The Economic Development Collaborative helps companies access funds to offset employer costs for customized, job skills training thanks to a contract with the Employment Training Panel (ETP). Employers in manufacturing, biotechnology, agriculture, nursing and healthcare, construction, high technology services, multimedia and entertainment, goods movement and transportation logistics can access this funding.
To benefit from this program, employers must be actively paying into the California Unemployment Fund on behalf of employees. Employees must:
NOTE: Safety training cannot exceed 10% of total training hours per trainee.