The National Center for Construction Education and Research announced the endorsement of its Sustainable Construction Supervisor Training and Certification Program by the Green Building Certification Institute.

“The GBCI is pleased to endorse NCCER’s Sustainable Construction Supervisor Training and Certification Program,” said Beth Holst, vice president of credentialing for GBCI. “The demand for sustainable buildings is quickly transforming our built landscape. There are currently over 29,000 projects registered with GBCI that are seeking LEED certification. These projects need construction professionals on the job who are armed with an in-depth understanding of green construction practices. The Sustainable Construction Supervisor program recognizes the vital role of construction professionals in the implementation of green building practices and design, and it delivers relevant training to the individuals who work on LEED and other green projects.”

This program includes a training module that was developed for sustainable construction management for supervisors and a related certification exam. To further the importance of this program, the module has also been approved by the U.S. Green Building Council for 20 general and LEED specific (BD+C, ID+C, and O+M) continuing education hours for credential maintenance.

“GBCI is proud to stand behind NCCER’s leadership in the realm of green construction education as they raise the bar for the construction industry,” Holst said.