Center for Advanced Training & Apprenticeships

Welcome to the Center for Advanced Training & Apprenticeships (CATA), where our commitment is to foster economic growth and prosperity in Hidalgo and Starr counties and beyond. Students earn marketable skills, participate in employment, and build connections for future career opportunities. Join us in advancing the local workforce and contributing to our community's economic development.

At CATA, we offer a diverse range of customized training programs tailored to meet the specific needs of various industries. Our programs are designed to equip participants with marketable skills, ensuring they are well-prepared for the demands of the workforce. Explore our programs to discover how we can help you excel in your chosen field.

Our Purpose

At CATA, we are dedicated to supporting the long-term, sustained growth of Hidalgo and Starr counties, as well as international markets. We achieve this through customized, innovative training programs and workforce development services designed to meet the unique needs of various industries.

Empowering Industries

We work closely with businesses and organizations in sectors such as manufacturing, transportation, warehousing, logistics, renewable energy, construction, and more. Our goal is to enhance employee skills and knowledge, improve productivity and efficiency, and help them adapt to the demands of a rapidly changing economy.

Building Partnerships

Collaboration is at the heart of our approach. We actively seek to build strong partnerships with local and international businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies. Together, we aim to create a more dynamic, competitive, and resilient regional economy.

In a rapidly evolving economy, staying ahead is crucial. CATA helps businesses adapt to industry changes by providing training and development services that promote agility and innovation.

"These training courses are a valuable tool for both our employees and our organization. By investing time in training, organizations can help their employees become more effective and productive, which can lead to increased profit and success." 

Sustaita Forwarding, LLC

"Your commitment to providing hands-on experiences and practical training has greatly enriched the educational experience of our students and inspired them to explore career pathways in high-demand industries." 

Beatriz Valenzuela,
Region One ESC

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