Welcome

The NCCCO Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization formed by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) in 2018 to promote industry safety by conducting research, educating about–and advocating for–personnel safety and certification, and facilitating access by youth, military personnel, and underserved communities to education, training and certification through scholarships and grants.

Education

The industry’s seemingly ever-changing working conditions, technology, and federal and state rules are challenging to keep abreast of, and the NCCCO Foundation is constantly improving and augmenting its educational and informational offerings in response.

Workforce Development

Over recent years there has emerged a severe shortage of trained construction professionals to help build this nation’s infrastructure. The NCCCO Foundation is addressing this skills gap, which has been widened by an aging workforce, through participation in multiple initiatives.

7th Annual Industry Forum

Learn about the latest developments in regulations and best industry practices as they pertain to the qualifications of personnel working in, with, and around cranes and other types of lifting equipment.

Education

A cornerstone of the mission of the NCCCO Foundation is that it serve as an authoritative industry resource of information related to certification and workforce development matters.  

Workforce Development

NCCCO is addressing the construction industry skills gap, which has been widened by an aging workforce, through participation in multiple initiatives.

Standards Setting

The NCCCO Foundation participates in a variety of standards-setting activities, both nationally and internationally.

Recent News

Registration Now Open for 7th Annual Industry Forum

Registration Now Open for 7th Annual Industry Forum

Free registration is now open for the annual event focused on the qualifications of crane operators and those who work with and around lifting equipment. The Seventh Annual Industry Forum on Personnel Qualifications is scheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2022, as a...

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Personnel Qualifications to be Focus of Industry Forum

Personnel Qualifications to be Focus of Industry Forum

The qualifications of crane operators and those who work with and around lifting equipment will once again be the focus of this fall’s NCCCO Foundation Industry Forum on Personnel Qualifications.  Now in its seventh year, the Forum is scheduled for Thursday,...

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