California Apprenticeship Initiative

Updated December 2016

This postsecondary education initiative of the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) seeks to increase employer participation in apprenticeships and create new apprenticeship training programs.

Competitive grants are made in four areas:

  • New Apprenticeship Programs—projects serving 20+ apprentices ($10.5 million, 24 to 30 months)
  • Apprenticeship Accelerator Programs—support for existing Registered Apprenticeships ($1.5 million, 12 months)
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Programs—projects serving 15+ pre-apprentices ($2 million, 24 months)
  • Employer Outreach, Evaluation, and Technical Assistance—($1 million, 24 months)

Resources: Overview, Legislation (2015-2016 California Budget Act)