Rigger/Signal Person

Practical Examiner

A Rigger & Signal Person Practical Examiner is an individual certified in accordance with the NCCER Rigger & Signal Person Operator Certification Program to deliver rigger and signal person practical examinations. Certified Rigger & Signal Person Practical Examiners must be affiliated with an NCCER Rigger & Signal Person Endorsed Accredited Assessment Center.

Certification Requirements

Each of the following requirements must be met in order to become an NCCER certified Rigger/Signal Person Practical Examiner:

  • Have approval of an NCCER Accredited Assessment Center
  • Have at least five years of documented related experience or equivalent related training/education, verified by NCCER
  • Submit Practical Examiner Qualifications via the new Registry system for verification and approval
  • Successfully pass the NCCER Advanced Rigger and Signal Person assessments, prior to being approved to attend Rigger & Signal Person Practical Examiner training
  • Successfully complete the Rigger & Signal Person Practical Examiner training program
  • Have current NCCER Master Trainer, Craft Instructor, or Performance Evaluator certification or successfully complete the NCCER Instructor Certification Training Program (ICTP) or the Performance Evaluator Training.
  • Successfully view the Practical Examiner Webinar. This must be completed by the Practical Examiner and Primary Administrator.

Training Program

Training topics include:

  • Requirements, responsibilities and liabilities of the Rigger & Signal Person Certification Program
  • Confidentiality requirements of the program
  • Matching assessments to the appropriate practical examinations;
  • Application of practical exam procedures
  • Setup and administration of all levels of Rigger & Signal Person Practical Examinations
  • Required paperwork
  • Policies and procedures of the program

Program Schedule

Please see our myNCCER page to view more information and submit registration for class.

The registration process is part of the new Registry system and will be made available/notified to the candidate upon approval of their qualifications and meeting of prerequisite assessments.