Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog

An Apprenticeship, a Career and a Trading Card

If you would have asked me in 1984 if I was going to go to school after I graduated, I would have said no way!

Uncovering the Ultimate Math Playground within the Construction Industry

We never think to equate mathematics to a possible career in the construction industry.

Q&A: Inside the Mind of a Young Craft Professional

Next week, Luke Dutton is representing the United States of America in the WorldSkills Bricklaying Competition.

Building My Always and Forever: From No! You Can't to I Know I Can!

I was 6 years old when my mom remarried this grand, tall, muscular, teddy bear and kind man, who still to this day is my larger than life super-hero.

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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.