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Renew a Crane Operator registration

To renew your Crane Operator registration, you should apply before it expires. You will need to meet the requirements for renewal.

At a glance

When to renew Up to 60 days before expiry or when you receive the renewal notice.
Who can renew Registration card holder.
How much it costs $20.
Fees are non-refundable, regardless of the status of your application.
How long it takes 7 working days.
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You need to meet the following requirements for renewal:

  • A new certificate for Workshop to Enhance Safety of Crane Operation (WESCO). You need a new WESCO certificate for each renewal.
  • If you are a foreigner with a valid work pass, your occupation must be listed as Crane/Hoist operator (excluding port). All other occupations are not allowed.
  • From 1 April 2016, if you are aged 50 years or above, you must pass the medical examination before you can renew.

If your registration has expired, you may need to pass a test or attend a course before renewing:

If your licence has expired for You need to
Less than 6 months Proceed to renew with WESCO.
6 months to less than 3 years Pass the test conducted by an accredited training provider.
3 years to less than 5 years Attend a refresher course and pass the test conducted by an accredited training provider.
5 years or more Attend the full course and pass the test conducted by an accredited training provider.

From 1 March 2024 onwards, the Tower Crane (Luffing Jib) Operation Course is now known as the Operation of Tower Crane (Luffing Jib) Theory Course by BCA Academy.

How to renew

If you are aged 50 years or above

If you are aged 50 years or above, you must pass your medical examination before renewing.

  1. Download the relevant medical form:
  2. Fill up the sections to be completed by applicant.
  3. Arrange and go for a medical examination with any GP. Bring along the medical examination form.

Renew online

To renew:

  1. Log in to apply.
  2. Upload all supporting documents.
  3. Pay the $20 fee online. Your application will only be processed upon payment.
  4. (Optional) Log in to check your application status.
  5. If your application is approved, you will receive the certificate by post.

Documents required

You will need to submit PDF copies of the following:

Find training providers for WESCO

Training provider Contact
Absolute Kinetics Consultancy

64 Hillview Terrace
Singapore 669277
6690 5555

Dynamic Safety

482 Serangoon Road
Singapore 218149
6341 7344

Eversafe Academy

2 Joo Koon Road
Singapore 628966
6297 8417

Greensafe International Singapore

48 Serangoon Road
#02-12, Block C
Singapore 217959
6297 0118

NTUC LearningHub

73 Bras Basah Road
Singapore 189556
6336 5482

SCAL Academy 164 Gul Circle
#01-14 JTC Space@Gul
Singapore 629621
6793 9020
Wong Fong Academy 79 Joo Koon Circle
Singapore 629107
6863 3686

List of acceptable crane operator courses

You can send your workers for the following crane operator courses conducted by the accredited training providers for their crane operator registration.

Training Provider Course Title

BCA Academy

Website: Contact BCA Academy

  • Crawler Crane Operation
  • Mobile Crane (Truck Mounted) Operation
  • Tower Crane (Saddle Jib) Operation
  • Tower Crane (Luffing Jib) Operation

Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI),an approved Skills Assessment Centre of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE)


Tel: 6264 6436

Dockside Tower Crane Operation