Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog

Defining Construction Career Pathways and Why They Matter

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

CEF of North Texas Stays on the Cutting Edge of Training

As one of the first craft training organizations to utilize NCCER craft training, the Construction Education Foundation...

One Industry, One Training Program

In order to transform an industry and make significant, lasting changes, leaders have to come together and agree upon the greater mission.

SENA Brings NCCER Training to Colombia

NCCER programs have been utilized in countries outside of the U.S. since the beginning through domestic Accredited Training Sponsors.

‘Build Your Future’ Promotes Construction Careers at the Local, State and National Levels

Since 1997, NCCER’s Build Your Future (BYF) initiative has focused on promoting construction careers to communities throughout the country.

Louisiana Sets the Standard for High School and College Craft Training Programs

As the first educational institutions to become NCCER Accredited Training Sponsors, the Louisiana Community...

Delivering Standardized Training One Master Trainer at a Time

When NCCER put together its first five craft curricula in 1991, it was determined that if the industry was going to...

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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.