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Certified Equipment Manager (CEM) Exam

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Certified Equipment Manager (CEM) designation is the only recognized standard for judging the qualifications of a manager of heavy off-road equipment or manager of municipal/government fleets. It is an attainable goal for equipment managers who want to be identified as exceptional. To achieve this goal, it takes personal motivation and depends on dedication to professionalism. An application is required prior to being qualified to sit for the exam. The minimum requirements are 25 points earned on the application based on experience and other established criteria. The Career Equipment Fleet Manager manual is essential and is available in both soft bound and PDF at www.aemp.org.

Areas of competency tested...
A Certified Equipment Manager is an equipment manager who possesses a mastery of the following five (5) Standards of equipment management: Finance, Information, Policies, Controls, and Customer Service.

Cost: Members $380; Non Members $545 (Prices include the application and exam.)

The Certification Institute (CI) is an optional two day study course provided prior to the exam. This course will be offered prior to CONEXPO-CONAGG on Sunday, March 2 and Monday, March 3 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas. Instructors are equipment professionals from across the USA.

Cost: Available online at www.aemp.org under the events tab.

Email: Contact Jim Phillips at jim@aemp.org or call (970) 928-3404 for additional information.

Certified Equipment Manager (CEM) Field Test

Calling Equipment Managers of all levels (Including current CEMs)
AEMP Needs Field Test Participants

AEMP is field testing new CEM EXAM questions and needs participants in Las Vegas on March 5, 6 or 7, 2014.

Just for participating you will receive 5 CEUs, a certificate for $50 off the CEM Exam and the opportunity to learn about your skill level in relation to AEMP's Certified Equipment Manager (CEM) competencies.

Please help AEMP maintain the best certification program in the equipment industry by signing up today to participate in the Field Test. Sign up by emailing Jim Phillips jim@aemp.org.

You can also stop by the AEMP booth at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and sign up for any remaining openings.

Certified Equipment Support Professional (CESP)

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Certified Equipment Support Professional designation is a recognized standard for judging the qualifications of a supplier of equipment for private/municipal/government fleets. It is an attainable goal for equipment suppliers who want to be identified as exceptional. To achieve this goal it takes personal motivation and depends on dedication to professionalism and acceptance of the challenge.

The purpose of the CESP examination is to provide a high standard of certification to a professional supplier who possesses a depth of understanding of fleet management skills, and who demonstrates the ability to interact on a professional level with all fleet-related professionals.

Areas of competency tested...
For purposes of the CESP exam, the description of a Certified Equipment Support Professional is a professional supplier from an OEM or dealer network who has demonstrated competency of the five standards (17 topics) described in the Career Equipment Fleet Manager manual. The manual is essential and is available in both soft bound and PDF at www.aemp.org.

Cost: Members $380; Non Members $545 (Prices include the application and exam.)

The Certification Institute (CI) is an optional two day study course provided prior to the exam. This course will be offered prior to CONEXPO-CONAGG on Sunday, March 2 and Monday, March 3 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas. Instructors are equipment professionals from across the USA.

Cost: Available online at www.aemp.org under the events tab

Email: Contact Jim Phillips at jim@aemp.org or call (970) 928-3404 for additional information.

National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO)

NCCCO is the Gold Standard of Certification for the Crane IndustrySM because it is the most experienced certification organization, having administered more than 800,000 exams and issued more than 130,000 certifications since testing began in 1996. With 20 different certifications, NCCCO offers the broadest range of crane-related certifications available and they are recognized by more industry associations than any other certification body. Further, CCO certification programs are ANSI-accredited and OSHA-compliant so they prepare certificants for the upcoming OSHA crane-personnel qualification deadlines.

CCO Written Exams

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 and Friday, March 7, 2014 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mobile Crane Operator (Core and one Specialty)$165
Additional Specialties (LBC, LBT, TSS, TLL)$10 per specialty
Tower, Overhead, or Articulating Crane$165
Digger Derrick Operator$165
Service Truck Crane Operator$165
Signalperson$95
Rigger (Level I and Level II)$95
Signalperson/Rigger Level I Combined (Written/Practical)$250
Crane Inspector (Core, Mobile Specialty, Tower Specialty)$250 per exam
Crane Inspector (Overhead Comprehensive)$350
Lift Director (Core, Mobile Specialty, Tower Specialty)$175 per exam

CCO Operator Practical Exams

Tuesday - Saturday, March 4-8, 2014, Time: 1 hour time slots
Mobile Cranes (1 practical, TSS or TLL)$60
Mobile Crane (2 practicals, both TSS and TLL)$70
Service Truck Crane$60
Articulating Boom Crane$60

CCO Signalperson & Rigger Practical Exams

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and Thursday, March 6, 2014, Time: Pre-registration required
Signalperson$95
Rigger Level I$95
Signalperson/Rigger Level I Combined (Written/Practical)250

Deadline to Pre-Register for Exams: February 18, 2014
We will be accepting onsite registrations for both written and practical exams.

For more information, contact:
Shawna Parham, NCCCO
2750 Prosperity Avenue, Suite 505 Fairfax, VA 22031
Tel: +1 703-560-2391 Email: sparham@nccco.org

For more details on certification program specifics, please visit www.nccco.org and review the Candidate Handbook for the program in which you have an interest.

NCCCO will also hold Practical Examiner Accreditation Workshops for Mobile Crane, Articulating Crane, and Service Truck Crane programs, as well as Rigger and Signalperson programs. Contact Erin Jones, ejones@nccco.org or (801) 363-2693 for more details.