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Don’t Let Fear Stop You from Planning a Construction Career Day

“Organizing a successful construction career day is so easy,” said no one…ever.

Building a Bridge between Industry, Education and Community

As the number of building permits increase across Nevada, the demand for commercial and residential construction is also on the rise. T

Texas is Ready for Careers in Construction Month, Are You?

For the past five years, the Construction Education Foundation (CEF) of North Texas has hosted a widely successful construction career day event during October in celebration of Careers in Construction Month.

Is the Skills Gap Still a Problem?

There is a high price paid in productivity, opportunity and prosperity when organizations can’t find workers to fill critical jobs.

The Innateness of Safety

It was not long ago that I attended a safety forum at a military base. Several presenters discussed their safety programs, including successes and areas in need of improvement.

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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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