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As required by Labor Code section 3075, the Division posts on this web-page copies of proposed new apprenticeship standards (including proposed amendments to apprenticeship standards to include new work processes or occupations). The Division also posts on this web-page copies of decisions regarding applications for new apprenticeship programs. Interested parties may subscribe to email notification of new postings on this page by using the button at the top of the page.

Proposed new and revised program standards

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J. Givoo Consultants Inc./SLO Partners Apprenticeship Committee

New program (employer subscription agreement) proposal. Posted February 19, 2019

Software Test Specialist
Computer Support Specialist (Desktop Support Technician)

Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation Apprenticeships of California (AMTAC)

Full revision of standards, 3 occupations added. Posted January 24, 2019

Machining & Maintenance Worker II
Plant Maintenance Worker II
Mobile Refrigeration Technician

Westside Works Apprenticeship Program

New program proposal. Posted January 3, 2019

Quality Assurance Technician
Pest Control Advisor
Irrigation Design Specialist
Farm Equipment Mechanic
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Industrial Welder
Industrial Electrical Technician
Plant Production Supervisor
Ag Business Sales Professional
Human Resources Generalist

Master Barber & Cosmo Apprentice Academy

New program proposal. Posted November 30, 2018

Central Valley Maintenance Apprenticeship Committee

Program Revision add Electrical Technician. Posted November 15, 2018
Maintenance Mechanic
Electrical Technician

California Rural Water Association

New program proposal. Posted November 13, 2018
Water Systems Operation Specialist
Wastewater Systems Operation Specialist


Recently approved and revised program standards

Strong Workforce Apprenticeship Group Health Care Apprenticeship Program

New program. Approved February 4, 2019.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technician

BYD-SMART Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

New program. Approved February 4, 2019.
Industrial Manufacturing Technician

Helping Other People Evolve Apprentice Academy of Cosmetology and Barbering

New program. Approved February 4, 2019.

Stanislaus County Area Manufacturing & Maintenance Apprenticeship Committee

Full revision of standards, 1 occupation added. Approved February 4, 2019.
Electro-Mechanical Technician

OPENTECH LA Apprenticeship Committee

New program. Approved January 14, 2019
Health Information Technology Specialist
Computer Support Specialist
Computer programmer
Information Technology Project Manager
Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Medical Laboratory Technician
Information Security Analyst
Microbiology Quality Control Technician
Chemistry Quality Control

Riverside City College Cook and Pastry Apprenticeship Program

New program. Approved January 14, 2019
Pastry Cook

Statewide Cannabis Industry Employers Joint Apprenticeship Committee

New program. Approved January 9, 2019
Pharmacy Technician (Cannabis)
Cannabis Nursery Specialist
Manufacturing Technician (Cannabis)
Cannabis Distribution Driver


New program. Approved January 4, 2019
Tool & Die Specialist

Glendale, Burbank, San Fernando Valley & Antelope Valley Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 761

Amended program no changes to work processes. Approved November 13, 2018
Maintenance Plumber (Service & Repair)

SEIU Early Care & Education Head Start Apprenticeship Program

New program. Approved June 18,2018
Teacher Assistant with Associate Teacher Permit
Teacher with AA-T Degree in Child Development
Master Teacher with BA Degree in Early Childhood Studies

SLO Partners Apprenticeship Committee

Amended. Program area expansion, 10 programs added, updated 2 programs. Approved June 18,2018
IT Business Analyst
Data Center Technician
Computer Support Specialist
Cloud Operations Specialist
Software Test Specialist
Web Developer
Software Developer
Network Security Administrator
Windows Systems Administrator
Linux Systems Administrator
Database Administrator
Project Manager

Techtonica Partners (Trainee program)

New program. Approved June 18,2018
Software Engineer


February 2019