Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



Female Veterans Fill the Gap for Trained Pipefitters

11/24/2016
S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd., has served the refining, petrochemical, chemical, pulp and paper...

Developing True Craft Professionals Starts with Training

11/17/2016
There are numerous factors that contribute to an individual becoming a craft professional. Although, experience is probably...

Partnering to Grow Atlanta

11/10/2016
NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor HB NEXT is the education partner for Construction Ready, a national partnership...

Heavy Equipment Innovation and Opportunity

11/3/2016
Training Instructor/Developer at Komatsu Cultures around the world are evolving regardless of...

Southern Arizona Construction Career Days

10/21/2016
Executive Director of the Arizona Transportation Builders Association Educators are often challenged to develop...

Careers in Construction Roadmap

10/20/2016
This Friday I’m hitting the road for a five-day, 1,400-mile trip that can be summed up in one word: Education. Notice I didn’t say...

Local ABC Chapter’s Investment in NCCER Pays Major Dividends

10/13/2016
As one of the largest NCCER training providers in the 1990s, the Pelican Chapter, Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) in...

How to Celebrate Careers in Construction Month in Your Community

10/6/2016
What started out as Careers in Construction Week back in 2005 has grown to encompass an entire month. For eight years, NCCER...

Texas-based Company Provides Ironworker Training to Veterans

9/28/2016
Contributor Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) of Houston, Texas, was recently approved by...

Defining Construction Career Pathways and Why They Matter

9/22/2016
The Construction Labor Market Analyzer reports that by the year 2020, the industry will have a deficit of 1-million...

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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.