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Demand for Craft Professionals Impacting the Shipbuilding Industry

At the end of 2014, the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium (GSSC) surveyed member shipbuilding and repair yards, along with skilled craft providers, to capture industry wage and benefit information on hourly production workers.

Selecting the Appropriate Mobile Crane

In the world of mobile cranes, there are many factors to consider when making the decision as to which crane to use, rent or purchase.

Changing the Landscape through Industry and Education Partnerships

Many industries today are impacted by a growing shortage of skilled workers.

Looking Beyond Traditional Sources to Find Qualified Workers

After more than twenty years of searching for solutions to the craft workforce shortage, employers are still looking to the same sources for qualified workers.

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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.


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