The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is the credentialing body for the NCCER CORE Curriculum certification. The NCCER CORE training course is a prerequisite to all other NCCER Level 1 craft curriculum in construction and industrial occupations such as carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, welding, drywall, and construction craft laborer. The NCCER standardized curricula introduces basic skills for obtaining and retaining industrial employment, including an introduction to hand tools, power tools, construction drawings, basic communication skills, basic safety, and basic employability skills. This certification-training course provides the foundational skills needed to continue entry-level education in any skilled-craft. OSHA 10, CPR and First Aid Certifications are included with this course.
For students who are committed to completing their GED while earning workforce credentials, the program will begin on June 4 and run through August 22. Class will meet Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30am-12:30pm. Beginning July 8, class will meet Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-12:00pm. Students are required to attend a three day registration session on Tuesday, May 28, Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30 to enroll in the program.
For students who currently hold a High School diploma or GED certification, class will begin on July 8 and run through August 22. Class will meet Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-12:00pm. A three-day mandatory registration session will be offered on Monday, June 24, Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26. Students are required to attend one of the three-day registration sessions to enroll in the program.
Please complete the form below to begin the registration process for the FREE NCCER Core course to be held this Summer in Richmond at Reynolds Community College (700 East Jackson St.). The complimentary course is offered to young adults ages 18-24 and for TANF participants ages 18 and older.