LinkedIn NCCER Craft
Instructor Forum

For access to the most current tips and to communicate with other NCCER craft instructors, join the new NCCER Craft Instructor’s Forum on LinkedIn.


Skilled Trades: COVID-19 Career
Education Guidelines

CCAR and NCCER, with support from Electude, have partnered to create a set of guidelines and resources to deliver skilled trades education that is safe and effective for both instructors and students.

Getting Started

Webinar Software

Zoom Meeting and
Webinar Tips

Distance Learning with

PBS LearningMedia Video

To assist instructors with common issues encountered while remote proctoring, NCCER has compiled a list of helpful third-party videos. Click the topic below to watch the video playlist.

Adding Videos to NCCERconnect

Want to share a great video with your students? Add it in NCCERconnect for your students to watch as part of their course work.
Watch this walk-through or download the how to guide to learn upload a video for your students to watch.


Partner Resources

StanleyBlack&Decker University via DEWALT

Check out a sneak preview of what is coming as NCCER and StanleyBlack&Decker work together. These current product courses are available through the StanleyBlack&Decker University.


Steps to get started:

  1. Go to:
  2. Click sign up and follow prompts to create an account.
  3. Under Primary Group, type: NCCER Training Supplements
  4. Click continue and start accessing online courses!

Southwire Solutions University

Free technical training through webinars and training classes. Trainings are taught by Southwire’s subject matter experts and topics change monthly so check back to keep up to date!


Steps to get started:

  1. Go here – Southwire Solutions University
  2. Click the “Register Now” button in the top right and following prompts.
  3. Under Registration Type, select End User.
  4. Keep an eye out for your confirmation code in your email and get started!

Upcoming topics:

  • Plan and Execute Successful Feeder Wire Pulls
  • Copper v Aluminum
  • Branch Circuits Job Site Planning and Execution
  • Ampacity 1010
  • Wire & Cable Engineering Solutions for Fast-Growing Data Center Projects
  • MV and 600 Volt Industrial Cables
  • Southwire Metal Clad (MC) Cables in Commercial & Healthcare Applications

Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Resources

  • Planning for a COVID-19-Impacted School Year – Download guide.
  • Distance learning resources for CTE educators. Explore resources.
  • Six free courses to help teachers make the transition to online instruction (free through May 1). Get started.
  • Skills to Succeed Academy access free of charge to CTE educators. Learn more.

Advance CTE – Resources and Updates to Aid in Virtual Learning

Collection of resources, including:

  • Department of Education updates
  • CDC recommendations
  • Distance learning aids
  • Working from home tips

Miller Electric – Welding Theory Content and Classroom Materials

Welding Education and Training page with numerous FREE tools for instructors, including:

  •  OpenBook™, learning management software designed to help Instructors plan, offer, and assess student learning with engaging modules, quizzes and welding assignments
  • PowerPoint Presentations and quizzes for classroom usage to support OpenBook content
  • Posters for classrooms and labs

Breaking Ground, NCCER's Newsroom

Articles to help with online learning from NCCER's own Ed Prevatt, Katrina Kersch and Deanna Quintana.

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