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CET - Sobrato

701 Vine St, San Jose, CA

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Center for Employment Training Schools

Center for Employment Training, commonly referred to as CET, is a system of schools that provide career training programs for interested individuals. The school is comprised of seventeen campuses in five states, with most of the schools being located within the state of California. The school was established in 1967 to provide educational opportunities for migrant workers coming into the United States. Over time the program was expanded, and its success relative to other similar schools was so great that it received funding to replicate its training model in other states.

Students who attend a CET campus will learn to work in a given field or industry through the tutelage of experienced and professional instructors. Facilities are designed to emulate real world settings in order to familiarize and acquaint students with environments that they will be working in. Upon completion students will receive a certificate that demonstrates competency for potential employers. The school primarily deals with disadvantaged populations as part of its mandate for improving social conditions.

Programs offered include:

  • Accounting
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Medical Assistant
  • Truck Driver

San Jose Location

CET - Sobrato is located at 701 Vine St in the city of San Jose. This campus has a graduating class size which is about 440 students in a given year. This campus provides services for students in the form of daycare assistance for individuals with children, remedial education courses for licensure preparation or admissions requirements, and career counseling to help students define their goals. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting cetweb.org.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs offered at CET - Sobrato. Acutal programs offered may be different than the list of programs below.. For a full list of programs available students may visit the school's website or call the school at (408) 287-7924.

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Medical Assistant (900 Hours)

The medical assistant program offered commonly takes about seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $10,000*
  • Student loans borrowed for this program total about $3,500**
  • Based on published reports, around 80 students completed the medical assistant program last year
  • Students usually complete the medical assistant program in 7 months

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Building Construction Technology (900 Hours)

The building construction technology program offered commonly takes about seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $10,000*
  • Last year, more than 60 students completed this program
  • Students usually complete the building construction technology program in 7 months

Electrical Equipment Installation and Repair (810 Hours)

The electrical equipment installation and repair program takes about seven months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $13,000*
  • $4,300 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • Around 50 students completed the electrical equipment installation and repair program last year
  • Students usually complete the electrical equipment installation and repair program in 7 months

Culinary Arts (810 Hours)

Culinary arts program takes ,as reported, seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $11,000*
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $5,000 in student loans**
  • Takes about 7 months to complete

Auto Mechanic (810 Hours)

The auto mechanic program offered commonly takes about seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $9,000*
  • On average, $1,800 in student loans are owed upon completion of this program**
  • Around 50 students completed the auto mechanic program last year
  • The auto mechanic program takes about 7 months to complete

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Medical Administration (810 Hours)

Medical administration program takes ,as reported, seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $9,000*
  • Around 50 students completed the medical administration program last year
  • The medical administration program takes about 7 months to complete

Notes:
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attendance is approximately $13,600 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $100. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at CET - Sobrato, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships80%$4,426
Receiving Student Loans60%$5,469

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 17%.

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IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.