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.

Monthly Archives: September 2014

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    The Importance of Career and Technical Education in the Construction Industry

The Importance of Career and Technical Education in the Construction Industry

By Dan Belcher, Director of Workforce Development of NCCER

Worker shortages, skills mismatches and maintaining a competitive edge in an ever-changing global workforce are issues of importance in today’s construction industry. What is the answer to fixing these issues? While […]

Young Women in Construction: My Journey into Construction

By Ashley Rooker, Electrical Apprentice at Gaylor Electric

This June, I was hired on as an electrical apprentice at Gaylor Electric in Noblesville, Ind. After completing the four-year apprenticeship program, I plan on becoming a manager. However, becoming an electrician was not […]

Women in Construction: My Unexpected Path

By Dr. Mittie Cannon, Director of Workforce Development for Robins & Morton

My unexpected story is one of strength in adversity and the dedication to follow my passion. As a small-town girl growing up in Baxley, Ga., I was raised […]