Articulating Crane NCCCO Certified Operator

DSC_3267Crane Tech’s Articulating Crane NCCCO Certified Operator course helps prepare operators to gain NCCCO certification. Through our specialized knowledge of what it takes to become a Certified Operator, full-time staff dedicated to the certification process—including NCCCO Certified Operators and NCCCO Accredited Practical Examiners—and our proprietary educational materials, Crane Tech can help operators gain these credentials that will set them apart.

Operators who successfully complete Crane Tech’s NCCCO Articulating Crane certification preparation program are better equipped to make positive decisions regarding safety and control of their equipment. We believe that it’s not how well one does on a test, but how well one can maintain an accident-free site long term.

With active participation in the NCCCO, detailed knowledge of the NCCCO process, our unparalleled industry experience, and excellent quality and customer service standards—why choose any other company?


This course is available through our On-Site Training program, and will:

  • Cover what’s required to successfully pass the NCCCO Articulating Crane certification written and practical exams.
  • Provide new knowledge and skills that enhance your safety and work practices on the job.
  • Satisfy OSHA training requirements for construction, general industry, and maritime while providing essential information to keep you and your fellow workers safe.

Major Course Topics Include:DSC_3160

  • Site and Setup
  • Operations
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Load Charts


After the preparation and training, Crane Tech will facilitate the NCCCO written and practical exams required for articulating boom crane and or loader certification. To be NCCCO certified for a five-year period, candidates must pass the applicable written exam and at least one corresponding practical exam.

The written examination consists of three examination options. Candidates choose one of these exams based on the certification designation(s) they seek. Candidates are given 90 minutes to complete the written examination:

  • Articulating Boom Loader (ABL)—50 questions
  • Articulating Boom Crane (ABC)—65 questions
  • Articulating Boom Crane w/Winch (ABW)—75 questions

The practical examination demonstrates crane operator proficiency and is available for two crane types:

  • Articulating Boom Loaders (ABL)
  • Articulating Boom Cranes (ABC)

Refer to the chart below to determine which written exam(s) and which practical exam(s) you require for the certifications you are seeking.

If you are seeking certification for:  Take the corresponding exams:
Written Practical
Articulating Boom Loaders (ABL) Articulating Boom Loader Articulating Boom Loader
Articulating Boom Cranes (ABC) Articulating Boom Crane Articulating Boom Crane
Articulating Boom Cranes with Winch (ABW) Articulating Boom Crane with Winch Articulating Boom Crane
Articulating Boom Loaders and Boom Cranes (ABL & ABC) Articulating Boom Crane Articulating Boom Loader & Articulating Boom Crane
Articulating Boom Loaders, Boom Cranes and with Winch (ABL, ABC, & ABW) Articulating Boom Crane with Winch Articulating Boom Loader & Articulating Boom Crane

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Training Schedule

3-Day Course for ABL/ABC/ABW #4185 $1495

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The candidate chooses which certification they require. Refer to the chart at the bottom of this page.

Important Notes:

  • • Registration, Payment & Candidate Applications are due 2 weeks prior to the start of the class.
  • • Crane Tech’s policy is for the candidate to bring their own truck in the category that they are to be tested on.

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