Admission & Tuition

Adult (ACT) Programs

  • At least 18 years of age or 17 with written parental/guardian permission
  • U.S. Citizen or Legal Alien (INS)
  • Pass a drug screen

Apprenticeship Programs

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Citizen or Legal Alien (INS)
  • High School Diploma or GED (Electrical)
  • Pass a drug screen
  • Interview with committee


The Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend is approved by the Texas Veterans Commission to receive benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 30), Post-9/11 GI Bill® (Chapter 33), Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill® (Chapter 1606), and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (Chapter 35).

  • Qualify for benefits under one of the accepted programs
  • Have available Veterans funds to cover tuition costs
  • Pass a drug screen

Eligible Veterans Programs

  • Shield Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Instrumentation Fitter
  • Construction Site Safety Technician
  • Mobile Crane Operations
  • Pipefitting

Disclaimer: CTCCB Board Of Directors And Or CTCCB Administration Reserves The Right To Amend, Alter, Change, Delete, Or Modify This Publication At Any Time, In Any Manner, Without Notice, As Deemed Necessary To Be In The Best Interest Of The Craft Training Center Of The Coastal Bend.

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