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The Path to Success: Q&A with Dean Hamrick, HR Director of Construction at Fluor

7/30/2015
From laborers and helpers who become vice presidents, to utility workers who become directors, the opportunities in construction are endless.

The Path to Success: Q&A with Bryan McCLure, Director of Training at LPR

7/29/2015
From laborers and helpers who become vice presidents, to utility workers who become directors, the opportunities in construction are endless.

Construction Calculators Help Students Develop Applied Math Skills for the Crafts

7/22/2015
Calculated Industries (CI), a long-time partner of NCCER, provides specialty calculators for NCCER training programs throughout the country that teach Core Curriculum, Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Pipefitting, Millwright and Ironworking.

Why not construction? I know why, but you might not like it

7/15/2015
So why hasn’t the construction industry been able to change the public’s perception of careers in the industry? Why aren’t more young people choosing careers in construction?

Preparing High School Graduates for Construction Careers

7/9/2015
Twenty years ago I was hired by the School District of Philadelphia to teach a building maintenance class at a special needs high school.

Michigan Career Quest Introduces Construction Careers to Students

7/2/2015
According to recent research, 37.5 million baby boomers will retire in the next decade, yet only 21 million workers will enter the workforce to replace them.

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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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