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Our 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of the Year

12/28/2018
It’s been an exciting year at NCCER! Check out the top five blogs that connected with readers the most in 2018.

The Building Doesn’t Need to Stop

12/20/2018
All the hours of play as a kid don’t need to be thrown away. Rather, they can form the foundation of a solid career.

Recent Improvements in Safety Can Encourage New Construction Professionals

12/13/2018
Check out three improvements in safety standards that construction companies have implemented, and how they can work for any crew.

Women Are Leading the Construction Industry — and It's Paying Off

12/6/2018
Women are finding they have a better future in construction than they first realize.

The Importance of Construction Craft Instructors

11/29/2018
Instructors shape the future of the industry and inspire the next generation of craft professionals.

Five Reasons to Thank a Craft Professional

11/20/2018
As we take time to reflect this upcoming Thursday, it’s easy to think of reasons to thank a craftsperson.

Apprenticeship: The Buzz Word That May Very Well Help the Construction Industry

11/12/2018
What is apprenticeship; what does it mean; and why is it important?

We Build, We Fight: How the Navy Seabees Combine Construction & Combat (Disaster Relief)

11/9/2018
Learn how the Seabees helped build the foundation for U.S. military success in part five of a five-part series, focusing on disaster relief efforts.

We Build, We Fight: How the Navy Seabees Combine Construction & Combat (Middle East)

11/8/2018
Learn how the Seabees helped build the foundation for U.S. military success in part four of a five-part series, focusing on the Middle East.

We Build, We Fight: How the Navy Seabees Combine Construction & Combat (Cold War)

11/7/2018
Learn how the Naval Construction Battalions helped build the foundation for U.S. military success. This is part three of a five-part series.

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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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