Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



Safety, People and Choices

5/10/2018
With Construction Safety Week, an industry-wide education and awareness event, upon us, it’s a good time to take a look at how we view safety.

Construction Leaders Unite To Focus on Diversity

5/3/2018
Leaders from throughout Indiana's construction industry have united to focus on diversity in the industry's workforce efforts.

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 Teenager 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.

Ways a STEM Education Can Help You Succeed in the Construction Industry

4/12/2018
Let's take a closer look at how a STEM education can help you succeed in the construction industry.

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.

Yes! You Can Do It!

3/29/2018
Eight tips for women in construction (and inspirational advice in general).

WiOPS - Expansion and the Next Three Years

3/28/2018
This year it seemed more important than ever before to reflect and ask, "What am I doing to bring about change for the women in our industry?"

I Changed the Path of My Life and Had the Time of My Life Doing It

3/23/2018
Because it was in technical school that I built skills and confidence to do what I really wanted to do.

Unique Event Introduces Girls to Careers in Construction

3/22/2018
The goal of Power UP is to inspire mothers and daughters to be empowered by the construction industry.

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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.