New Skill Added to OWL: Overhead Crane Operator Certification

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS
New Skill Added to OWL: Overhead Crane Operator Certification

PREREQUISITES:

Must be a UBC member in good standing with their local union, current Certified Rigger and Signaler (CRS), current Overhead Crane Operator Medical Verification Form required for OCCO and recommended NCCCO, current Gas Turbine Qualification and must be at least 18 years old. Candidates will attend a full 2-day hands-on practical skills assessment and a knowledge-based written test examination. To become an Overhead Crane Certified Operator (OCCO or NCCCO), candidates must successfully complete the Overhead Crane Operator Written Test and Overhead Crane Operator Practical Test. Note: When the following prerequisites expire, the Overhead Crane Certified Operator (OCCO & NCCCO) will go pending until the prerequisites are renewed:

  • Overhead Crane Operator Medical Verification Form [2-year expiration date] (waived for NCCCO certification but recommended)
  • Certified Rigger and Signaler (CRS) or Certified Master Rigger and Signaler / Lift Director (CMRS/LD) [4-year expiration date]

Any member meeting prerequisites interested in signing up for this course please contact the Carpenters Training Center at 212-727-2224 or email us at ctc@nycdcctc.org