National Center for Construction Education & Research
NCCER's Tower Crane Operator Certification Program consists of assessments and practical examinations that meet or exceed current ASME and federal OSHA consensus safety standards.
NCCER has enacted policies and procedures to safeguard objectivity and impartiality in all of its assessment and certification processes. NCCER training, assessment and certification is available without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other reason prohibited by local, state or federal regulations.
Tower Crane Endorsed Accredited Assessment Centers are able to deliver the certification program (assessments and practical examinations) to their employees/membership using their own equipment as personnel are available and time permits.
NCCER's Tower Crane Operator Certification Program offers:
For information on becoming endorsed to deliver NCCER’s Tower Crane Operator Certification Program, visit the mobile crane operator endorsement page.
NCCER released the new Gold Card, a picture card for all candidates who earn a certification through one of NCCER’s Mobile Crane Operator, Rigger and/or Signal Person Certification Programs. The Gold Card provides each certified professional a unique number, allowing them to verify certification credentials in real time through NCCER’s Online Verification.
For reportable incidents, download and submit the Mobile Crane Incident Report by clicking here.