CCPO: Certified Concrete Pump Operator

CCPO: Certified Concrete Pump Operator
Concrete Pump Operator

Applying for the Practical Exam

You can apply to take the Practical Exam once you have successfully passed the Written Exam. You have up to twelve (12) months after passing the Written Exam to apply for the Practical Exam. If you do not apply within this time period, note that you will need to re-take the Written Exam.

Before you apply for the Practical Exam, make sure that you know and agree to all of the Certification Policies.

To apply for the Practical Examination, please read the instructions below:

  • Complete and submit the online application form. Follow the directions carefully when filling in the required information. Check your application to ensure that all information is accurate and complete. Incomplete applications and/or inaccurate documentation will delay the processing.

  • The Program Coordinator will review your application, contact you, accept payment and forward your application to Fulford Certifications for scheduling a Practical Assessment appointment.

  • When approved for the Practical Exam, you will receive an admission letter by e-mail. This admission letter will contain information regarding the test site address, the reporting time, the examination details, and the materials to bring to the test. This admission letter must be presented at the test site. Note: No candidate will be allowed to undertake a Practical Examination unless an admission letter, valid for the specific test date, is presented.

Candidates requesting special accommodations

Arrangements for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request, in accordance with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as well as the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Professional documentation in support of a request for accommodation must be submitted to Fulford Certification with the application form.

Ready to Apply for the Practical Exam?

Practical Exam Online Application Form
Complete Your Application Online

  Reference Materials
  • CCPO Candidate Handbook
    Please note, the CCPO Candidate Handbook is currently unavailable. For program related assistance, please contact the CCPO Coordinator directly at (604) 636-0327 /, or visit our Certification Policies page. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience as necessary revisions to the manual are completed.
  • Applying for the Written Exam
    Instructions and Application Form for Written Exam applications.
  • Applying for the Practical Exam
    Instructions and Application Form for Practical Exam applications.
Written Exam Fee
Test Centre Exam $350
Virtually Proctored Exam $250
The same fee applies for retest candidates.
Practical Exam Fee
Practical Exam Application Fee $1,500
Practical Re-Testing Fee $1,500
or portion thereof
Cancellation Fee:
The full fee applies if the candidate is a no-show to the appointment.
Rescheduling Fee:
Over 7 days before the Exam N/A
2-7 days before the Exam $200
1-2 days before Exam $500
24 hours or less before Exam $400

NOTE: The Practical Examination normally requires that an Assessor to be present for the full day of pumping. In an instance where for unforeseen circumstances, one or two components of the examination were not completed, the Candidate may be able to book a part-day of assessment. This part-day of assessment will be at the discretion of the Test Coordinator and the Assessor. In such a case the part-day assessment fee would be $650.

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