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Center for Employment Training

A teacher instructs a student at So Others Might Eat's Center for Employment Training

A Building Maintenance Service Technician student participates in hands on training in the CET workshop classroom.

The SOME Center for Employment Training's mission is to empower people out of homelessness and poverty and into living wage careers through marketable skills training, human development, basic education and job development. SOME offers three courses of study to prepare students for living wage careers in high-growth fields:

Medical Administrative Assistant: students learn Introduction to Allied Health, health care communications, medical records and billing, computer training, reception and clerical skills.

Building Maintenance Service Technician: students learn carpentry, electrical engineering, plumbing, HVAC, and safety standards.

Electronic Health Records Specialist: students learn to manage Electronic Health Records systems and to
perform tasks such as billings, record verification and reporting.

Program Highlights

One hundred twenty-seven students graduated from the Center's intensive job training program in 2013.

Ninty-six students secured employment at jobs paying an average wage of $12.95 per hour in 2013.

How to Apply
Walk-in Application Hours are Wednesday or Friday at 8:30am. Please bring a picture ID, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate and PPD test results valid within one year.

SOME Center for Employment Training
2300 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE
Fourth Floor
Washington, DC 20020
202.292.4460
cetinfo@some.org