Crane Operators

Crane Operators : Nova Scotia Labour, Skills and Immigration, Building and Equipment Safety

In Nova Scotia, you require a certificate of qualification in order to operate a mobile crane, boom truck, overhead traveling crane or tower crane. This section contains all the information on course requirements, descriptions and locations, testing, certification and the appeal process.

Crane Operators Regulations Consultation October 2008

General Information


  • Current Exam Schedule (PDF)
  • Exam Procedure
  • Application for Certificate of Qualification
  • Application for a Rewrite Examination

    Examination Reference Syllabus for the Certificate of Qualifications

    Appeals of Orders or Decisions

    Any person aggrieved by an order or decision of the Chief Inspector or the Administrator may appeal, in writing, within 15 days of service of the order or receipt of the notice of the decision by the aggrieved person to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board.

  • Legislation & Regulations