Concrete Pump Operators in BC can now have their skills and abilities recognized with a professional accreditation: Concrete Pump Operator Certificate of Competence delivered by the BCCSA. Pump operators who hold this certification are known as Certified Concrete Pump Operators (CCPO's).
This certificate was built by industry and safety professionals to ensure holders of the certificate are operating to a standard of high competence – one of safety, environmental consideration and value. Those who hold this certificate have demonstrated theoretical knowledge of concrete pump operations and they have shown they can apply this knowledge by working competently in the field.
Requirements for CCPO certification include:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Hold a valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License
- Pass the certification tests
Benefits to Employers
Concrete pumps are an increasingly important tool in modern concrete and like other skilled trade areas, concrete pump operators now have a certificate they can be proud to carry which employers can use to verify the competence of any pumpers coming on their worksite.
Employers who employ CCPO's can benefit through:
- Reduced risk
- Fewer accidents, injuries & fatalities
- Assurance of operator’s abilities
- Less property damage
- Improved safety records
- Enhanced public image
Learn about the CCPO Certification Tests.
A very important thing to do when applying for your CCPO certification is to download and carefully read the Candidate Handbook. It contains all of the information you need.
Download the CCPO Candidate Handbook