You can receive credit for NCCER’s Core curriculum plus an additional 8 modules* in the following craft* areas: Concrete Finishing, Sustainable Construction and Safety Technology. In the chart below, an X next to a module indicates you are eligible to receive credit for that module.

If an X does not appear next to a module then additional training is required for the craft level* completion. Each module builds upon one another to accomplish a level completion and this information is tracked in NCCER’s Registry System.  An industry- recognized credential* is awarded with level completions and each craft usually has three to four levels.

*Refer to NCCER’s definitions located on the right hand-side of the screen to fully understand these terms.


NCCER's Core curriculum is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum and gives the trainee the basic skills needed to continue education in any craft area he or she chooses.

CoreN/A00101-15Basic Safetyx
CoreN/A00102-15Introduction to Construction Mathx
CoreN/A00103-15Introduction to Hand Toolsx
CoreN/A00104-15Introduction to Power Toolsx
CoreN/A00105-15Introduction to Construction Drawingsx
CoreN/A00106-15Introduction to Basic Rigging(optional)
CoreN/A00107-15Basic Communication Skillsx
CoreN/A00108-15Basic Employability Skillsx
CoreN/A00109-15Introduction to Material Handlingx

Concrete Finishing

This two-level curriculum covers a range of specific content such as the characteristics of concrete, using concrete as a building material and the process of curing concrete.

Concrete Finishing123101Introduction to Concrete Construction and Finishingx
Concrete Finishing123102Safety Requirementsx
Concrete Finishing123103Properties of Concretex
Concrete Finishing123104Tools and Equipment
Concrete Finishing123105Preparing for Placement
Concrete Finishing123106Placing Concretex
Concrete Finishing123107Finishing, Part One
Concrete Finishing123108Curing and Protecting Concrete
Concrete Finishing123109Introduction to Troubleshooting
Concrete Finishing223201Properties of Concrete, Part Twox
Concrete Finishing223202Estimating Concrete Quantitiesx
Concrete Finishing223203Forming
Concrete Finishing223204Site Concrete
Concrete Finishing223205Architectural Finishes
Concrete Finishing223206Industrial Floors
Concrete Finishing223207Superflat Floors
Concrete Finishing223208Surface Treatments
Concrete Finishing223209Quality Control
Concrete Finishing223210Making Repairs

Additional Topics

Module credit can be earned within these different topics. Some of these modules are related to craft levels while others are standalone credentials.

Craft / TopicLevelModuleTitleCredit
Sustainable ConstructionN/A70101-15Your Role In the Green Environmentx
Safety TechnologyV575218-03Environmental Awarenessx