CET Santa Maria has been training and placing its students in good paying jobs since 1978. Currently it occupies approximately 20,000 square feet of classrooms, labs and offices at its modern facility located in central Santa Maria. We offer training in four in-demand skills:
• Business Office Administration
• Green Building Construction Skills
• Medical Assistant
• Truck Driver
The Green Building Construction Skills program has a workshop area, a separate classroom, and the capacity to use outdoor areas adjacent to the building. The Business Office Administration program occupies one classroom, which is set up for data entry and computer skills training. The Medical Assistant program occupies three spaces: one for traditional classroom activities and two for front and back office simulation activities. A separate classroom is devoted to the English as a Second Language program. The Truck Driver program occupies one classroom for theory: basic operation, safe operating procedures, advance operating procedures and offsite training on: vehicle inspection, non-vehicle activities and State License preparation.
A unique feature of our open-entry program is that it allows you to be trained and job ready in as little as six months. CET’s flexible approach to job training is hands-on, highly individualized and self-paced. It includes life skills instruction, workplace simulation, human development, supportive services and job placement assistance. At CET Santa Maria we are also proud to be a Veteran approved training provider.
We only train for jobs that are in-demand by employers and our curriculum is carefully developed in partnership with local industry employers. With the input from these employer advisors, CET training programs are kept abreast of technological advancements and of the current requirements of industry for entry-level positions in each industry. Also, we work closely with employer recruiters and human resources representatives to match job-ready students to employer needs.
CET is a non-profit, community-based organization. We’re here to help you get job training if you think we have what you’re looking for. There is never any pressure to enroll, so Connect with Us on Facebook
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For more information about our graduation rates, the median student debt, and other information visit http://cetweb.org/for-students/gainful-employment-reports/