A full set of NCCER credentials includes:

  • Certificate of completion
  • Wallet card
  • Official Transcript (when applicable, may also be in electronic format)


A full set of printed credentials are sent to an individual when he or she successfully completes the following:

  • Core Curriculum or any other full level of craft training through an Accredited Training Sponsor
    *NOTE: Most level one crafts require that core be completed before credentials are sent out for level one craft completions. This information can be found in the curriculum notes section of the catalog. 
  • An NCCER written assessment
  • An NCCER Performance Verification
  • An NCCER Mobile Crane, Rigger and/or Signal Person, or Tower Crane Certification


*All Initial credentials are sent to the Accredited Organization for distribution to those they have trained or tested