Episode 2 – California Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Collaborative (CAMAC)

March 31, 2017
The California Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Collaborative (CAMAC) is a partnership between industry, community colleges, ToolingU, and Goodwill Southern California. CAMAC is a US Department of Labor (DOL) registered apprenticeship that incorporates 16 occupations into a set of standards. The partners agree to the Pattern Standards of Apprenticeship and Goodwill acts as the administrative glue, coordinating activity and ensuring compliance to the program. This is 21st Century, hybridized, competency-based, apprenticeship. Learn more about this modern approach to workforce development and apprenticeship training!

Episode 1 – Employment Training Panel (ETP)

February 24, 2017
Yvonne Jonason, Economic Development Analyst, Employment Training Panel is the presentor on the Employment Training Panel (ETP). ETP provides funding to employers to assist in upgrading the skills of their workers through training that leads to good paying, long-term jobs. The ETP was created in 1982 by the California State Legislature and is funded by California employers through a special payroll tax. The ETP is a funding agency, not a training agency. Businesses determine their own training needs. ETP staff and other participating AMP SoCal partners are available to assist in accessing funds and other aspects of participation. Learn more!