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< COVID-19 UPDATE >

Due to Governor Abbott’s recommendations, CTC’s Board of Directors have approved the SPRING 2021 SEMESTER.

The SPRING SEMESTER will begin January 11, 2021 through April 22, 2021.

 SPRING 2021 ONLINE REGISTRATION & TUITION PAYMENTS begins November 23, 2020.

 ONLINE REGISTRATION & TUITION PAYMENT DEADLINE is December 29, 2020 by Noon - NO EXCEPTIONS

Due to social distancing guidelines, students are to make payments online through the student portal or over the phone using a debit or credit card.

Note: ALL students will be required to adhere to social distancing and wear a mask that covers your nose and your mouth upon entering the buildings.

Students please check your email for more details.

This information is subject to change as policy is updated or circumstances change.

OUR TRAINING PROGRAMS

Welders who are trained in the latest technologies earn more and have better job opportunities. The average welder salary is $46,217 per year or $22.22 per hour.

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Adult Accelerated Craft Training

High School

Being a crane operator is one of the most rewarding careers you can choose. Crane operators are highly valued for their knowledge and expertise. The average crane operator salary is $55,595 per year or $26.73 per hour.

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Adult Accelerated Craft Training

Instrument Fitters and Technicians perform key installation and maintenance functions across several industries. The field of instrumentation covers important processes and knowledge areas, including piping, tubing, fasteners, and metallurgy.

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Adult Accelerated Craft Training

High School

Pipefitters install and repair both high and low-pressure pipe systems used in manufacturing, in the generation of electricity, and in the heating and cooling of buildings. The average pipefitter’s salary is $48,621 per year or $23.38 per hour.

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Adult Accelerated Craft Training

High School

Safety Technology provides instruction on how to implement and administer a company’s safety program. This course is designed for field managers, safety directors, safety committees, owner safety representatives, and insurance/loss control representatives.

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Adult Accelerated Craft Training

To prepare trainees for a career in the electrical field, we offer a comprehensive, 4-level Electrical curriculum that complies with DOL time-based standards for apprenticeship. Trainees will be placed in jobs with sponsor companies working full-time during the day and attending classes in the evening. The average electrician salary is $49,301 per year or $23.70 per hour.

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Adult Electrical Apprenticeship

 

The Plumbing Apprenticeship Program is a Registered DOL program leading to licensure as a Journeyman Plumber in the State of Texas. Trainees will be placed in jobs with sponsor companies working full-time during the day and attending classes in the evening. The average plumber’s salary is $48,621 per year or $23.38 per hour.

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Adult Plumbing Apprenticeship 

 

NCCER's Core Curriculum is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. Trainees learn the basic skills needed to continue education in any craft area, studying modules such as Basic Safety, Communication
Skills and Introduction to Construction Drawings.

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Adult Accelerated Craft Training

High School

WHAT CTC STUDENTS ARE SAYING

Testimonials

  1. Would recommend to anyone!

    It’s a great school to go to. I attend classes at night, and the welding instructors are great. I will be graduating from SMAW and am working on completing GTAW. The ladies in the front are friendly. I would recommend this school to anyone who would like to learn welding.
    Kathrynn Campos

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The Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend offers training in welding, pipefitting, instrument fitting, instrument tech, industrial painting, scaffold-building, mobile crane operations, and field safety/safety technology. The center also provides industry assessments in all craft areas including an NCCER Accredited Crane Performance Center and Rigger/Signal Person Performance Center.

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