We have to avenues to become a patron and support our on-going projects.

As of April 1, 2020, The Key Difference in Patron and Partner is

Partners are Individuals who want to use ETP Funds for their personal development are not allowed to use those funds as Patrons who are employers.

Apprenticeship Preparation Service

By empowering individuals and organizations with problem-solving skills and transformative technologies, we will help bring the benefits of digitization to one billion people by 2025.

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The Employment Training Panel (ETP) grants funding to employers in order to help them upgrade their workers’ skill level through training. This in turn leads to higher productivity and good paying, long-term jobs

ETP is a State of California program that was established in 1983

It is funded by your company’s tax dollars. A portion of UI tax is set aside for ETP general fund

 

  1. GIVE YOUNG PEOPLE ACCESS TO MODERN TOOLS OF PRODUCTION AT AN EARLY AGE
  2. LEVERAGE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITIES THROUGH INTRODUCTION
  3. SIT DOWN WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF MAJOR CORPORATIONS IN THE HAYWARD COMMUNITY
  4. TEST DRIVE CITYLAB PROFESSIONAL AND CISCO NETWORK ACADEMY AS A NEW CATALYST FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TO LIFT PEOPLE INTO THE MIDDLE CLASS
  5. LOOK CLOSELY AT OUR ZONING TO ACCOMODATE THE VARIOUS CAREER PATHS WE WOULD LIKE TO HIGHLIGHT
  6. AVOID DEAD ENDING OUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS BY FAILING TO INFORM STAKEHOLDERS AT LEAST MONTHLY
  7. INSURE HIGH-BANDWIDTH INTERNET AVAILABLE AS LOW-COST, SERVICE
  8. BUILD PREFERENCE FOR LOCALLY-MADE GOODS MADE IN HAYWARD
  9. ENCOURAGE A LOCAL SUPPLY CHAIN TO FLOURISH BY INVITING KEY OWNERS TO ATTEND PREVIEW SESSIONS
  10. MEASURE OUTCOMES IN TERMS OF THE NUMBER OF RESILIENT JOBS CREATED THROUGH CISCO

Our on-ramp classes are offered online, and are free to anyone with internet access.  After completing classes, or where interest in more defined, we offer live review and enrollment sessions both over the phone and in person.

Citylab Professional was created as a partnership between business leaders, educators, and accelerators to address the need to prepare students for professional Information Technology Network Support Careers; by building CityLab Professional: Learn without Limits CityLab is pioneering a path to jobs that are yet to be needed as we move towards the world where ‘things’ are connected to each other over the internet.

The CityLab Professional Network Academy strategy is to provide State-Certified Technical Training programs in a Productive Laboratory, we are enthusiastic and willing to help regional, state, national and global educational organizations work in partnership with their community to establish IoT Career Pathway Models.

  • ETP funds Performance-based Training Programs with monies collected through the Employment Training Tax (ETT) paid by California employers.

  • ETP contributes to a healthy California economy by funding training programs that assist employers and promote a skilled workforce, in order to compete in a global economy with constantly changing business and industry needs.

  • ETP keeps pace with statewide economic initiatives and workforce priorities, such as training for Veterans and At-Risk Youths.

  • Since 1982, ETP has funded over ONE BILLION DOLLARS toward training workers in more than 80,000 businesses.

  • An Employer – a private, for-profit employer, including affiliates, subject to paying Unemployment Insurance.

  • Group of Employers – Trade/Professional Associations, Joint Apprenticeship Training Committees, Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Corporations.

  • Training Agency – : Community Colleges, Universities, University Foundations, Regional Occupational Programs, Private Schools and other Certified Training Agencies.

  • Employees, including recently hired employees, are eligible to receive training.

  • Unemployed individuals, subject to receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits, are eligible to receive training through: Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grant Recipients, or Certified Training Agencies.

Classroom/Laboratory

    • Productive Laboratory
    • Electronic delivery training (E-learning)
    • Computer-Based Training (CBT)

Business Skills (e.g. Communication Skills and Time Management)

Continuous Improvement (e.g. Project Management and Process Improvement)

Manufacturing Skills (e.g. Production Techniques and Equipment Operation)

Commercial Skills (e.g. Automotive Repair, Construction Skills, and Telecommunications)

Computer Skills (e.g. CAD/CAM, Programming, and Resource Planning)

Management Skills (e.g. Customer Service, and Sales)