Eliminating Barriers

CET understands that as adults, sometimes the most difficult barrier to education and employment are our circumstances. For that reason, CET has created a well-developed Resource Program that provides a number of in-house support services in addition to utilizing a network of service agencies to assist students in overcoming barriers to achieving success and self-sufficiency.


Some of the supportive services that are an integral part of the CET program at all locations, include:

  • Counseling
  • Computer Literacy
  • Employer Technical Advisory Board (TAC)
  • Financial Aid
  • Industrial Advisory Board (IAB)
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Mentoring
  • Trainee Leadership
  • Referral Services

Select CET Centers also offer additional services to assist trainees:

  • English as a Second Language (Vocational)
  • Subsidized Childcare
  • GED Preparation
  • Disabled & Injured Worker Training
  • Citizenship & Immigration
  • Technology & Internet Resources
  • Financial Literacy

CET trainees may also receive referrals for additional services and resources, such as:

  • Food Bank
  • Health Care Resources
  • Mental Health Education
  • Parolee Services
  • Homeless Housing & Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Tax Preparation Services
  • Migrant Health Programs
  • Energy Savings Programs (PG&E Care)
  • Domestic Violence Services

 and much more………