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NCCER has recognized that there are certain crafts that are either relatively new to the industry or are a compilation of skills from more than one traditional craft. These particular crafts require some additional instructor requirements. Please see the following chart:

 

Craft/Course

Instructor Requirements*

Your Role in the Green Environment

Must achieve at least one of the following:

  • Pass an instructor’s exam covering the material in the Your Role in the Green Environment module, or
  • Possess an NCCER Sustainable Construction Supervisor Certified Written*** Credential, or
  • Possess active Green Associate or LEED Accredited Professional status (not Green Advantage)

Sustainable Construction Supervisor

Must possess and produce one of the following professional credentials:

  • NCCER Sustainable Construction Supervisor Certified Written***
  • LEED Green Associate
  • LEED AP without specialty
  • LEED AP BD+C; LEED AP O+M; or LEED AP ID+C

Weatherization Fundamentals

  • Must be certified to teach the Core Curriculum

Weatherization Tech (Level 1)

  • Must pass the instructor exam for Weatherization Technician Level One

Building Auditor Level 2

  • Must be an NCCER-Certified HVAC instructor
  • Must pass an instructor exam that covers all non-HVAC modules in the Weatherization program

Crew Chief Level 2

  • Must be an NCCER-Certified HVAC instructor
  • Must pass an instructor exam that covers all non-HVAC modules in the Weatherization program

Intro to Solar

  • Must possess a minimum of journey-level electrician experience
  • Minimum of one year field experience installing solar PV panels

Solar PV Installer

  • Must possess a minimum of journey-level electrician experience
  • Minimum of one year field experience installing solar PV panels

Intro to Wind Energy

  • Must be certified to teach the Core Curriculum

Wind Turbine Maintenance Tech Level 1

  • Must be an NCCER Certified Electrical instructor;
  • Must pass an instructor exam; and
  • Must have at least one year of experience in the wind industry.

Alternative Energy

  • Must pass an instructor’s exam based upon the material.

Safety Orientation

Must be a Construction Site Safety Orientation (CSSO-Instructor); which includes:

  • Successful Completion of NCCER Field Safety or OSHA 500
  • One of the following:
    • Associate’s degree or higher in Safety from an accredited post secondary education instruction; with a minimum of two years of construction experience; or
    • Five years safety experience as a safety trainer, instructor, educator, or safety supervisor in the construction industry; or
    • Journey-level experience in area of expertise.

Field Safety (CSSS)

Must be a Construction Site Safety Supervisor (CSSS-Instructor); this includes:

  • Successful completion of NCCER Field Safety and 11 selected modules** from NCCER Safety Technology or OSHA 500
  • One of the following:
    • Associate’s degree or higher in Safety from an accredited post secondary education instruction; with a minimum of two years of construction experience; or
    • Five years safety experience as a safety trainer, instructor, educator, or safety supervisor in the construction industry; or
    • Journey-level experience in area of expertise.

Safety Technology For 11 selected modules** (CSST)

Must be a Construction Site Safety Technician (CSST-Instructor); this includes:

  • Successful completion of NCCER Field Safety and NCCER Safety Technology
  • One of the following:
    • Associate’s degree or higher in Safety from an accredited post secondary education instruction; with a minimum of two years of construction experience; or
    • Five years safety experience as a safety trainer, instructor, educator, or safety supervisor in the construction industry.

All Safety Technology (CSSM)

Must be a Construction Site Safety Master (CSSM-Instructor); this includes completing one of the following:

  • Certification as Certified Safety Professional or Associate Safety Professional; or
  • Safety Degree from any Accredited Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET)-approved program and 4 years of professional safety experience; or
  • Any degree with a minimum of five years full-time safety experience; or
  • Successfully complete NCCER Safety Technology with a minimum of five years full-time safety experience; or
  • Minimum of ten years full-time safety experience.

Power Industry Fundamentals

  • Must be NCCER-certified instructors for the Core Curriculum.

Power Generation

  • Must possess NCCER certification as an instructor in a related discipline, including: Millwright, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Industrial Maintenance E&I, and/or
  • Experience working in a power plant or power-generation facility (Qualified Journey-level Power Plant Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician/I&C Tech)

Power Line Worker: Distribution

  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in the Power Industry

Signal Person

  • Anyone qualified to teach the current Rigging Fundamentals, Rigging, Basic Rigger, Intermediate Rigger, Advanced Rigger, and/or Mobile Crane Operations curriculum can be qualified to teach the Signal Person curriculum.

Introduction to the Maritime Industry

  • Minimum of three years maritime-related experience

Maritime Pipefitting

  • Minimum of three years maritime-related experience

 

* All instructors must have successfully completed modules 1-10 of the ICTP and be a CT-ICTP or MT-ICTP.

** 11 selected modules from NCCER Safety Technology: 75204-03, 75205-03, 75206-03, 75208-03, 75209-03, 75210-03, 75212-03, 75213-03, 75214-03, 75215-03, and 75216-03.


 

 

 

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