NCCER supports the advancement of sustainability in the construction industry. As the developer of industry-driven curricula, NCCER continues to promote green building practices in its training programs. NCCER was awarded LEED-Silver certification for its headquarters in Alachua, Florida and is a proud Education Partner of USGBC's.
NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created in 1996 as The National Center for Construction Education and Research. It was developed with the support of more than 125 construction CEOs and various association and academic leaders who united to revolutionize training for the construction industry. Sharing the common goal of developing a safe and productive workforce, these companies created a standardized training and credentialing program for the industry. This progressive program has evolved into curricula for more than 70 craft areas and a complete series of more than 70 assessments offered in over 4,000 NCCER-accredited training and assessment locations across the United States.