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: May 2015

Inspiring Pride and Passion for Heavy Equipment Operation

By L.J. Zielke, President of Allied Career Training

As with all craft areas, proper training is critical in heavy equipment operation. Aside from the obvious safety issues, heavy equipment operators are responsible for running and maintaining highly complex machines that […]

Connecting Veterans and the Construction Industry

By Heath Culbertson, Veteran Liaison for KBR

As our military continues to reduce its force, numerous veterans are seeking civilian employment. I was in this position just a few short months ago after I retired from the Air Force under […]

Craft Training is for Everyone

By Deborah Blackburn, Guest Contributor

According to the recent blog Shop Courses, Crafts and Creativity by Michele and Robert Root-Bernstein in Psychology Today, research shows that engineers and scientists with a background in the crafts are more successful than those […]

A Time to Renew Our Safety Focus

By Lance Simons, Corporate Safety Director for Haskell

With Safety Week in full swing, now is the time for those of us in the construction industry to revisit our safety efforts by focusing on proven practices that foster a culture […]