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: March 2016

D.C. Students Join the Tiny House Movement

By Amy King, Communications Manager for NCCER

The Academy of Construction and Design in Washington, D.C., has been a valuable community resource for career and technical education (CTE) since it opened its doors at Cardozo Senior High School in 2005. […]

Heavy Equipment Operations Graduates in High Demand

By Amy King, Communications Manager for NCCER

The heavy equipment operations training program at Central Arizona College (CAC) started in the mid-1970s and is one of the college’s oldest courses of study. The state’s mining, agriculture, highway and construction industries […]

Classroom Lab Management: What Works, What Doesn’t

By Carter Stanfield, Guest Contributor

The following blog post has been republished with permission from Pearson’s Teaching & Learning Blog and was originally published on March 15, 2016.

Running any educational program requires planning and resource management. This is especially true […]

Powering Girls up for Careers in Construction

By Dr. Mittie Cannon, Director of Training and Workforce Development for Robins & Morton

As we celebrate Women in Construction Week from March 6-12, we should use this as an opportunity to promote construction careers to women of all ages. […]

Hitting the High Seas with Standardized Training

By Byron Dunn, President of Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium

The Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) first developed a shipfitter curriculum in 2010 followed by training bootcamps in 2011 to bring standardized training to the maritime industry. After all three bootcamps […]