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: February 2016

Preparing our Future Construction Workforce

Jim Kasik, NCCER Certified Instructor at Schuyler Central High School in Schuyler, Nebraska

Getting students excited about the field of construction not only helps build our future workforce, but it also motivates them to be more successful. In Nebraska, 99 […]

Not Your Father’s Shop Class

by Chris Bailey, Career and Technical Education Director for Craven County Schools in North Carolina

The following blog has been republished with permission and was originally published on Feb. 7, 2016 at ednc.org/2016/02/07/not-your-fathers-shop-class/.

Yesterday’s vocational education has evolved to become […]

Focusing on More Than Metrics

Bob Fitzgerald, Manager of Project Safety and Health for Southern Company

Great news! Your project achieved a safety milestone by recording zero Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injuries. Mission accomplished, right? Not entirely. Most safety practitioners insist that […]

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    CTE Month Celebrates Opportunities for Construction Career Success

CTE Month Celebrates Opportunities for Construction Career Success

By Kevin Oshinskie, Project Associate for the Association for Career and Technical Education

This February, NCCER, in collaboration with the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), is celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®. CTE Month offers career and […]