AAC Primary Administrators can use this guide to validate that the Registry System reflects a candidate has successfully met the requirements for Gold Card Certification. The components that comprise the NCCER Gold Card Certification include: an approved practical examination application, approved candidate photo, passed written assessment, and passed hands-on practical examination. All components must be submitted under the same NCCER Card Number.
Please access more information here: Crane, Rigger and Signal Person Certification Programs.


Verify Approved Application and Candidate Photo

  1. Log in to the NCCER Registry System: https://registry.nccer.org
  2. Select the AAC Primary Administrator role.
  3. Click the My Organization icon.
  4. Choose the My Work Items tab.
  5. Click the field displaying “Assessment Results Processing” and select  “Practical Examination Applications” from the drop-down menu.
  6. Change the Application Status field to “Check All.”
  7. Change the Candidate Photo Status field to “Check All.”
  8. Enter the Candidate’s First and Last Name as spelled in the Registry System.
  9. Click the Search button.
  10. Click the blue Application ID number hyperlink to open the Practical Examination Application.
  11. Verify the Application Status and Candidate Photo Status.

a.  For a Gold Card Certification to generate, both status should say Approved.

Verify Passed Written Assessment and Passed Practical Examination Results

  1. Log in to the NCCER Registry System: https://registry.nccer.org
  2. Select the AAC Primary Administrator role.
  3. Click the My Organization icon.
  4. Choose the My Work Items tab.
  5. Click the field displaying “Assessment Results Processing” and select “Crane/Rigger Results Processing” from the drop-down menu.
  6. Change the Status field to the blank option directly above “Pending.”
  7. Enter the Candidate’s First and Last Name as spelled in the Registry System.
  8. Click the Search button.
  9. Scroll to the right in the results grid to view the candidate’s Name and NCCER Card #.

a.   For a Gold Card Certification to generate, both the written assessment and hands-on practical exam should be associated with the same NCCER Card #. Please read the following note if the Name and NCCER Card # do not match.


NOTE: If a candidate’s Name and NCCER Card # do not match for both the written assessment and hands-on practical exam, then the Primary Administrator should click the blue Assessment/Practical Exam ID hyperlink to open the results and verify the Alternate ID #. This review may identify a duplicate NCCER Card # has been generated due to an incorrect Alternate ID #. This can be rectified by contacting the NCCER Support Team via phone at 888-622-3720 or email at support@nccer.org.