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Bringing a Modern Mindset to a Traditional Construction Industry

5/16/2019
Modernizing the construction industry will allow new recruits to apply more advanced technological skills to their work, accelerating the field’s rate of change.

Establishing an Effective Safety Committee

5/9/2019
Safety committees can be an effective method of enhancing employee engagement and participation in your daily business activities.

From Education to Employment

5/2/2019
For eight years, the D. Samuels and Associates (DSA) firm has molded its position in construction by providing a niche of construction management projects to complement the Houston labor market.

Vortex Simulators Help Houston High School Prepare Students for Construction Careers

4/25/2019
Vortex simulators are helping students stay safe, current and competitive.

Going Green: How Construction Can Celebrate Earth Day

4/18/2019
Construction continues to develop new methods of sustainability.

Three Things All Good Leaders Practice

4/11/2019
Leaders need to work toward promoting their company and the construction industry as a whole to shorten the skilled labor shortage.

HAUL opens doors to the construction industry

4/4/2019
Learn how HAUL helps a veteran, woman and former corrections inmate find their career in construction.

How Can We Strengthen Construction Training Programs?

3/28/2019
Building a better future begins with a foundation in education. Ensuring this foundation is sturdy will help the industry continue to grow.

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.

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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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