Affordable Education

CTCCB is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization. Partnerships with industry, higher education, and the community mean affordable education for you.

Earn while you learn

Courses are offered from 6-9 pm Monday-Thursday so you can work full time while you attend school.

Hands On Learning

State-of-the-art lab facilities simulate real world application.

The Associated Builders and Contractors Merit Shop Training Program, Inc., DBA Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend (CTCCB) strives to meet the shared manpower needs of the Community, Business, and Industry by providing an education in the crafts for the construction industry. The goal of the CTCCB is to develop craft professionals who are drug free, experienced and capable to work under the highest professional standards.


Adult- Accelerated Craft Training

Apprenticeship Programs

High School Programs



Now Enrolling for Spring 2018!

We are now accepting applications and payments for our Spring 2018 semester. Click Apply Today!

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New Student Orientation Date and Payment Date Have Changed for Fall 2017! Please Click for more information.

Due to many hurricane displaced students and employees CTC Adult Orientation has been rescheduled to next Tuesday, September 5th at 6:00 p.m. in CTC Building #4. We will also continue...

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Now Enrolling for Fall 2017!

We are now accepting applications and payments for our Fall 2017 semester.  Click Apply Today!

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Congratulations to our 2017 Top Dogs!

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