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WHAT TO EXPECT PRACTICAL EXAMS
  • The NCCCO practical exams are the most challenging part of any crane operator certification course. It’s beneficial to understand what is expected at the time of your hands-on practical exam, that’s why we provide a detailed breakdown to better prepare you.

  • We also offer training packages that you can add on to any certification package, at any time! These packages can help save you money by avoiding any retesting fees, allow you the time you need to get comfortable behind the controls, and allow you to work one on one with our expert instructors who will provide you with helpful tips and exercises along the way.

1.

PLACE
OVERHEAD
BALL IN STOP
CIRCLE

Optimum time 1
minute 30 seconds

2.

FOLLOW
HAND
SIGNALS

This task is not timed

3.

PLACE
OVERHEAD
BALL IN TWO
BARRELS

Optimum time 3
minutes 30 seconds

4.

A. MANUEVER THROUGH ZIGZAG
CORRIDOR WITH TEST WEIGHT FORWARD

B. MANEUVER THROUGH ZIGZAG
CORRIDORS WITH TEST WEIGHT REVERSE

Optimum time 3 minutes each way for swing cab and 4 minutes each way for fixed cab

Check out frequently asked questions related to our course, exams, and more!

Which hand signals will be used on the crane operator certification
practical exam?

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