Most frequent questions and answers

We offer Open entry enrollment, there is no waiting period to begin training. You can start any Monday of the month.

Effective January 1, 2022 students without a high school diploma or the equivalent to enroll in private postsecondary institutions (such as CDI) without having complete the admissions prerequisite of passing an alternate entrance examination. 

In short, this means you can now enroll without having a diploma, GED, or having to pass an ATB exam. 

→ Must be 18 or older to apply.

Tuition cost varies by the agency you utilize. Private pay can also vary based on your situation. Please call our office so we can provide you with more details. Hector Cartagena (559) 651-1425. 

You can apply here. Answer a few questions about yourself and we will get back to you asap. 

Small class environment. There are usually 4-8 students per class with a max capacity of 10  students. Additional instructors are used when we reach more than 5 students.

Yes, all of our instructors are bilingual and can train in Spanish or English. 

CDI participates with the following agencies: Local WIOA, JTO, Employment Connections, Proteus, Department of Rehabilitation, VA Education Benefits, and Workman’s Comp.

To see if you may qualify for free training with one of the agencies – we encourage you to fill out the application here. Once submitted, we will reach out to you within a 24 hrs. 

We have two options available:

→ Balance work, home, and school with flexibility in your class schedule.

→ Learn online. Learning online allows you to complete a training without having to drive to a campus every day. This is great for anyone wanting to make education a priority but can not attend in-class.