Software, services, and expertise for the business of shipbuilding.

        • Achieve a Quick ROI
        • Sliced implementations and our expertise means a benefit from day one, without a lengthy setup.

        • Integrate, Collaborate, Re-use
        • SSI’s Open Shipbuilding Platform gives you a future-proof source of truth for your shipbuilding projects.

        • Change Management
        • Get visibility into changes, understand the impacts, and have the right information at the right time to execute the change.

        • Adapt and Innovate
        • Create a local or virtualized shipbuilding environment for your global distributed workforce.

        • Changing from Another Solution
        • SSI makes it easy to switch from other platforms and keep your existing data.

        • Design
        • The most significant opportunities to impact the cost of building and operating a ship are found in the design and engineering phase.

          Initial Design  |  Basic Design  |  Detailed Design

        • Build
        • Even a smaller shipbuilding project is immense in scope and scale. Manage the challenges that are unique to ship construction.

          Prepare  |  Fabricate  |  Assemble

        • Maintain
        • With the majority of a ship’s life taking place after it’s been built, it’s crucial to ensure that the organization has a clear picture of the vessel at all times.

          Digital Twin  |  Repair / Refit  |  Operations

        • Nexus
        • SSI Nexus is a community for users, creators, & implementers of SSI software.

        • SSI Certified Training
        • SSI Certified Training allows SSI users to access detailed training exercises, materials, courses, and certifications.

        • SSI Blogs
        • The SSI blogs are your place to get insights from our CEO into the intersection of shipbuilding and technology, see how shipbuilding is moving forward, and keep up with SSI news.

          Lighthouse Waveform  |  Shipbuilding Solutions

        • ShipConstructor
        • A complete line of solutions for the design, engineering, and construction of ships and offshore projects.

        • EnterprisePlatform
        • Tools to connect and share data across every system in the shipyard and make information available.

        • ShipbuildingPLM
        • The only truly shipbuilding-specific product lifecycle management (PLM) platform.

        • Company
        • Learn more about SSI and our leadership.

        • Locations & Contact
        • You need a partner with a global presence.

        • News
        • The latest on SSI and shipbuilding.

        • Events
        • Join us at our next event, conference, or trade show.

        • Partners
        • Learn more about our Platform and Development Partners.

        • Clients
        • See the industry leaders who trust SSI.

        • Careers
        • Help us make the business of shipbuilding possible.

SSI Certified Training is included as a benefit of your subscription. To access the training, users need only to have a Nexus account. This account provides you with entry to detailed training exercises, materials, courses, and certifications. Enhance your skills and productivity with our hands-on, realistic training directly related to ship design and engineering.


I’m an expert and proficient with many different CAD software platforms and have taken numerous online courses before. That said, I can confidently say that the ShipConstructor course is by far the best with its well laid out lessons and instructions.

Bill Bailey – Certified ShipConstructor User

SSI Certified Training for Organizations

See how establishing a well-defined training program that incorporated SSI Certified Training and directly addressed shipbuilding specific challenges helped Genoa Design International achieve: 

  • Massive company growth. 
  • Success in remote onboarding. 
  • Shorter times to proficiency. 
  • Industry-leading training. 
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What’s included?

SSI Certified Training Curriculum

  • PDFs and videos for ShipConstructor & EnterprisePlatform software.
  • Hull and Structure & Outfitting Course classes.
  • Latest Version of ShipConstructor software.
  • Realistic Training Project of a ship to work in. (Note: All SSI training is hands-on!)
  • Ability to earn certificates for every class completed.
  • The opportunity to advance your productivity, skills and career.

Autodesk Training Videos for:

  • AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD Mechanical
  • AutoCAD Plant
  • Navisworks
  • Inventor

Sample Training Videos


Getting Started

  1. Access the SSI Certified Training Downloads on Nexus: Your subscription includes this benefit. Simply log in with your Nexus account to get started.
  2. Read and follow the instructions in the ShipConstructor Essentials PDF to Install and set up ShipConstructor correctly and deploy the training project so you can start using it.
  3. Work through the ShipConstructor Essentials PDF cover to cover, then check your work with the Verifier program. If your work is correct, you’ll be issued your first certificate. If not, you’ll be able to go back and fix any issues, then re-check with the Verifier as often as you need to. This class is a prerequisite to all our other classes, so once you’re done, you can choose which class to do next.

Already have a Nexus account?


Get a Trial

Want to excel in shipbuilding? Get certified in ShipConstructor software! This certification makes you stand out and is a trusted credential in the industry. If you’re not with a client who has an active subscription, don’t miss out on our 60-day trial to experience our top-notch training. If you are with a subscribed client, head over to our SSI Certified Training for Companies page for direct access. Start your certification journey now and take your skills to the next level!

Training for Companies

Boost productivity and aid hiring. You want your staff to be as productive as possible. Certifications from SSI allow you to quickly find out who is qualified for a job and determine the best people to promote. SSI Clients with subscription get access to all SSI Certified Traning resources.

Training for Academic Institutions 

Help your graduates succeed. Either through a prepackaged curriculum or as part of a larger course, SSI Learning resources add real-world applicable training and experience to naval architecture and marine engineering programs. For more information or to get started, connect with SSI through the Trial Request form.