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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Best Practice Profile: ABC, Greater Michigan

This blog has been reprinted from pathways.nccer.org. For more program profiles, visit the Best Practice Profiles resource page.

In 2012, as a response to the growing shortage of craft professionals within the state, Associated Builders & Contractors Greater Michigan Chapter […]

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    The 2015 National Craft Championships from a Competitor’s Perspective

The 2015 National Craft Championships from a Competitor’s Perspective

By Chris Stearns, Welder Apprentice at LPR Construction

Each year the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) hosts its National Craft Championships to celebrate the training and education efforts of member contractors. Craft trainees from programs across the country come together […]

STEM + Skills = Construction Careers

By Stephen Toups, Senior Vice President of Turner Industries

Earlier this year, Turner Industries teamed up with Mike Rowe (previous host of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs”), NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF) at the USA Science & Engineering Festival […]