Facility Features

CPET Entry Photo

CPEt Facility Plant

CPET Inside View

CPET Panel


  • Largest petrochemical training facility (151,000-square-foot instructional complex with a separate Process Training Unit) in Gulf Coast Region built for industry, designed by industry
  • Exterior 8,000-square-foot glycol distillation unit used to teach process operations and develop troubleshooting skills for entry, advanced credit students, and incumbent workers
  • Multifunctional glass pilot lab for training process systems
  • Conference, training, and assembly spaces designed to accommodate academic, community, and industrial functions
  • 33 Custom interior labs, including 3 computer labs
  • 20 Interactive classrooms
  • Degree and certificate programs: Air Conditioning Technology, Electrical Technology, Electronics, Engineering Design Graphics (Drafting), Environmental Health and Safety Technology, Instrumentation/Analyzer Technology, Nondestructive Testing, Pipefitting Fabricator, Process Technology, and Welding
  • Architect: IBI Group 
  • Contractor: Tellepsen Builders
  • Total cost of building: $60 million
  • Funded by the College’s $425 million 2015 bond referendum


CPET address: 7901 W. Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, Texas 77507 

More information: sanjac.edu/cpet

Media contact: Torrie Hardcastle, San Jacinto College director of public relations, 281-998-6139, torrie.hardcastle@sjcd.edu

Printable Facility Overview Flyer (pdf)

CPET Brochure (pdf)