Types of Accreditation

NCCER offers several types of accreditation. An organization may choose to apply for only one, or if they qualify, multiple types of accreditation. 

Accredited Training Sponsor (ATS): Entity that has been approved by NCCER as having the resources to effectively conduct a quality training program that utilizes NCCER curriculum. Are you eligible to become an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor?

Accredited Training and Education Facility (ATEF): A secondary or postsecondary school (high school, college, university, etc.) working in partnership with an Accredited Training Sponsor that has successfully completed an approval process for recognition of its training program

Accredited Assessment Center (AAC): Entity that has been approved by NCCER as having the resources to effectively conduct a quality assessment program that utilizes the National Craft Assessment and Certification Program (NCACP) assessments and performance verifications. Are you eligible to become an NCCER Accredited Assessment Center?