Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



Exoskeletons: Not Just for Iron Man

1/11/2018
Exoskeletons designed for craft professionals help increase the wearer's strength and endurance and reduce the stress caused by repetitive tasks.

How to Successfully Connect the Back Office to the Field

1/4/2018
Connecting the back office to the field means something much different today than it did twenty years ago.

The Challenge of Attracting Students to a Career in the Construction Industry

12/28/2017
How do we attract students to a career in the construction industry? This is the challenge we fight every day in the school system.

Training the Next Generation

12/21/2017
An innovative partnership between Sundt Construction and Central Arizona College (CAC) is training the next generation of skilled trade workers.

What You Should Know About Recruiting Gen Z

12/14/2017
What should you know about recruiting Gen Z? Check out these five tips.

When You Least Expect It! - Careers in Construction

12/7/2017
This was truly what I least expected. I met so many people who work in various areas of the construction career pipeline.

Hard Hat Heroes: Making the Move from Military to Industry

11/30/2017
Although the transition from military to industry can be complicated, Hard Hat Heroes aims to help make it easier.

Q&A: Mark Davis, a Hard Hat Hero

11/22/2017
Mark is a veteran who, as Infantry, didn't have a construction MOS code, but has advanced quickly and was just recently promoted to Journeyman.

Q&A with Antonio Chavezplata, a Veteran and Craft Professional

11/17/2017
My proudest accomplishment was to work with so many outstanding Seabees with the "Can Do" attitude no matter what we faced during deployment.

Q&A: Lawrence Allen, a Hard Hat Hero

11/9/2017
Lawrence Allen is an Army veteran who was one of the first veterans to request an MOS code crosswalk through NCCER’s credentialing portal.

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About NCCER

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.