Through the training center, your employees can now tap into a national network of certified craft instructors committed to improving the construction workforce. Students can be accredited and entered into the National Center for Construction Education and Research Registry.
ACT and the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) have partnered to provide a common entry point to construction industry careers. As part of the program, NCCER issues to trainees for documenting foundational skills. This Certificate serves as a nationwide entry point for further training.
"Construction work is somewhat different from what it was," said Ken Simonson, economist for the group, which is one of several partners supporting a marketing campaign run by the National Center for Construction Education and Research. "There is much more use of laser and GPS-guided equipment, building-information modeling and other things that require computer skills and use of technology that was not common before the recession."