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The Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Program sponsors and Contractors

This page is being developed as a resource for apprenticeship program sponsors. Please contact your Consultant with any comments or suggestions on this page.


Training fund Grants

The training fund grant for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
These grants are for apprenticeship programs in the building and construction trades only.

Important Notices
Program Guidelines
Employment Development Department
Apprentice cancellation process
  • Letter announcing new apprentice cancellation process version
  • DAS 5 Form (Rev 9/06) Request for Cancellation of Apprentice Agreement (For Cause) version version
Interactive databases
Apprentice : Journeyman Roofer Ratio
  • Ratios:  For all work, the ratio of Apprentices to Journeymen employed by the employer may not be more than one Apprentice to one Journeyman by contractor calculated at the end of the job.  The ratio may  not exceed three Apprentices to one Journeyman on a daily basis, and each individual contractor may not exceed the one to one ratio by the end of the job.  There must always be Journeyman supervision of Apprentices and it is never appropriate to have Apprentices working without Journeyman Supervision;
  • This ratio will apply to all work bid after January 1, 2008, or where the project is not subject to a bid process, where the contract for the work is entered into or the contract is executed after January 1, 2008.
  • Note that the minimum ratio of 1 apprentice hour to each 5 journeyman hours established by labor code remains unchanged. 

[Excerpt from Roofer Ratio Change Letter November 2007]

Barber / cosmetologist agreement approval process
  • Joint letter from the California Barber and Cosmetology Board & the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to barber and cosmetology programs. version
  • Letter from the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to the barber and cosmetology programs regarding the new apprentice agreement approval process. version
  • The barber / cosmetologist apprentice agreement DAS1 BC version version

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September 2014