The eight-member Employment Training Panel is responsible for assessing California's workforce trends and economic development needs. Thus, the Panel establishes funding priorities each Fiscal Year. The following are effective for FY 2012-13.
- For-Profit Training Schools - This includes schools where the cost of training is normally covered in full through student financial aid and ETP funding is for part of a more comprehensive curriculum.
- New Hire Truck Drivers - This excludes training proposals with formal involvement of trucking company employers and/or unions.
- New Hire Security Guards
- Temporary Agency Employees (Retraining)
- Adult Entertainment Industry - This includes the design, manufacture, distribution, servicing, management or sale of products or services in the adult entertainment and gambling industry.
- First-time training agencies - This does not include non-profit schools (e.g. Community College Districts).
- Support Costs - Multiple Employer Contractors must justify the need for and amount of Support Costs.
- Employer Demand - Multiple Employer Contractors requesting funds for retraining must demonstrate firm commitment to training by Participating Employers equivalent to at least 80% of the requested amount of funding.
|Single Employer - Priority Industry||$600,000||$450,000|
|Single Employer - Non-Priority Industry||$500,000||$350,000|
|Job Creation - Retrainee||$600,000
|Combined Single Employer & Job Creation - Retrainee||$800,000||$700,000|
|Annual Employer Limit (all facilities)||$1 M||$1 M|
|AB118 single Employer - Priority Indusry||$650,000
|AB118 Multiple Employer||$850,000
Amendments: Requests to increase funding in these areas for existing contracts will be evaluated case-by-case based on performance.