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Training programs available in

El Centro, CA

CET provides you with trade school training for your future career. With year-round open enrollment, if you are ready to start, CET is ready to help you.
With hands-on training, you learn the skills you need. A full-time schedule means you can complete programs in under a year. 

Work Hard. Be Strong.

Administrative Hours

clockM–F: 7:00am – 4:00pm

Day Program Schedule
M-F: 7:00am – 1:30pm

Evening Program Schedule
M-F: 3:00pm - 9:30pm

Contact Us

294 South 3rd Street
El Centro, CA 92243


phone (760) 337-6565
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Training Programs Available


Accounting Clerk

Career training for a job in the accounting field The accounting clerk program prepares you to get your start in accounting and begin a career as a bookkeeper, accounts payable clerk, or accounting as... 

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Truck Driver I

Accelerated program for a job in truck driving CET’s truck driver course is one of the best in the industry.  In this accelerated version, you’ll train to become a truck driver in 10 weeks. Being the ...

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Green Building Construction Skills

Job training program in green construction In this 8-9 month construction career training program, you’ll learn hands-on and theory based construction techniques and regulations.  The students will le...

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Welding Fabrication

Career training for a job as a welder In this hands-on welding job training program, you’ll get the skills and training you need for a job as a welder. Practice shop safety, shop math, shop English, a... 

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Truck Driver

Career training for a job in truck driving In this hands-on truck driving job training program, you’ll train to become a truck driver by driving an actual tractor. That’s pulling a 53 foot trailer. CE...

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Why Choose CET?


What makes CET different?

All of CET’s programs are competency-based, meaning you master the skills you need, and you don’t worry about a letter grade. All our programs give you instruction and then you put it into practice with hands-on training. From day one, we train you like you are on the job. If you need support, CET offers Vocational English as a Second Language and basic skills.

We train you for success in your future trade.

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Our programs are Veteran Friendly!

CET has been providing job training in the El Centro community for over 35 years and works with employers directly to meet current requirements in each industry. What your future boss will expect, we will expect. We don’t just talk about helping you get the skills to get the job, every CET student receives job prep and job search support.  We work closely with hiring businesses to match job-ready students to employer needs.

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