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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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 […]

SENA Brings NCCER Training to Colombia

By Amy King, Communications Manager for NCCER

NCCER programs have been utilized in countries outside of the U.S. since the beginning through domestic Accredited Training Sponsors. However, as the first international NCCER training sponsor, Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA) began […]

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    CTE Month: Its Meaning, Benefits and Connections to Construction

CTE Month: Its Meaning, Benefits and Connections to Construction

By Kevin Oshinskie, Project Associate for ACTE

This month, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, an annual celebration of CTE professionals and partners. During February, we not only raise awareness […]

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    Developing a Global Construction Skills-Based Curriculum: Is it Possible?

Developing a Global Construction Skills-Based Curriculum: Is it Possible?

By Daniele Dixon, Director of Product Development at NCCER

The lack of linkage between what is taught in schools and what is needed on the job front is one of the main drivers for the skilled global workforce shortage. According […]

Mitigating the Labor Supply Risk

By Daniel Groves, President of CLMA®

In the fourth year of economic recovery, workforce shortage concerns continue to rise. Many wonder if and where they can find the available craft necessary to complete the large projects underway and in the […]