CET – San Bernardino

1430 Cooley Court, San Bernardino, 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.

San Bernardino Location

CET – San Bernardino is located at 1430 Cooley Court in the city of San Bernardino. About 540 students have graduated from this campus over the past few years. This location offers services for students in the form of post-graduation job placement options, career guidance to help students define their goals, and remedial education courses for licensure preparation or admissions requirements. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting cetweb.org.

Programs Offered

The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at CET – San Bernardino. Actual programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (408) 287-7924.

The welding program offered commonly takes about seven months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $12,000*
  • More than 80 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the welding program is about 7 months

To learn more visit our welding schools profile page to obtain a complete overview and school listings that may help you match the right school..

The heating and air conditioning (HVAC) program takes about eight months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $12,000*
  • More than 30 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) program is about 8 months

More detailed information and school listings are available through our heating and air conditioning (HVAC) Training information page.

The machinist program offered commonly takes about eight months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $12,000*
  • The machinist program takes about 8 months to complete

Learn more and find other schools listed by going to our machinist degree page.

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

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $12,000*
  • Students usually complete the building construction technology program in 8 months

More details and school listings are available through our building construction technology degree page.

The data entry technology program offered commonly takes about eight months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $12,000*
  • The data entry technology program takes about 8 months to complete

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

Program Details:

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $11,000*
  • The bus and truck driver program takes about 5 months to complete

Find out more bus and truck driver programs by visiting our bus and truck driver training profile page, which lists schools offering this program along with a career overview.

Notes:
*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 items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

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 Aid68%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$6,269
Receiving Student Loans61%$6,234

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
68%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,033