Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog

Preparing our Future Construction Workforce

Getting students excited about the field of construction not only helps build our future workforce, but it also motivates them to be more successful.

Not Your Father’s Shop Class

Yesterday’s vocational education has evolved to become today’s Career and Technical Education.

Focusing on More Than Metrics

Great news! Your project achieved a safety milestone by recording zero Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injuries. Mission accomplished, right?

CTE Month Celebrates Opportunities for Construction Career Success

This February, NCCER, in collaboration with the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), is celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®.

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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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