National Commission for the
Certification of Crane Operators
Committed to Quality, Integrity, and Fairness in Testing since 1995


Mobile Crane Operator

Written Exam - Load Charts

Mobile Crane Load Charts Changes

In September 2022 CCO announced that candidates taking Mobile Crane Operator written exams will use generic load charts instead of manufacturer-specific load charts. Read more about this change as well as the shift to a single designation for all Lattice Boom Cranes (both crawler- and truck-mounted).

These are the current load charts use for all testing, effective January 2023:

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The Load Charts in this section are taken from the Load Chart Manual which has been published by NCCCO in cooperation with crane manufacturers to help candidates prepare for CCO written examinations. In some cases only excerpts of the load chart have been included and, therefore, they are not to be used for actual crane operation. If you need a load chart for a specific crane, you should contact the appropriate manufacturer or an official distributor.