Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



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 this year nation’s 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.

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.

Good-bye Children, Hello Students

9/13/2018
It’s up to us to ensure students learn about all the opportunities available in the construction industry.

GEN NXT: Ashton White

8/30/2018
Ashton White, postsecondary winner of the 2018 SkillsUSA Masonry competition, is a great representation of the future of the construction workforce.

The Magical Side of Construction

8/16/2018
From creating faux cocoa beans and butterbeer to moving gears and pipework, Julie and her team show a magical side of construction.

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.

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.

Faith Technologies’ Apprenticeship Program Provides Opportunities for a Great Career

4/26/2018
Through their Ground Up Growth initiative, Faith Technologies is able to offer apprentices a great start to a life-long career.

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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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