Training programs offered in

El Centro, CA

CET provides you essential training for your future. What sets CET apart as a trade school is our open-enrollment admissions. If you are ready to start, CET is ready to help you. With temporary distance learning and flexible schedules for hands-on training, we’re here to get you started no matter what the circumstances. Work Hard. Be Strong.

Administrative Hours

M–F: 7:00am – 4:00pm

Day Schedule
M-F: 7:00am – 1:30pm

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

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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... Learn more
Green Building Construction Skills
Job training program in green construction In this construction job training program, you’ll learn about buildings from the ground up. You’ll learn about energy conservation methods, energy transfer, ... Learn more
Retail Operations Specialist
Career training for a job in retail operations In this hands-on job training program for retail operations, you’ll learn cashiering, customer relations and inventory control. You’ll also study shippin... Learn more
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... Learn more
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 ... Learn more
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... Learn more

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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. From day one, we train you like you are on the job. All our programs give you instruction and then you put it into practice with hands-on training. If you need extra support, CET offers Vocational English as a Second Language and basic skills. We train you for success.

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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.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median student debt, and other information visit Consumer Information - El Centro, CA