CET – Oxnard

761 South C St, Oxnard, CA

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.  In fact, nine of the eleven campus locations are located in California which range from Santa Maria to Sacramento.  The other two campus locations are found in Alexandria, Virginia and El Paso, Texas.

The roots of the school trace back over fifty years.  Specifically, 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
  • Business Management
  • Construction Management
  • Medical Assistant
  • Automotive Technician
  • Electrician
  • Welding Fabrication
  • HVAC Specialist
  • Green Technology
  • Machine Technology / CNC
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Medical Assistant
  • Truck Driver

Financial aid may be available to qualifying students.  Examples of financial aid can include Pell Grants, scholarships, FSEOG, Federal work study, PLUS, student loans, and/or CHAFEE.  For additional information on CET, campus locations, or degree programs that may be a fit for you, simply request information on our portal and the school will be in touch to help you learn more.

Oxnard Location

The Oxnard branch of Center for Employment Training is located at 761 South C St. This campus has a graduating class size which is approximately 110 students in a given year. This location offers services for students in the form of remedial education courses for licensure preparation or admissions requirements, career guidance & assistance to help students define their goals, and post-graduation job placement opportunities. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting

Programs Offered

The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by CET – Oxnard. The list may differ from the actual programs offered, for a complete list of what programs are offered students may visit the school's website.

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The medical assistant program offered on average takes about eight months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $12,000*
  • Last year, more than 40 students completed this program
  • Students usually complete the medical assistant program in 8 months

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The machinist program offered on average takes about eight months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $12,000*
  • Students complete this program in usually 8 months

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The building construction technology program offered on average takes about nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $12,000*
  • Around 20 students completed the building construction technology program last year
  • Students complete this program in usually 9 months

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The bus and truck driver program takes about five months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $11,000*
  • More than 10 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the bus and truck driver program is about 5 months

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The data entry technology program takes about eight months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $12,000*
  • Students complete this program in usually 8 months

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

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around -. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $100 application fee for students applying to the school. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact CET – Oxnard for more information.

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 Aid79%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships78%$9,314
Receiving Student Loans38%$6,363

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