About NCCER

NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry which allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. The National Registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

Maritime Industry

Hitting the High Seas with Standardized Training

By Byron Dunn, President of Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium

The Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) first developed a shipfitter curriculum in 2010 followed by training bootcamps in 2011 to bring standardized training to the maritime industry. After all three bootcamps […]

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    Demand for Craft Professionals Impacting the Shipbuilding Industry

Demand for Craft Professionals Impacting the Shipbuilding Industry

By Byron Dunn, President of Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium and Director of the Alabama Technology Network

At the end of 2014, the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) surveyed member shipbuilding and repair yards, along with skilled craft providers, to capture […]