This training and testing can be conducted at our facility or yours- just like all of our other training courses.
Upon successful completion you will be certified in the following tower crane types:
During this course you will gain knowledge in the following areas, but not limited to:
- Site Set Up
- Site Hazards
- Supporting Surfaces
- Lightning Protection
- Crane Foundation
- Erection, Climbing and Dismantling
- Proper Erection, Climbing and Dismantling
- Freestanding Height
- Proper Installation
- Crane Operations
- Crane Inspections
- Shutdown Procedures
- Load Verifications
- Operator Responsibilities
- Operator Aids and Limiting Devices
- Emergency Response
- Technical Knowledge
- Crane Functions
- Basic Maintenance and Replacement
- Tower Nomenclature
- Plumb Tolerance
- Safety Procedures
- Bolting Procedures
- Load Charts
- Luffing Crane
- Weight Estimations
The NCCCO (National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators) certification program is recognized by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration as meeting OSHA’s requirements for crane operator competency and provides significant benefits for employers who adopt the CCO certification program. All NCCCO programs meet federal OSHA regulations and ANSI (American National Standard Institute) ASME B30.5 Standards.
Tower cranes, to include self-erector towers, represent a large and growing proportion of cranes in use today. Until now, operators had no independent means to demonstrate that they knew how to operate these specialized cranes safely and effectively. This program directly addresses this need. Give us a call for more information and pricing.
If you are looking to recertify then please contact us to learn how you can attend the two-and-a-half-day prep workshop prior to taking your written recertification exam.
NCCCO Tower Crane Workshop Eligibility
This class requires all students to be 18 years of age. Some experience in the construction industry is preferred but not required. To complete the certification, you will need to pass 55 multiple-choice questions, six of which are load chart questions. You will also will need to successfully pass a tower crane practical exam. As with all NCCCO programs you will need to comply with the NCCCO Substance Abuse Policy and the NCCCO Code of Ethics.