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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.

UpSkill Houston: Working to Close the Skills Gap

9/27/2018
Bryant Black shares how the Greater Houston Partnership came to be and how they are focusing on closing the skills gap in Houston, Texas.

Workforce Shortages: The Commodity of Skills

9/6/2018
If we work together, we can make the changes necessary to keep up with demand and continue building America’s future.

Restoring the Dignity of Work

8/23/2018
Revitalizing our nation’s workforce development system is a step toward addressing the skilled shortage of construction craft professionals.

Students Spend Summer Becoming Welders

7/19/2018
Students are preparing for a career in welding in the Jump Start Summer Initiative program.

Tackling the Skilled Labor Gap One Step at a Time

5/24/2018
Faith Technologies combats the skills gap head-on through two approaches: their Ground-up Growth strategy and Workforce Management initiatives.

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.

From Teenage Helper to Safety Technician

4/19/2018
Frank Rosales started in the construction industry as a teenager helping his dad and is now working as a safety technician.

Investing in the Future

4/5/2018
Introducing crafts early opens the door to a world that they may not have known existed or that they are talented in.

An Apprenticeship, a Career and a Trading Card

10/26/2017
If you would have asked me in 1984 if I was going to go to school after I graduated, I would have said no way!

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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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