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: November 2015

Welders vs. Philosophers – Ignore Media Sophistry

By Daniel Groves, CEO at Construction Labor Market Analyzer (CLMA)

The following blog has been republished with permission from Daniel Groves and was originally published on Nov. 12, 2015.

On November 10, 2015, during the GOP presidential debate, Sen. Marco Rubio […]

November 18th, 2015|Craft & Industry|2 Comments|

Is the Construction Industry Facing a Skilled Labor Cliff?

By Paul Goodrum, Nicholas R. Petry Professor in Construction Engineering & Management at the University of Colorado

After decades of facing periodic workforce challenges, many of today’s construction industry leaders seem to have become habituated to the idea of a […]

November 10th, 2015|Craft & Industry|1 Comment|
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    From Military to Construction, Veterans Provide Continued Leadership

From Military to Construction, Veterans Provide Continued Leadership

By Chris Newton, Workforce Development Coordinator for Cajun Industries, LLC

The Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Pelican Chapter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Bayou Chapter in New Orleans are home to some of the largest training centers along the Gulf […]