Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



The Future of Workforce Development Starts Now

12/15/2016
Regardless of the technological advancements that are developed, the most important part of the construction industry is its people.

Local ABC Chapter’s Investment in NCCER Pays Major Dividends

10/13/2016
As one of the largest NCCER training providers in the 1990s, the Pelican Chapter, Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) in...

Defining Construction Career Pathways and Why They Matter

9/22/2016
The Construction Labor Market Analyzer reports that by the year 2020, the industry will have a deficit of 1-million...

SENA Brings NCCER Training to Colombia

9/1/2016
NCCER programs have been utilized in countries outside of the U.S. since the beginning through domestic Accredited Training Sponsors.

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

8/11/2016
As the first educational institutions to become NCCER Accredited Training Sponsors, the Louisiana Community...

Finding the Next Generation of Craft Professionals

6/30/2016
One of the most significant challenges facing the fuel and petrochemical industries is finding the next generation of craft professionals...

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About NCCER

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.