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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



Deadline Registration & Payment for Summer 2019!

Payment & Tuition deadline is May 7th at 12 noon!

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AWS 2018 HS Welding Competition Champions!

1st Place Pipe Winners – Tristan Osborn – Flour Bluff HS / Arturo Lopez – Odem HS 3rd Place Pipe Winners – Timonthy Phillips – Calallen HS / Raleigh Oden...

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Congratulations to our 2018 CTC Welding Pipe Contest Winners!


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Press Release – Coastal Bend Community Foundation

PRESS RELEASE September 21, 2018 The Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend (CTCCB) was just awarded a $15,000 grant from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation (CBCF). This grant is...

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