Ten-Day Mobile Crane Operator Training Program

Crane operators are one of the most respected and highly skilled individuals on the jobsite. Expand upon your current work experience in the construction industry and enroll in our Ten-Day Mobile Crane Operator program to start your new career as a NCCCO certified crane operator.

    Program Overview

    This program is ideal for any individual looking to begin their career as a NCCCO Certified Mobile Crane Operator.  The Ten-Day Mobile Crane Operator is ideal for anyone who has been in the construction industry for three years or more.  The program is the ideal opportunity to gain the certifications and qualifications that are required by OSHA and demanded by employers. 

    This ten-day program is an integrated hands program to help you get ready for the NCCCO written and practical exams.  You will spend the first five days at our facility practicing mobile crane operations including learning more about:

    • Inspections
    • Crane Dynamics
    • Operational aids
    • Range Diagrams
    • Load Charts
    • Crane Set up
    • And more

    Our instructors are extremely knowledgeable and capable of helping you understand the crane dynamics and how to safely perform your job.  The amount of hands-on practical time on the crane is unmatched with any other training facility in the country.  Every day you will be tasked with a series of drills and exercises that will improve your skill set as an operator. 

    The last week will be focused on preparing you for the written test, obtaining a Qualified Rigger/Signalperson and conducting the written and practical exams

    The objective of this program is to prepare graduates to enter the industry with NCCCO Crane Operator Certifications. Students prepare to become certified as operators of Hydraulic Boom Mobile Cranes. Successful graduates will earn four (4) NCCCO Certifications. NCCCO Exams take place during the program and will include three (3) Written & two (2) Practical Certification tests. Passing these exams results in the following six NCCCO Certifications: (TSS) Fixed Cab Hydraulic Crane, (TLL) Swing Cab Hydraulic Crane, (BTF) Boom Truck Fixed Cab Crane, (STC) Service Truck Crane, Rigger and Signal Person Qualification Class.

    The training atmosphere for this program has been designed to mimic the conditions that exist within the workplace. While in the training field, students perform all projects under the supervision of NCCCO certified instructors who advise and guide them. In order to ensure each student feels comfortable and confident performing the necessary tasks, this program is approximately 55% hands-on training.

    Crane Operator, Rigger & Signal Person Program Eligibility

    To begin your career as a NCCCO Mobile Crane Operator you must be 18 years of age.   This program specifically requires you to have three years construction related experience.  You must also comply with NCCCO’s Substance Abuse Policy and Code of Ethics.  You will complete your certification when you have successfully passed the NCCCO Written 90 Question Core Exam and 26 Question Specialty Exam. You also must pass a crane operation practical exam.

    Financing Options

    We want our programs to be attainable for anyone interested in pursuing a new career. We’ve partnered with financial institutions that can help finance your certification with Colorado Crane Operator School. Check out the various loan options.

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    See What Previous Students Have to Say

    “[Instructor] is the best instructor ever you learn everything you need to know involving cranes, rigging, and signaling classes are fun and very knowledgeable with experienced personnel all around best decision I ever made to come to this school” - Jack

    “Colorado crane school is a great opportunity for people wanting to operate cranes to learn the proper/safe way to operate. [Instructor] conducted both courses which I attended and he does a great job teaching. 10-10 would recommend”. - Austin

    “Amazing instructors that are very knowledgeable. I’ve been running Crane's for many years. And these great guys taught me even more. Best school I've ever been in.” - Jeremiah

    Are you ready to kick-start a new career?

    Colorado Crane Operator School takes great pride in being an approved NCCCO testing facility and having a high success rate for our students.  You having a successful career is 100% our business model so we strive to give you all the tools to achieve your goal.