Build Your Future

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What is Build Your Future?

Build Your Future is a NCCER initiative that is a collaborative grassroots approach to construction workforce forecasting and development that includes recruitment, training, placement, retention and image enhancement strategies.


What are The Goals of BYF?

  • Make career and technical education a priority in secondary schools
  • Shift the public’s negative perception about careers in the construction industry to reflect the wide range of professions available
  • Provide a path from ambition, to training, to job placement as a craft professional



"What If?" is a three-part video series with 90-second commercials established to create an emotional connection with the industry.

"Inside the Hard Hat" features four videos with footage and information from some of the most exciting construction careers.  

"How to Start a Career in Construction" details the steps to take for those interested in working in construction.  

"Credentials Matter" highlights how construction careers begin with high school CTE programs.