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.

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Finding the Next Generation of Craft Professionals

By Melissa Hockstad, vice president of petrochemicals for American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers

The following blog was reprinted with permission from AFPM and was originally published on June 24, 2016.

One of the most significant challenges facing the fuel and petrochemical […]

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 […]

Don’t Overlook the Talent in Your Own Backyard

By Carl Peters, Director of Training for The Lincoln Electric Company

According to the 2014 Construction Outlook Survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America, 77 percent of construction executives agree that the most important issue facing the construction […]

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