CMTA receives $1 million to train 1,215 California workers

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Sept. 7, 2007 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

On August 24th 2007, CMTA was awarded a $1 Million Employment Training Panel (ETP) contract, allowing CMTA member companies and their suppliers to earn ETP training funds without applying directly to the State of California.  

Member companies such as NUMMI and Raytheon plan to use these training funds to train suppliers in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma. Other companies will use these funds for training in sophisticated technology such as Cisco Networks, Oracle Programming, Linux Programming and Network Security.

Training is offered at no cost to CMTA members on a first-come-first-served basis.

 Here are your company’s requirements:
    • Determine training needs;
    • Identify employees for training: managers, supervisors, hourly workers, etc.;
    • Select internal or outside trainers;
    • Review your training program with CMTA;
    • Submit required information to CMTA;
    • Track employee training via our free software; and
    • Earn training reimbursement.

Here are some of the services offered by CMTA at no charge:

    • Evaluate company’s training needs relative to the ETP program rules;
    • Review the program with your company representative;
    • Refer outside trainers if necessary;
    • Assist in assembling and completing all necessary documents to participate;
    • Provide free software to track all your training;
    • Complete all state required data entry and invoicing; and
    • Reimburse your company for all ETP-eligible training.

Please pass this news on to your Human Resources Department, Training Department or CFO.

For full details about the program, contact Rob Sanger at 916-498-3334 or email at   

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