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.
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.
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.
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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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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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.
WHAT CTC STUDENTS ARE SAYING
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.
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.