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About The NCCER Online Catalog

Through the Contren® Learning Series, NCCER and Pearson build products with one goal in mind—developing the skills of our current and future workforce. From new online learning tools to an ever-growing list of craft training and assessment titles—NCCER provides those teaching and learning the trade with the tools needed for success.

The Contren® Learning Series prepares the individual for every step along the construction career path. Every member of the construction workforce, from the entry-level craftsperson to Crew Leader to Project Manager, benefits from Contren®. It is the complete construction education package.



NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) education foundation created in 1996 to develop standardized construction, maintenance, and pipeline curricula with portable credentials and help address the critical skilled workforce shortage. NCCER's training process of accreditation, instructor certification, standardized curriculum, national registry, assessment, and certification is a key component in the industry's workforce development efforts. NCCER also drives multiple initiatives to enhance career development and recruitment efforts for the industry.

NCCER is headquartered in Gainesville, Fla., and is affiliated with the University of Florida's M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction.

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