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: December 2015

Training and Testing Are Not One Size Fits All

By Debbie Dickinson, CEO of Crane Industry Services

At a time when construction starts are growing in Georgia and the labor supply is failing to meet to demand, we need more support for workforce development needs, including expanded technical training […]

December 16th, 2015|Training Programs|1 Comment|

Getting Back to the Basics of Teaching

By Jonathan Sacks, Transmission and Distribution Training Manager for Cianbro Corporation and the 2015 ABC Craft Instructor of the Year

As I developed in my career as a commercial electrician, foreman, small contractor and electrical supervisor on large industrial projects, […]

December 9th, 2015|Training Programs|1 Comment|
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    An Investment in Our Nation’s Infrastructure is an Investment in Our Skilled Workforce

An Investment in Our Nation’s Infrastructure is an Investment in Our Skilled Workforce

By Lori Cowen, Guest Contributor

Earlier this week, with the Dec. 4 deadline looming, leaders in the House and Senate negotiated an agreement for a $305 billion highway bill that would extend federal transportation funding for five years. If passed […]

December 1st, 2015|Craft & Industry|0 Comments|