Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, BYF was established by NCCER in 1996 as an industry image enhancement and recruitment initiative. Organizations can utilize BYF and its vast resources whether they are using the NCCER programs or not.

Yes, visit the resource page for printable posters, brochures, flyers, infographics, classroom activities and more!

Hard Hat Heroes is BYF’s military initiative that seeks to recruit transitioning service members/veterans into the construction industry. Find more information here.

Yes! We encourage the use of our materials. Organizations who wish to link to our resources or pages do not need permission. If you are looking for approval to utilize BYF’s downloaded or image materials on your website, contact us.

BYF is a national grassroots effort that supplies industry and education professionals with resources to teach students about the opportunities in construction. We do not actively recruit or place students in jobs.

BYF offers state partnership packages to organizations looking to launch an initiative in their state. Find out more here

If you are looking for other ways to get involved with BYF, check out our spread the word page.