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: January 2015

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    Q&A with Mike Barkett: Changes in the Construction Industry as a Result of MCEF

Q&A with Mike Barkett: Changes in the Construction Industry as a Result of MCEF

By Caroline Miller of Pearson Education’s Teaching & Learning Blog

The following blog has been republished with permission from Pearson Learning Solutions and was originally published on Nov. 12, 2014:

Pearson Education recently caught up with Mike Barkett, president of Mississippi […]

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    Northern Nevada: A New Frontier for Industry and Education Collaboration

Northern Nevada: A New Frontier for Industry and Education Collaboration

By Bob Ford, Senior Instructor at Western Nevada College

With Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month upon us this February, I encourage secondary and postsecondary schools to not only collaborate with each other, but to also collaborate with local industry […]

Safety Training Impacts the Bottom Line

By David Roberson, Building Division Safety Manager for Zachry

The following blog is an excerpt from David Roberson’s Safety Pays article that was originally published in the Fall/Winter 2014 issue of The Cornerstone:

In the past, many craft professionals had to […]

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    Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions for the Construction Industry

Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions for the Construction Industry

By Katrina Kersch, Senior Director and Chief Operations Officer of NCCER

It’s that time of year when we reflect on our accomplishments and set goals for a new and improved version of ourselves. For 2015, I would like to put […]