Mobile Crane Operations

The mobile crane may be the most powerful piece of equipment in the construction industry. With maximum mast heights of over 400 feet and lift capacities of hundreds of thousands of pounds, mobile cranes are essential in building and maintaining bridges, highways, buildings, pipelines and towers. Mobile crane operation requires physical coordination, stamina, focus and concentration.

NCCER offers a three-level curriculum covering topics such as Crane Safety, Load Charts and Emergency Procedures.

Click to view a list of Mobile Crane Operator Certification Providers.


For more information regarding NCCER's Certification Programs that meet/exceed current ASME & OSHA standards, see Mobile Crane Operator Certification, Rigger/Signal Person Certification and Tower Crane Operator Certification.


Load Charts

To download a table showing the load charts that correspond to each assessment, click here.

Curriculum

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Orientation to the Trade, Basic Principles of Cranes, Rigging Practices, Crane Safety, and Operating a Crane. Purchase Materials

Assessments

Mobile 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. Learn how to become a Mobile Crane Practical Examiner.

The following four written assessments and four practical examinations combine for 13 equipment specific certifications. Click here to view the Paths to Mobile Crane Credentials

CANDIDATE HANDBOOK (click to download)


Practical Examinations

  • Crawler Mount
  • Industrial / All-Purpose
  • Rough Terrain / All Terrain
  • Rubber Tire Truck Mount

Written Assessments

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Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.

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