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Employment Development Department

Workforce Investment Act

State of California's Eligible Training Provider List

California's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL) was established in compliance with the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. The purpose of the ETPL is to provide customer-focused employment training for adults and dislocated workers. Training providers who are eligible to receive Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) through WIA Title I-B funds are listed on the ETPL.

California's statewide list of qualified training providers offers a wide range of educational programs, including classroom, correspondence, Internet, broadcast, and apprenticeship programs.

You can search hundreds of training providers by choosing one of the following links. Select your area of interest below:

Training Provider Lists all public and private education and training institutions identified by the State of California as eligible to receive WIA training funds.

Program Lists all approved programs (courses or combination of courses) submitted by eligible training providers. Approved programs lead to an employment goal, and may award graduates with a diploma or certificate.

Training Site Location Lists the physical location of each training site, searchable by city, county, or statewide.

Occupation Occupational titles may be entered to search for programs that provide training under a different name or in a comparable field.

Apprenticeship Lists all formal apprenticeship programs in California that have been approved to receive WIA training funds. An “apprentice” develops marketable job skills in a structured, coordinated work and school training program. For more information on apprenticeships, visit

You may submit questions, concerns or problems related to ETPL to Contact Us, and you will receive your answer by e-mail within two business days. If your question requires more than two business days to answer, you will be informed.

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Additional Information
Due to daily updates, the ETPL system may be unavailable from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Individuals interested in training services should contact their local America’s Job Center of California.

If you are a training provider who would like to be on the California ETPL, please contact your local workforce investment area where you will provide the training service

For other ETPL information, contact the Workforce Services Division at (916) 654-9311. TTY users, please call the California Relay Service at 711.

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