7100 Employment Development Department
Program Descriptions


The Employment Training Panel (ETP) is a statewide program that supports California's economy and employers, including small businesses, in training workers needed to compete in the global economy while providing workers with reasonable wages and secure employment. The ETP is a significant economic development tool for business attraction and business retention and works in partnership with business, labor, and government. The ETP, in conjunction with state and local partners, prioritizes special economic development initiatives with the objective of retaining and creating high-skilled, high-paying jobs throughout the state.