Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



The Son of a Builder

8/2/2018
As a fourth generation builder, Chris shares his experiences from incorporating technology to green building to training.

Shelby County Camp Teaches Girls Construction

7/26/2018
Some teenage girls spend their summers by the pool, but 15 girls in Shelby County are spending it doing construction.

Students Spend Summer Becoming Welders

7/19/2018
Students are preparing for a career in welding in the Jump Start Summer Initiative program.

A Line-Item Veto Well Worth Making

7/12/2018
When Gov. Jerry Brown considers a new state budget, he’ll have an opportunity to continue a program giving people a second chance in life and more.

From Medical Field Technician to Mechanical Engineer

7/5/2018
Enow Tanyi followed his dreams to serve his country and become a mechanical engineer.

Supporting Healthy Lifestyles Through Wellness at Work

6/28/2018
Employees’ health impacts their ability to work safely, to provide for their families and improve the odds of a secure future for many years to come.

Technology That's Improving Structural Integrity in Disaster-Prone Areas

6/21/2018
We can’t prevent natural disasters, but we can minimize the damage they cause. Here are few technologies being worked on.

13 Proven Steps to Improve Construction Worker Safety

6/14/2018
From new employees to ongoing training, check out 13 proven steps to help improve construction worker safety.

Signing Up for a Successful Career

6/7/2018
Signing days aren't just for sports ... see how the Great Michigan Construction Academy builds excitement for a career in construction.

Career in Construction? Check

6/1/2018
Do your goals for the future include a career with the opportunity to grow and a good salary? Then construction is perfect for you.

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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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