Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



13 Proven Steps to Improve Construction Worker Safety

6/14/2018
From new employees to ongoing training, check out 13 proven steps to help improve construction worker safety.

Signing Up for a Successful Career

6/7/2018
Signing days aren't just for sports ... see how the Great Michigan Construction Academy builds excitement for a career in construction.

Career in Construction? Check

6/1/2018
Do your goals for the future include a career with the opportunity to grow and a good salary? Then construction is perfect for you.

Tackling the Skilled Labor Gap One Step at a Time

5/24/2018
Faith Technologies combats the skills gap head-on through two approaches: their Ground-up Growth strategy and Workforce Management initiatives.

Safety, People and Choices

5/10/2018
With Construction Safety Week, an industry-wide education and awareness event, upon us, it’s a good time to take a look at how we view safety.

Construction Leaders Unite To Focus on Diversity

5/3/2018
Leaders from throughout Indiana's construction industry have united to focus on diversity in the industry's workforce efforts.

Faith Technologies’ Apprenticeship Program Provides Opportunities for a Great Career

4/26/2018
Through their Ground Up Growth initiative, Faith Technologies is able to offer apprentices a great start to a life-long career.

From Teenage Helper to Safety Technician

4/19/2018
Frank Rosales started in the construction industry as a teenager helping his dad and is now working as a safety technician.

Ways a STEM Education Can Help You Succeed in the Construction Industry

4/12/2018
Let's take a closer look at how a STEM education can help you succeed in the construction industry.

Investing in the Future

4/5/2018
Introducing crafts early opens the door to a world that they may not have known existed or that they are talented in.

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NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry which allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. The National Registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.