INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College’s Building Construction Technology program received notification of successfully meeting the standards for The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Accreditation, as outlined in the NCCER Accreditation Guidelines & Program Compliance.

The audit for accreditation included a single NCCER auditor reviewing files for proper documentation, inspecting classrooms and labs, reviewing live courses, and interacting with faculty, staff and students. Accreditation of the program will remain in effect for three years, with a reaccreditation date in September 2019.

“Including NCCER certifications in our construction coursework across the state has added considerable value to students and employers alike,” said Ryan Voorhees, assistant professor of building construction technology, Ivy Tech Community College. “Students have the opportunity to earn NCCER certifications in every course, a welcome plus that adds value to their education at Ivy Tech. In addition, employers can more readily gauge a student’s skill set by a quick glance at the NCCER certifications a student has acquired.”

“This is yet another example of how Ivy Tech is continuously improving the workforce programs to better serve students and industry,” said Glen Roberson, assistant vice president of academic workforce programs, Ivy Tech Community College. “Ivy Tech’s state-of-the-art equipment, redesigned curriculum with nationally recognized certifications, and credentialed and certified faculty are a powerful combination to successfully drive Indiana’s workforce development.”