Launch Your Students on a Construction Career

Construction Program

Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills, Sixth Edition, is the foundational prerequisite for all other craft training curricula. The Sixth Edition features a highly illustrated design, technical advice and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Thoroughly reimagined, Core, Sixth Edition remains aligned with OSHA's 10-hour program.

Introductory Modules include:

  • The Construction Industry
  • Math
  • Safety
  • Tools

Available with NCCERconnect - In conjunction with a rich and engaging eText, NCCERconnect supports student learning with a variety of auditory, visual, and interactive elements. The easy-to-use interface allows instructors to deliver their course using preloaded content and essential course management tools, including auto-grading which saves teachers time!


Build Your Future in Construction

A new module added to Core, Sixth Edition introduces students to the various careers available to them as well as construction site environments.


Newly Added and Expanded Features in the Text

  • QR codes that link to career profile videos
  • Expanded coverage of construction drawings and construction math
  • Introduction to Hand Tools and Introduction to Power Tools modules have been significantly updated to cover a variety of the latest equipment available

Enhance Your Students’ Experience with NCCERconnect

NCCERconnect is a powerful online training solution ideal for students and teachers in the construction trades whether in a classroom or a remote environment. Student resources include the complete student eText, engaging videos and animations, real-world projects, as well as interactive and automatically-graded quizzes and assessments. For teachers, the platform is completely customizable and includes comprehensive course management tools to make preparing, teaching and reporting easier and more effective.


Features That Reinforce Chapter Concepts and Engage Students

    Assignable, self-paced module overviews includinge illustrations and videos with embedded self-assessment for the student.
    Immersive, interactive activities that enhance the NCCERconnect Core 6e training experience.
    Projects have students applying what they learn and getting hands-on with tools, PPE and materials to create, build, install and more.
    Professionally produced, up-to-date and fully accessible videos engage all levels of students.
    Open-ended questions give students practice for their first interviews and helps prepare them to be workforce-ready.

Discipline: Career & Technical Education

Copyright: 2022

Grade(s): 9 - 12

Delivery Method: Blended (Print & Digital)

Device: Smartphone, Tablet, Computer

Funding Sources: Carl D. Perkins, ESSER

Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills, Sixth Edition

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