Contract Type 2016/17 Caps 2017/18 Caps
Single Employer $750 K $750 K
Single Employer Small Business $50 K $50 K
Critical Proposals $900 K $900 K
Multiple Employer (MEC) $950 K $950 K
MEC Apprentice Training: Per Sponsor $450 K $450 K
Note: All MECs: Funding is limited to one contract per fiscal year.
|Contract Category||Allocations FY 2017-18|
|Multiple Employer Contracts (MEC)||$21,000,000|
Priorities and Priority Industries
• Allied Healthcare
• Biotechnology and Life Sciences
• Green/Clean Technology
• Goods Movement and Transportation Logistics
• Information Technology Services
• Technical Services
|•Job Creation Priorities
•Priority Industries (shown adjacent)
•Projects with a Demonstrated Investment in California’s Economy
•Projects Serving Drought-Impacted Regions of the State
•Critical Proposals – GO-BIZ References
•Projects Serving Veteran Trainees
•Small Business Projects
Lowest Funding Priorities:
- Adult Entertainment – This includes the design, manufacture, distribution, servicing, management or sale of products or services in the adult entertainment.
- Commission Sales occupations in Retail Trade
- Mortgage Banking – This includes financial and collections institutes.
- Car Dealerships
- Multi-Level Marketing
- Training for employees of Training Agencies
- Truck driving schools
- Partners & Principals in Professional Firms – This includes legal, architectural, engineering, accounting, and tax advising firms.
- Support Costs – Multiple Employer Contract (MEC) support costs will default to the highest percentage (8% of training costs for retraining and 12% for new hire training). Applicants must justify the need for and amount of support costs, case-by-case.
- Employer Demand in a MEC – Multiple Employer Contractors requesting funds for retraining must demonstrate participating employer demand for training, based on the MEC’s prior performance. If prior performance is 80% or more, the MEC must demonstrate 60% demand. If prior performance is less than 80%, the MEC must demonstrate 80% demand.
- Substantial Contribution (SC) Levels – SC will default to the lowest percentage (floor). The Panel has flexibility to set levels on a case-by-case basis at a higher percentage (ceiling).
- Floor: 15% first-time SC and 30% subsequent SC
- Ceiling: 30% first-time SC and 50% subsequent SC
- Training Vendors in a MEC – Training vendors are limited to providing no more than 50% of training in a single MEC.
Latest Press Release
The State of California’s Employment Training Panel announced today it approved 38 contracts worth more than $8.3 million to train 9,132 workers. The panel awarded nearly $745,000 to the Northern California Elevator Industry Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Trust Fund to train 680 apprentices and journeymen in the building and maintenance of elevators and escalators.
Training Agency Certification
The Employment Training Panel has adopted guidelines to be used in making eligibility determinations for funding training by private post-secondary schools (Training Agencies). See summary of Training Agency Certification guidelines.
The determination of funding eligibility will be made by ETP during pre-application, with reference to these guidelines. (See also Unemployment Insurance Code Section 10210 and Title 22, California Code of Regulations Section 4400(z).