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 2015

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    Don’t Let Fear Stop You from Planning a Construction Career Day

Don’t Let Fear Stop You from Planning a Construction Career Day

By Cherie Foerster, Executive Director of The Builders Exchange of Texas Education Council

“Organizing a successful construction career day is so easy,” said no one…ever. However, “organizing a successful construction career day is fun and rewarding” can be heard from […]

September 30th, 2015|Build Your Future|0 Comments|

Building a Bridge between Industry, Education and Community

By Bob Ford, Senior Instructor at Western Nevada College

As the number of building permits increase across Nevada, the demand for commercial and residential construction is also on the rise. Thankfully, our governor is aware of our state’s workforce needs […]

Texas is Ready for Careers in Construction Month, Are You?

By Jane Hanna, President and Executive Director of the Construction Education Foundation

For the past five years, the Construction Education Foundation (CEF) of North Texas has hosted a widely successful construction career day event during October in celebration of Careers […]

September 17th, 2015|Build Your Future|0 Comments|

Is the Skills Gap Still a Problem?

Dan Belcher, Director of Workforce Development for NCCER

There is a high price paid in productivity, opportunity and prosperity when organizations can’t find workers to fill critical jobs. With a growing shortage of skilled craft professionals comes increased budgets and […]

The Innateness of Safety

By Jeff Hooper, Vice President of Workforce Development, Inland Pacific Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors

It was not long ago that I attended a safety forum at a military base. Several presenters discussed their safety programs, including successes and […]