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: April 2016

11 Steps to Creating a Simulated Workplace in the Classroom

By Dr. Philip Cleveland, Deputy Superintendent for Career and Technical Education at Alabama State Department of Education

Last year the Alabama State Department of Education launched its Alabama Simulated Workplace initiative to transform the culture of career and technical education […]

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    Carolinas AGC and NCCER Collaborate to Develop Consensus-Based Supervisor Assessment

Carolinas AGC and NCCER Collaborate to Develop Consensus-Based Supervisor Assessment

By Amy King, Communications Manager for NCCER

While it is common for new construction supervisors to go through some level of training, the training and assessments they receive are rarely consistent across the industry. As with craft positions, this lack […]

Housing Lab Teaches Students to Build from the Ground Up

By Amy King, Communications Manager for NCCER

With more than 800 students and 27 different career paths, the Upper Valley Career Center (UVCC) in Piqua, Ohio, offers a model career and technical education program for high school students. With support […]

Instead of Raising Wage, Focus on Workforce

By Brian Sampson, President of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Empire State Chapter

The following blog has been republished with permission from the Ithaca Journal and was originally published on March 29, 2016.

As we enter what is likely to be […]