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
|•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
• Allied Healthcare
• Biotechnology and Life Sciences
• Green/Clean Technology
• Goods Movement and Transportation Logistics
• Information Technology Services
• Technical Services
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 today announced it approved 52 contracts worth $7 million to train nearly 8,800 workers. The panel awarded more than $600,000 to Studio Arts, Ltd. to train 600 workers in advanced technologies used in motion picture, television and post-production.
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).