CET – Sobrato

701 Vine St, San Jose, CA

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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 410 students in a given year. This campus provides services for students in the form of daycare assistance for individuals with children, post-graduation job placement options, 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 program takes ,as reported, seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $10,000*
  • On average, $3,500 in student loans are owed upon completion of this program**
  • 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 program takes ,as reported, seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $10,000*
  • Around 60 students completed the building construction technology program last year
  • Students usually complete the building construction technology program in 7 months

Electrical equipment installation and repair program takes ,as reported, seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $13,000*
  • $4,300 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • Around 80 students completed the electrical equipment installation and repair program last year
  • The length of the electrical equipment installation and repair program is about 7 months

The culinary arts program offered commonly takes about seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $11,000*
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $5,000 in student loans**
  • Students usually complete the culinary arts program in 7 months

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

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $9,000*
  • $1,800 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • Around 30 students completed the auto mechanic program last year
  • The length of the auto mechanic program is about 7 months

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The medical administration program takes about seven months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $9,000*
  • Last year, more than 30 students completed this program
  • Takes about 7 months to complete

Notes:
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

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 2011 was around 22%.

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