Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog

Inspiring Pride and Passion for Heavy Equipment Operation

As with all craft areas, proper training is critical in heavy equipment operation.

Connecting Veterans and the Construction Industry

As our military continues to reduce its force, numerous veterans are seeking civilian employment

Craft Training is for Everyone

Research shows that engineers and scientists with a background in the crafts are more successful than those without.

A Time to Renew Our Safety Focus

With Safety Week in full swing, now is the time for those of us in the construction industry to revisit our safety efforts by focusing on proven practices that foster a culture of safety.

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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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