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CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II

Written & Practical Exam Fees


HOW TO TEST

Get complete instructions on how to apply for and take CCO certification written exams, practical exams, and recertification exams.

The information below is specific to the CCO Rigger certification programs.

NOTE: Rigger Level II certificants must only take and pass the Rigger Level II Recertification Written Exam to maintain both Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II certifications.

WRITTEN EXAMS: PAPER/PENCIL TEST (PPT) OPTION

For paper/pencil tests (PPT), the appropriate Written Exam fees must be enclosed with your Candidate Application. Checks, money orders, or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) may be used, but do not send cash. Please include your payment in the envelope with all the other application materials but do not staple the check or money order to the application form.

PPT Exam/Retest fees for new Rigger candidates only (not current CCO card holders):
Rigger Level I Written Exam $95
Rigger Level II Written Exam $95
Combined Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Exam Fees (not current CCO card holders)
Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Written and Practical Exams $250*
*To receive discounted pricing, all written exams must be taken at the same test administration. All practical exams must be completed within seven days of the written exam administration or exam fees will be forfeited.
PPT Exam fees for current CCO card holders only:
Rigger Level I Written Exam $50
Rigger Level II Written Exam $50
Combined Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Exam Fees (current CCO card holders only)
Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Written and Practical Exams $225*
*To receive discounted pricing, all written exams must be taken at the same test administration. All practical exams must be completed within seven days of the written exam administration or exam fees will be forfeited.
Retest fees for current CCO card holders only:
Rigger Level I Written Exam $50
Rigger Level II Written Exam $50
Recertification Exam Fees/Retest Fees:
Rigger Level I Recertification Written Exam or Recertification Exam Retest (CCO-certified Riggers only) $95
Rigger Level II Recertification Written Exam or Recertification Exam Retest (CCO-certified Riggers only) $95
Rigger Level I Recertification Written Exam (CCO-certified Operators only) $75
Rigger Level I Recertification Written Exam (CCO-certified Operators only) $75
Rigger Level I Recertification Written Exam Retest (CCO-certified Operators only) $50
Rigger Level II Recertification Written Exam Retest (CCO-certified Operators only) $50

Other PPT fees may apply if application is submitted late, candidate wishes to reschedule, or payment cannot be processed.  

Discounts are available for candidates seeking Signalperson certification at the same time as Rigger certification; see the Candidate Applications for combined discounted fees. For details about Signalperson certification, see the NCCCO Signalperson Candidate Handbook.

COMPUTER-BASED TESTING (CBT) OPTION

To use the computer-based testing (CBT) option, go to the Computer-Based Testing page. This page includes links to a directory of approximately 300 PSI locations throughout the U.S. as well as instructions and the online application form.

CBT EXAMINATION FEES

Candidates must pay the appropriate CBT Written Exam fees when they apply online. A credit card (VISA, MasterCard, or American Express) must be used to pay online. CBT exam payments are valid for one year. If the candidate does not schedule and test within 12 months, he/she forfeits the fees. This does not affect the deadline(s) noted in the CCO Certification Time Frames or the Recertification Requirements sections.

CBT Exam/Retest Fees

CBT Exam fees for Rigger candidates only (not current CCO card holders:
Rigger Level I Written Exam $130
Rigger Level II Written Exam $130
CBT Exam fees for current CCO card holders:
Rigger Level I Written Exam $110
Rigger Level II Written Exam $110
Retest Fees for current CCO card holders
Rigger Level I Written Exam $85
Rigger Level II Written Exam $85
Recertification Fees
Rigger Level I Recertification Written Exam or Recertification Exam Retest (CCO-certified Riggers only) $130
Rigger Level II Recertification Written Exam or Recertification Exam Retest (CCO-certified Riggers only) $130
Rigger Level I Recertification Written Exam (CCO-certified Operators only) $110
Rigger Level II Recertification Written Exam (CCO-certified Operators only) $110
Rigger Level I Recertification Written Exam Retest (CCO-certified Operators only) $85
Rigger Level II Recertification Written Exam Retest (CCO-certified Operators only) $85

Other CBT fees may apply if application is submitted late, candidate wishes to reschedule, or payment cannot be processed.

PRACTICAL EXAM FEES

Practical Exam/Retest fees for new Rigger candidates only (not current CCO card holders):
Rigger Level I Practical Exam $95
Rigger Level II Practical Exam $95
Combined Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Exam Fees (not current CCO card holders)
Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Written and Practical Exams $250*
*To receive discounted pricing, all written exams must be taken at the same test administration. All practical exams must be completed within seven days of the written exam administration or exam fees will be forfeited.
Practical Exam fees for current CCO card holders only:
Rigger Level I Practical Exam $50
Rigger Level II Practical Exam $50
Combined Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Exam Fees (current CCO card holders only)
Rigger Level I and Rigger Level II Written and Practical Exams $225*
*To receive discounted pricing, all written exams must be taken at the same test administration. All practical exams must be completed within seven days of the written exam administration or exam fees will be forfeited.
Retest fees for current CCO card holders only:
Rigger Level I Practical Exam $50
Rigger Level II Practical Exam $50