NCCER recommends for all new Primary Administrators to complete the checklist (cover page) as they review the accompanying NCCER Primary Administrator Responsibilities Guide.

The following guide serves as a reference material for individuals new to the Primary Administrator role. After reviewing this resource, you should have a better understanding of your responsibilities as a Primary Administrator and be prepared to develop an internal policy that documents your procedure and process for fulfilling these responsibilities. Please note that a finalized copy of your internal policy will be requested during all audits, so please be sure to have this in a secure and accessible location.

Sections of the guide include links to support articles and instructional resources. Please click these links to access step-by-step instructions on how to complete the relative action or process. Some items are also supported by the NCCER Accreditation Guidelines, which you will find the respective section name listed in the guide. You will need to access the Accreditation Guidelines and navigate to the named section using the Contents page for more information on the listed item.

Please review the guide below and contact NCCER Customer Support by email at or phone at 1-888-622-3720 if you have any questions.

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NCCER Primary Administrator Responsibility Guide