National Center for Construction Education & Research
The following flowchart was created to assist you through the NCCER accreditation process. If you are already accredited and are looking to pursue a crane-related endorsement, check out the flowchart below.
Accredited Training Sponsor (ATS) – An entity accredited by NCCER to deliver NCCER training programs and receive industry-recognized credentials. The ATS chooses the curricula they want to use and certifies their own instructors to deliver training. The ATS must meet specific standards to become accredited to offer NCCER training and earn NCCER credentials for their students.
Training Unit (TU) – A location that is registered under an Accredited Training Sponsor (ATS) to deliver NCCER training. Overseen by the ATS to ensure quality and adherence to NCCER Accreditation Guidelines, a Training Unit (TU) delivers NCCER training in a different location than the ATS.
Accredited Assessment Center (AAC) – An entity accredited by NCCER to deliver the National Craft Assessment and Certification Program (NCACP). An AAC conducts journey-level Knowledge Assessments and Performance Verifications that result in NCCER credentials and certification. The AAC must meet specific standards to become accredited to deliver NCCER assessments.
Authorized Assessment Site (AAS) – A location that is registered under an Accredited Assessment Center (AAC) to deliver the National Craft Assessment and Certification Program (NCACP). Overseen by the AAC to ensure quality and adherence to NCCER Accreditation Guidelines, an Authorized Assessment Site (AAS) conducts journey-level Knowledge Assessments and Performance Verifications in a different location than the AAC. Successful completion of NCCER assessments result in NCCER credentials and certification for test takers.
A flowchart created to assist you through the process of becoming endorsed to offer NCCER's crane-related programs.
During your call, we will introduce the Workforce Development Manager who services your region and collect information about your organization. At the time of your call, please be prepared to provide the following:
1. Your Contact Details (including name, email, phone number)
2. Organization Details (registered name, phone number, physical address, website, type)
3. Number of Years in Operation
4. Individuals Serviced (i.e., students, employees, general public, members, etc.)
5. Desired Application Type (ATS, AAC, or both)
6. Interested Training/Assessment Titles and Program Goal
After your initial call, our Workforce Development success team will work with you to begin the application process and discuss eligibility, fees and program implementation. Once your application has been approved, we will collect payment, register you for prerequisite trainings and provide the resources to conduct your NCCER accredited program.
Tel: (386) 518-5504
IL, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY, RI, VT, WI
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AL, DC, FL, GA, NC, SC, TN, VA *Territory includes Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands
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