NCCER credentials are portable and recognized globally, allowing craft professionals to advance in their careers and build upon their knowledge and skills. Credentials are easy to access, track and verify online, allowing learners to share their educational achievements and journey-level certifications with instructors, employers, and industry stakeholders.
Earn industry-recognized credentials to demonstrate your knowledge and skills and advance your career in the construction industry.
NCCER’s curriculum offers online, self-paced learning as well as traditional classroom-style learning options. Training credentials are based on knowledge and hands-on, performance-based testing to ensure individuals of all ages and skill levels will be able to apply what they’ve learned in the field. Created by industry subject matter experts and taught by NCCER-certified instructors, learners master the knowledge and skills needed to perform in today’s construction industry.
NCCER’s National Craft Assessment and Certification Program (NCACP) offers over 50 knowledge- and performance-based assessments. Knowledge assessments provide training prescriptions allowing for focused remediation prior to re-testing. Performance Verifications are a comprehensive set of craft-specific tasks the individual must perform safely and successfully under the supervision of a performance evaluator. Those able to pass both a written assessment and performance verification for a craft receive an NCCER certification.
With curricula available in more than 40 construction craft areas, learners can gain new knowledge or improve current skills with NCCER’s standardized, modular-based training programs. Created by industry subject matter experts and taught by NCCER-certified instructors, learners master the knowledge and skills needed to perform in today’s construction industry.
“Having NCCER credentials is so important, especially to hiring contractors. It really separates them applying for a career against a person who doesn’t have NCCER credentials … when they get on the job site, they are ready to show, improve and perform.”