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Crane and Tower Operators

RPCC Course- Beginner Level

Beginner Level Crane Operator Training & NCCCO Certification Program includes preparation class, written exam, practical exam, all NCCCO fees, and NCCCO certification upon passing each of the exams. This course is designed for those individuals who have little to no experience in crane operations and upon successful completion will have a full grasp on crane operations and the theory and fundamentals behind it. 40 hours of actual seat time in a crane are included.

DAY CLASS: 4-week program NIGHT CLASS: 6-week program

RPCC Course- Experienced

4-day NCCCO preparation class for people with crane operation experience, but have no NCCCO certification. Includes written exam, practical exam, all NCCCO fees, and NCCCO certification upon passing each of the exams. Specialties available include Fixed Cab Telescopic Boom (TSS), Swing Cab Telescopic Boom (TLL), and Lattice Boom Crawler (LBC).

One or more specialties may be selected:

TSS ONLY
TSS and TLL
TSS, TLL, and LBC

RPCC Course- Recertifications

4-day class includes NCCCO Operator preparation class, written exam, all NCCCO fees, and NCCCO certification upon passing the written exam. No practical exam is necessary. This course applies to crane operators who are currently NCCCO certified and are up for renewal.

RPCC Course- Add-A-Specialty -for current NCCCO certified operators

  • Tower Crane (TWR) 3-day stand-alone class
  • Lattice Boom Crawler (LBC) 3-day stand-alone class
  • Fixed-Cab Telescopic Boom (TSS) 4-day stand-alone class
  • Swing-Cab Telescopic Boom (TLL) 4-day stand-alone class

RPCC Course- Tower Crane

NCCCO Experienced Operator Training Tower Crane Certification is a 3-day NCCCO Tower Crane Certification — preparation class, written exam, practical exam, all NCCCO fees, and NCCCO certification upon passing each of the exams. This course is designed for those individuals that have previous crane operating experience (and are not currently NCCCO certified) and are looking to acquire NCCCO Tower Crane Certification.

The training is conducted at:
RPCC Gonzales Technical Training Center
925 W Edenborne Pkwy, Gonzales, LA 70737

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Campus Locations


Gonzales Campus
925 W. Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA. 70737

Reserve Campus
181 Regala Park Road
Reserve, LA. 70084

St. Charles Campus
13145 HWY 90
Boutte, LA. 70039

Westside Campus
25250 Tenant Road
Plaquemine, LA. 70764

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