Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog

The Future of Workforce Development Starts Now

Regardless of the technological advancements that are developed, the most important part of the construction industry is its people.

Foundations of Modern Safety

Throughout the years, the overall significance and culture of safety within the construction industry has increased exponentially.

Texas Industrial Company Opens New Training Facility

Repcon, an EMCOR Industrial Services company, specializes in turnarounds and new construction for the refining...

Female Veterans Fill the Gap for Trained Pipefitters

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

Developing True Craft Professionals Starts with Training

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

Partnering to Grow Atlanta

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

Heavy Equipment Innovation and Opportunity

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

Southern Arizona Construction Career Days

Executive Director of the Arizona Transportation Builders Association Educators are often challenged to develop...

Careers in Construction Roadmap

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

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

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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.