Are you eligible to become an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor?

Those entities which may be accredited included but are not limited to:

  • Contractors
  • Owner/Operators
  • Trade Associations
  • Labor Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Correctional Agencies
  • Temporary Employment Agencies*
  • Consultants*
  • Proprietary Schools (both non-profit and for-profit)*
  • Public, Post-Secondary Community & Technical Colleges*
  • Other entities deemed appropriate by NCCER*
  • International Organizations**

*Applications will be reviewed for appropriate industry linkage and program resources.

**Eligibility determined by NCCER based on market, type of organization and availability of appropriate training materials.

Please review the Accredited Training Sponsor Eligibility page on the NCCER website for more information, or find a full list of eligibility and accreditation requirements listed in the Accredited Training Sponsor (ATS) Guidelines.

Accredited Training Sponsor Eligibility

All Applicant training sponsor organizations must have been in business for at least 12 months prior to application date. NCCER will verify this eligibility requirement when reviewing an organization's proof of business documentation.

Please contact NCCER via phone at 1-888-622-3720 or email at if you have any questions about your organization's eligibility to apply as an Accredited Training Sponsor.