The Solution


Leveraging the resources NCCER already has in place, develop a national Maritime Workforce Development program for the shipbuilding and repair industry that includes:

  • Modularized, industry-driven, task-based curricula
  • Portable skills credentials
  • A proven system to accredit instructors and facilities to ensure quality of instruction
  • A proven system to certify individuals who successfully complete training through validated knowledge and skills assessments
  • A national registry to record certifications and to provide individuals and employers with training transcripts and assessment results
  • A sustained career awareness, industry image, and recruitment initiative