Accredited Training Sponsor Eligibility

Are you eligible to become an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor?

Acceptable Organizations for Accreditation

  • Contractors
  • Owner/Operators
  • Trade Associations
  • Labor Organizations
  • Certain Government Agencies
  • Temporary Employment Agencies
  • Consultants
  • Other entities deemed appropriate by NCCER

Accredited Training Sponsor Requirements

The following is a list of requirements that must be met in order to become an Accredited Training Sponsor:

  1. Read, understand, and agree to abide by the NCCER Accreditation Guidelines

  2. Submit the following to or fax to 386.518.6303:

    • Form 100

    • Proof of business (i.e. Certificate of Incorporation, Certificate of LLC, Business License, Company By-Laws etc.)

    • Completed credit application

    • Letters of recommendation from clients and/or users

    • Organizational chart

NCCER will review the documents submitted and will contact the organization. If approved to move forward, NCCER will request payment of the $2,395 application fee. This payment can be made by company check or credit card. Following payment, the organization will:

  1. Complete online registration for the Sponsor Representative to attend the Master Trainer Instructor Certification Training Program

  2. Attend the Master Trainer Instructor Certification Training Program

Following completion of the Master Trainer Instructor Certification Training Program, the Sponsor Representative will submit the following to or fax to 386.518.6303:

  • Completed Form 100-1
  • Photos of training facilities (i.e. classrooms, labs, performance testing spaces, etc.)

NCCER will review the Form 100-1 and photos. If approved, the organization will move into Candidate status as an Accredited Training Sponsor.

Candidate Status

Organization will remain in Candidate status until the initial audit is closed. During Candidate status an organization can:

  • Have Master Trainer(s) train and certify instructors
  • Use NCCER curriculum and submit module completions to NCCER via the Form 200

In order for an audit to take place the training program must be actively training and submitting module completions (Form 200s) to NCCER.

NCCER will contact the organization to schedule the initial audit. All non-conformances from the audit must be resolved in order for NCCER to close the audit and grant official accreditation.

All intellectual property rights for any portion of the NCCER curriculum are exclusively that of NCCER. Any use of any portion of the NCCER curriculum without the written consent of NCCER is expressly prohibited.

STOP! If your organization does not meet and agree to the above eligibility criteria, becoming an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor may not be the best fit for your organization. Contact the NCCER accreditation department to determine how your organization can best fit into the NCCER accreditation processes.