National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators, or NCCCO The National Commission for the…
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is a non-profit agency that was established in 1995. With headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, the organization’s mission is to develop effective performance standards that promote the safe operation of cranes. Operating a crane requires certifications, training, and skills to ensure the safety of the operator, coworkers, and the general public.
Associated Training Services (ATS) offer a variety of training programs, including those that help individual train to be crane operators, riggers, or signalpersons. These programs will qualify or certify the trainee so he or she can seek employment in the field and perform their jobs safely and as they should. ATS offers several programs that are customized to meet the needs of the different employers in the fields. Here are some of the different NCCCO certifications that are available to ATS students:
- Lattice boom crane – crawler and truck
- Large telescopic boom cranes – swing cab and rough terrain
- Small telescopic boom cranes – fixed cab and boom trucks
- Articulated cranes – knucklebooms
- Digger derricks
- Tower cranes
- Overhead cranes
Also, NCCCO Rigger 1 and NCCCO Signalperson certifications are available. ATS also offers OSHA compliant rigging and signalperson qualifications.
The Importance of Certifications
You need to have the proper training and certifications before you go on the job site. If you don’t have the proper certifications, you and your employer could face the consequences, especially if there is an accident with injuries or damages.
To protect yourself and to help you stabilize your career and future, make sure you understand all the processes and get the right certifications. There is a demand for qualified crane operators, so it is a great career choice. To learn more about the crane operator, rigging and signalperson training available at ATS, call (800) 383-7364 today. Financial aid is available.