What Does a Mobile Crane Operator Do?

What does a mobile crane operator do during a typical shift? It depends on the job and the rig they are running, but there are a few things all crane operators do. They build houses, bridges, buildings, go on rescue missions, basically anything heavy that needs to be moved. You might be hoisting materials around […]

Boom Truck-Fixed Cab Operator Certification Discontinued — What This Means for You

In August of 2021, the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) announced that it was discontinuing their popular Boom Truck-Fixed Cab (BTF) operator certification as a part of an overall simplification of the crane operator certification process. The BTF certification was initially created by the nationwide oversite organization years ago in response […]

Obtaining and Renewing Your Crane Operator Certification

Avoid Costly Delays and Get Up to Date Today Crane operator certification is a wonderful way to dramatically increase your job opportunities and earning potential but—like most things in life—your license isn’t permanent. Just like a state-issued driver’s licenses, your crane operator certification needs to be renewed on a regular basis. How long does a […]

NCCCO Makes Getting Crane Operator Certification Easier

There’s no denying that safely learning how to operate a crane can be mentally demanding. The testing and certification process can be even more complicated. But the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators has recently taken several measures to make that process simpler, easier, and more cost-effective for operators-in-training. The new updates will […]

Industries That Require the Best Mobile Crane Operator Training

Cranes have been used to build everything from the Statue of Liberty to the MGM Grand. Most large projects couldn’t be completed without mobile cranes. No matter what business you are in, every project needs qualified crane operators and signalpersons with training in the latest safety practices and standards. Need certification for you or your […]

Why a Crane Certification Might Be Better Than a College Degree

If you like dealing with people and you’re good with your hands, a skilled trade is one of the best industries to get into. Crane operators are at the top of the food chain in the world of heavy equipment. No matter where you get started, you’ll need a crane operator certification to get hired. […]

Online Crane Certification: Get in Driver’s Seat of These Mega Movers

You may not think you need online crane certification—after all, you’ve likely been on the job for years. But let’s consider your position as a crane operator, how you got there, and why you want to stay there. Operating a crane sets you apart from the rabble on any job site. The very fact that […]

Welcome to NCT: NCCCO Certification Training Online

Why is online crane operator training so important to you? When you’re working in the construction or transportation business—or any business at all, really—time is money. But you can’t afford to cut corners when it comes to safety. OSHA and other organizations are increasing inspections at job sites around the country to ensure that contractors […]

Heavy Equipment Operator Training Near Me

Fast, Easy, Satisfaction Guaranteed It’s time to take control of your career. It’s time to max out your earning potential. It’s time to find a job that you love and one you’re proud to do. It’s time to search for heavy equipment operator training near me. Maybe you’re just a newbie day laborer. Maybe you’ve […]

Heavy Equipment Operator School in Nevada

Find a High Paying Career in Nevada Heavy equipment operator school isn’t the right career choice for everyone—but if you’re reading this, it’s probably the right one for you. Sure, the pay rates are higher in the construction industry than they are in most other jobs in the private sector, but are you making as […]

Which Workers Benefit Most from the Labor Shortage?

The labor shortage is giving skilled workers better job opportunities. As demand rises, more and more crane operator jobs are opening up. Although everyone expected work to be back to normal by mid-2021, that’s not how things played out. Even after restrictions relaxed, some of the highest-paid heavy equipment operator jobs are still open. According […]

Knuckle Boom Crane Training

Knuckle Boom Crane Training and You—Do You Need It or Not? You see them almost every day but may not even know it. Knuckle Boom Cranes have become such an integral part of our lives here in America that we don’t even bat an eyelash when we see one driving down the road (unless it’s […]

OSHA Revokes Crane Institute Certification (CIC) Accreditation

OSHA Revokes CIC’s Accreditation In a shocking announcement last month (November 2019), the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revoked the accreditation of a previously nationally recognized crane training certification program. Crane Institute Certification (CIC) is no longer nationally accredited, meaning that the program cannot currently certify crane operators in the […]

NCCCO Crane Operator Certification

  Nationwide Crane Training is a leader in providing individuals and groups with training and exams to obtain NCCCO Crane Operator Certification. More than ever, finding quality crane training is of the utmost importance. In addition to the added measure of safety a well-trained crane operator provides, NCCCO crane operator certification also meets – OSHA […]

NCT Partners with STAHL to Provide STC Certification

In response to new OSHA regulations, Nationwide Crane Training (NCT), a leader in NCCCO crane certification training, has partnered with STAHL® to create a first of its kind class for Service Truck Crane (STC) operators. The five-day pilot program will be hosted by Total Truck & Trailer this February in Texas and serve as the […]

The True Story Hidden in Nationwide Crane Training Reviews

Nationwide Crane Training has been providing top-quality training to independent and affiliated crane and boom truck operators all over the country. We’ve crafted NCCCO test preparation that pushes students so they’ve nothing to fear from the actual exam. In fact, the vast majority pass the very first time. In addition, we help companies large and […]

Crane Operators Nationwide React to New OSHA Regulations

Early this spring, new OSHA regulations went into effect which changed the certification process for certain types of crane operation across the board. While the regulations were inspired by the differences between crane types (mostly defined by capacity) industry insiders aren’t happy. The regulations require yet another level of testing but shift the focus from […]

New Regulations for Service Truck Crane Operators

New NCCCO regulations went into effect this month (April 2013) that have wide reaching implications for crane operators everywhere. This new certification not only applies to service truck crane manufacturers but also to operators and the companies that own them as well. These smaller cranes have been subject to OSHA 1926 Subpart CC since 2010—which […]