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Construction, CTE and Career Paths

2/22/2018
Preparing students for tomorrow’s workforce and offering clear pathways to credentials are just a few benefits of CTE.

Connecting Industry to Education

2/14/2018
To help bridge the skills shortage, employers need to work with educators to prepare students for skills that are in high demand.

Take Pride In What You've Built

2/8/2018
Wood Construction Coordinator Richard Campbell is a testament to the opportunities available in the construction industry.

We Can Fix This

2/1/2018
Companies like Southern Air Inc. are doing their best to leave craft industries stronger than how they found it.

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.

Uncovering the Ultimate Math Playground within the Construction Industry

10/19/2017
We never think to equate mathematics to a possible career in the construction industry.

Q&A: Inside the Mind of a Young Craft Professional

10/12/2017
Next week, Luke Dutton is representing the United States of America in the WorldSkills Bricklaying Competition.

Building My Always and Forever: From No! You Can't to I Know I Can!

10/5/2017
I was 6 years old when my mom remarried this grand, tall, muscular, teddy bear and kind man, who still to this day is my larger than life super-hero.

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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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