Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog

The Power of Passion

When you’re new to the construction industry and sit down with Dr. Mittie Cannon, you can’t help but feel inspired.

Build Me Up, Buttercup

I do not hail from particularly handy people. My family kept our tools in a kitchen drawer, next to the drawer with the whisk and the lemon zester.

Redefining Success

Careers in the construction industry are not presented on the cookie-cutter, sampler platter of ideal majors to pursue.

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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.