ALACHUA, Fla. — The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is pleased to announce its partnership with Procore Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PCOR), a leading global provider of construction management software.
With a mission of connecting everyone in construction on a global platform, Procore helps firms increase efficiency and accountability by streamlining and mobilizing project communications and documentation. As the construction industry continues to face a massive labor shortage, Procore and NCCER see an opportunity to educate, train and attract students and individuals to the industry.
Through this partnership, Procore will work with NCCER to develop new technology-focused curriculum and educational resources, with the goal of strengthening the connection between technology and the trades.
“We are proud to partner with a leading construction software company like Procore,” said NCCER President and CEO Boyd Worsham. “Their experience and expertise with innovative technology will be a valuable asset as we continue to push construction education into a new age.”
Procore is a founding member of CareerStarter, a new tool powered by NCCER’s Build Your Future (BYF) initiative that provides career-seeking individuals direct connections with local training programs and entry-level jobs. Through the generosity and support of industry sponsors, the CareerStarter service will be free of charge to individuals, schools, training programs and employers.
Beyond providing software, Procore invests in construction education and innovation through Procore.org, which seeks to advance the construction industry through advocacy, education and technology. Procore.org customers receive free access to Procore’s software and curriculum, and include educators who are preparing the next generation of construction professionals and training centers tasked with the job of upskilling the trade professional.
"Procore cares about workforce development because we are built solely for the construction industry." said Sasha Reed, Director of Industry Advancement at Procore. "We see the challenges facing our customers due to the labor shortage. This is why we’re investing in enhancing content while increasing awareness of construction career paths. We believe partnering with NCCER will allow us to maximize our reach in attracting young talent into the trades. To date, we are the proud providers of product, training and certifications to more than 30,000 students in 10 countries.”
About NCCER — NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created by the construction industry to develop standardized curriculum and assessments with portable credentials and certifications for skilled craft professionals. NCCER provides a comprehensive workforce development system that includes accreditation, training, assessment, certification and career development solutions for the construction and maintenance industries. For more information, visit www.nccer.org or contact NCCER customer service at 888.622.3720.
About Procore — Procore is a leading global provider of construction management software. Over one million projects and more than $1 trillion USD in construction volume have run on Procore's platform. Procore’s platform connects key project stakeholders to solutions Procore has built specifically for the construction industry—for the owner, the general contractor, and the specialty contractor. Procore's App Marketplace has a multitude of partner solutions that integrate seamlessly with Procore’s platform, giving construction professionals the freedom to connect with what works best for them. Headquartered in Carpinteria, California, Procore has offices around the globe. Learn more at Procore.com.