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: March 2015

It’s a Small World, After All

By Ryan Wilder, Director of International and Legal Services for NCCER

The challenges the construction industry faces are transcending national boundaries more than ever before. This is evidenced by the fact that stakeholders are more willing to look across those […]

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    The 2015 National Craft Championships from a Competitor’s Perspective

The 2015 National Craft Championships from a Competitor’s Perspective

By Chris Stearns, Welder Apprentice at LPR Construction

Each year the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) hosts its National Craft Championships to celebrate the training and education efforts of member contractors. Craft trainees from programs across the country come together […]

Achieving Energy Efficiency to Support a Growing Industry

Michele M. Jones, CMP, Executive Vice President and CEO of NIA

As construction experts and economists forecast for 2015, there is agreement about two things: the construction industry is positioned for growth, and there are not enough skilled workers to […]

Construction Needs Women, and Women Need Opportunity

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

While more and more women break down barriers in the construction industry, we still have a long way to go! Men continue to dominate the industry as skilled craft […]

Summer Camp Attracts Girls to the Construction Industry

By Linda A. Young, CBT, CIT, Co-Director of Camp NAWIC

One of our goals at the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is to reach out to our communities and mentor young girls about available career opportunities in the […]