Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog

Technology Roadshow Seeks the Best and the Brightest for Construction

The construction industry needs individuals who can perform many diverse and detailed tasks.

Mississippi Continues to Take the Lead in Workforce Training

The need for construction workforce training came to the forefront in Mississippi in 1996 when a group of contractors began exploring the idea of training their workforce for future construction needs.

Steel Erection Projects of the Year

The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) recently announced the winners of its annual Project of the Year competition.

Going Beyond the Textbook

When I was hired as a plumbing instructor, I was told that one of my responsibilities at the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Southern California Chapter was to read and understand NCCER’s Core Curriculum and devise interesting and innovative ways to impart that information to students.

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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.


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