Merit Shop Training, Inc. (MSTI) is the educational affiliate of ABC Texas Gulf Coast Chapter.
Our mission is to train a highly skilled workforce for local industry and contractor members. MSTI achieves this mission with craft training delivered through our long partnership with Brazosport College. ABC Member company employees are eligible to train through the MSTI Craft Certification program at highly discounted tuition rates. This a competency based training program designed to prepare individuals for occupations in skilled crafts. A trainee commits to training and follows a structured course outline. They may move through the program at an accelerated pace based on their capabilities, rather than being tied to a strict time requirement. This training is a combination of classroom and laboratory, with a structured course outline, and on the job training. Students registered in the ABC/MSTI Program are also eligible to compete in the Local and National Craft Championships.
To learn about the various training options, contact the MSTI/ABC office at 979-824-7370. Craft areas include:
- Automotive Technology
- Construction Management
- Drafting Technology
- Heating, Air, Refrigeration Technology (HART)
- Industrial Electricity
- Industrial Pipefitting
- Instrumentation Technology
- Machine Technology: Machinist or Millwright
- Process Technology
- Safety, Health, Environmental Management
- Welding Technology
Register at www.brazosport.edu and complete the MSTI Registration Form. Email this form to [email protected] or bring it to the MSTI offices at 1002 ABC Avenue in Freeport, Texas.