National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3)

National Coalition of  Certification Centers

National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) was established to address the need for strong industry partnerships with educational institutions in order to train the next generation of skilled professionals by implementing and sustaining industry-recognized portable certifications that have strong validation and assessment standards.

Organized as a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, NC3 seeks to fulfill its mission and vision with all community colleges and technical institutions across the United States by:

This will result in the national educational arena having strong and sustainable relationships with industry that result in transportation, aviation, energy, advanced manufacturing, building trades, and other centers of excellence that deliver a highly-skilled workforce that allows local and regional economies to grow, and industries to expand and compete globally in the marketplace.

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