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

11/6/2018
Learn how the Naval Construction Battalions helped build the foundation for U.S military success. This is part two of a five-part series.

We Build, We Fight: How the Navy Seabees Combine Construction & Combat

11/5/2018
Learn how the Naval Construction Battalions helped build the foundation for U.S. military success.

Crane Industry Connects with the Next Generation

11/1/2018
Crane Industry Services connected with local students through a Power Up Workshop.

Masters of the Building Arts

10/25/2018
From welding ornate iron gates to preserving plasterwork in historic buildings, meet the artisans who are masters of their crafts.

Austin Jonas: The Value of Construction Credentials

10/23/2018
I soon realized that I liked the opportunities that were available to me in the field of construction.

Why You Don’t Need a College Degree to Land a Great Job

10/18/2018
Work ethic, drive and other individual characteristics are far better factors to consider when hiring - something the construction industry practices.

Who’s Who in Apprenticeship?

10/11/2018
Meet the nation's 2018 top seven AFSA apprentices and learn about their experience in the fire sprinkler industry.

Celebrating Careers in Construction Month in Your Community

10/4/2018
CICM is a nationwide campaign designed to increase public awareness and inspire the next generation of construction craft professionals.

UpSkill Houston: Working to Close the Skills Gap

9/27/2018
Bryant Black shares how the Greater Houston Partnership came to be and how they are focusing on closing the skills gap in Houston, Texas.

Connecting Industry and Education by Thinking Outside the Box

9/20/2018
Check out how these organizations are introducing construction and offering training to both secondary and postsecondary 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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