National Center for Construction Education & Research
250,000 jobs. That's not just a number needed to fill the jobs created by workers leaving the building and plant construction industry. It's a number created by men and women leaving jobs in shipbuilding, shipyards, ship repair facilities, and offshore rigs - the Maritime industry. This industry - our industry - is facing a skilled workforce crisis due to an aging workforce and dwindling pool of workers from which to draw.
In partnership with the NMEC (National Maritime Education Council), NCCER is developing the first ever standardized and nationally recognized Maritime curricula.
In addition to our standard instructor requirements, instructors of this craft must achieve:
Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.
This program includes an introduction to several other NCCER crafts, which allows opportunities for further career development.
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Below is a list of subject matter experts for this craft: